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Dentists' well-being and work-related stress


The BDA carries out a range of research on work-related stress and well-being among dentists, and dentists' working conditions. The BDA's research programme in this area covers three main themes:


Dentists' mental health and burnout: The BDA Research team is currently engaged in research on dentists' mental health and burnout in the profession. This builds on the BDA's previous research on work-related stress. To learn more about this research project and the BDA's work in this area, then please click here

Dentists' personal well-being: Since 2012, the BDA has been monitoring dentists' level of personal well-being using a set of indicators developed by the UK Government to track levels of well-being in the UK population. For more information about the BDA's research on dentists' well-being and BDA reports on this topic please click here

Work-related stress and dentists' working conditions: In 2013 and 2014 the BDA carried out research to identify levels of work-related stress among UK dentists and the determinants of high job stress. For more information about the BDA's research on work-related stress and BDA publications on this topic, please click here

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For more information, please contact the BDA Research Team​