BDA campaigns

We are dentistry
We are dentistry is a story about what dentistry looks like in 2017: the clinicians, the teachers, the campaigners, and the innovators that make up our profession.
It’s a story of the great work dentists do every day.

NHS filesNHS organisational failures​
What we are doing for dentists to help combat the reported decline in performance of key agencies, including NHS England, the Business Services Authority and Primary Care Support England
Orthodontic procurement legal challenging
We are challenging NHS England’s use of a ‘Dynamic Purchasing System’ in its tendering of orthodontic services


ThinkstockPhotos-511918506.jpgTackling stress in dentistry
We want to find out what the causes of stress are so that we can find solutions to support dentists and to help foster positive working environments.
antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance
Currently 25,000 people die each year in Europe from sepsis caused by antibiotic resistant bacteria. Find out what you can do to help reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance and ensure you are prescribing correctly.

Sugar and children's oral health
We are campaigning for public health legislation that helps to limit the amount of sugary food and drink children consume in the UK. Check out our top tips for your patients


Oral cancers
Dentists and their teams have a vital role to play in ensuring oral and mouth cancers are detected early and patients are informed about the risk factors, find out what you can do


Teeth whitening
We lobbied the European Commision to remove all legal restrictions on dentists so they can carry out procedures in line with accepted clinical practice. We have posters and infographics to help inform your patients about safe whitening