Our campaigning work focuses on raising issues of importance to the profession and their patients, including sugar, mouth cancer and antimicrobial resistance, and lobbying to ensure better oral health for everyone
We advise on UK, EU and international dento-politicals, scientific and educational policy and work to ensure evidence-based and effective policy-decision making for the profession
We fight for fairer pay for all dentists working across the UK. Each year, we use your evidence to make the case to Government on uplifts for general dental practitioners and to improve pay and working conditions for salaried and hospital dentists.
UK dentistry is affected by the UK's membership of the EU, and by the decision to leave, in a wide number of ways. We outline the main areas where Brexit is likely to have an impact on dentistry and outline the BDA's policy position on Brexit.