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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 along with special interest groups.


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.

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.


Download the full Branch Programme 2019.

Northern Ireland Branch events 2019


​March 2019

Saturday 30 March 2019
Lyttle Cup - BDA vs IDA (host)
County Louth Golf Club, Baltray, Drogheda 9:30 
Golf Convenors Bruce Williamson and Mark Lenny

Download the flyer for more informaiton. 
For booking click here.

​April 2019

Saturday 13 April

Young Dentists CPD and Social Night

The Baytree, Holywood, Co Down


For booking click here

Download the flyer here

​May 2019

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Neuro-lingustic programming for oral health

Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast 19:00

Professor Liz Kay, Foundation Dean of the Peninsula School of Dentistry, Oral Health Foundation President

Book online here.

Download the flyer here

​June 2019

Saturday 28 June 2019

BDA Golf Captain's Day

Royal Belfast Golf Club

Golf Convenors Bruce Williamson and Mark Lenny

Download the flyer for more information. 
For booking click here.

​September 2019

Tuesday 3 September 2019

How to improve endodontic success rates in general practice

Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast 19:00

Dr Carol Tait, Endodontic Specalist and Senior Lecturer in Endodontics Dundee Dental School


Book online here.

Flyer coming soon.


​Friday 20 - Sunday 22 September
Rosapenna Scientific Weekend
Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort

Golf Convenors Bruce Williamson and Mark Lenny

Download the flyer for more information. 

​October 2019

Tuesday 8 October 2019

'When Dentistry is a pain in the face' - an update on what general practitioners need to know about persistent pain after dental proceedures

Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast 19:00

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

Book online here.

Flyer coming soon.


​Saturday 12 October 2019
BDA Northern Ireland Gala Ball
Titanic Hotel, Belfast 
Dinner, drinks and dancing.

Book online here
Download the flyer here.

​November 2019

Tuesday 12 November 2019

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. 

Booking not required. You will be asked to sign in on arrival.

For more information contact 

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

Malone Lodge Hotel, Belfast 19:00 - 20:30 
Stephen Hancocks, Editor-in-chief BDJ and David Westgarth, Associate Editor BDJ portfolio

Book online here
Flyer coming soon.

*change to printed programme


 Meet the members

President 2019

President Elect 2020

Claudette Christie

 Paul Brennan

Hon. Scientific Secretary 2019

Hon. Social Secretary 2019

Gemma Taylor
028 9061 3322

Philip McLorinan
028 9061 3322

Hon Treasurer 2019

Immediate Past President 2018

Lisa Hall​

Mr. Martin W. Curran

Branch Council Members

NI Member elected to BDA PEC

Jeremy Doogan, Neil Farmer, Richard Graham, Edel Hughes, Peter Ramsay-Baggs, Anne Stevens




Philip Henderson (2016 - 2018)

Peter Crooks (2019 - 2021)