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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Branch supports all members living in Northern Ireland and encourages continued professional development for dentists and their teams along with networking.

There are no sections within this branch but an active Young Dentist Group exists, as well as CDS Group and a Hospitals Group. 


BDA NI Branch events provide an unparalleled opportunity for learning, networking and professional development in the dental community in Northern Ireland. These high quality clinical and professional lectures help you to ​proactively keep your learning up-to-date.

Northern Ireland Branch events 2019

Branch evening events normally earn 2.5 ​hours of CPD and run as follows.


19:00 - Sign in and sponsor stands 
19.20 - Announcements and ‘hot topic’ speaker 
19.40 - Refreshments and sponsor stands 
20:00 - Main speaker 
21.20 - Closing remarks and questions

21:30 - End


BDA NI Branch CPD events are open to BDA members free of charge and to non members for £40.00, unless otherwise stated. 

Following the changes in GDPR legisaltion all attendees must now book in advance. You can find booking links to our upcoming events below.

Call the Events team on 020 7563 4590 to book over the phone (open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00).

For registration queries email us at

Download the full Branch programme 2019 or see the Terms and conditions (including cancellation policy)


Tuesday 8 October - 'When Dentistry is a pain in the face' 

An update on what general practitioners need to know about persistent pain after dental proceedures. 

Dr Dermot Canavan, Practitioner Specialisng in the management of orofacial pain

Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast 19:00

Download the flyer for more information.

Book now to secure your place. 

Saturday 12 October - BDA Northern Ireland Gala Ball
Dinner, drinks and dancing.

Titanic Hotel, Belfast 

Download the flyer for more information. 

Book now to secure your place.


Tuesday 12 November - BDA Northern Ireland Branch AGM

Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast 18:40 - 19:00

All members encouraged to attend. Please have your membership number to hand. 

You will be asked to sign in on arrival.

For more information contact: or download the flyer.

Tuesday 12 November - How to get published and how the BDJ portfolio can help*

Stephen Hancocks, Editor-in-chief BDJ and David Westgarth, Associate Editor BDJ portfolio

Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast 19:00 - 20:30 

Download the flyer for more information.

Book now to secure your place. 

*change to printed programme

Meet the members

President 2019

Claudette Christie 

President Elect 2020

Paul Brennan

Hon. Scientific Secretary 2019
Gemma Taylor
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Hon. Social Secretary 2019
Philip McLorinan
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Hon Treasurer 2019
Lisa Hall
Immediate Past President 2018

Mr. Martin W. Curran

Branch Council Members
Jeremy Doogan, Neil Farmer, Richard Graham, Edel Hughes, Peter Ramsay-Baggs, Anne Stevens
NI Member elected to BDA PEC
Peter Crooks (2019 - 2021)