​​British Dental Conference and Exhibition 2017
Thursday 25 - Saturday 27 May | Manchester Central

​Where the dental world meets

Over 160 Conference and Exhibition sessions

140+ leading visionaries, thinkers and experts under one roof


Programme  |  Registration​  ​|  Exhibition​  Future dates​ | Sponsors


​​Why attend?

Our three day event will offer you the chance to earn verifiable CPD* - including the GDC's recommended subjects, network with your peers and learn about the latest innovations and technologies at our exhibition. 

*See below for details on accessing your CPD. 

"The lectures invigorate your practising styles, ideas and methods" Dr Penelope Green, Squadron Leader, RAF 

It is an unmissable event in the UK dentistry calendar, attracting over 4500 dental professionals across the three days.

The BDA is owned and run by its members. We are a not-for-profit organisation; all our income is reinvested for the benefit of the profession. 



Our programme

Our superb conference programme is designed by dentists for dentists and their teams, giving you the dental knowledge and insights you need.

The result of research with dentists and input from across the dental profession, our programme provides you with the latest thinking in dentistry, delivered by some of the best speakers in the business.

​The 2017 programme will feature sessions on paediatrics, orthodontics for the general practitioner, adhesive dentistry, implants, restorative dentistry and more.​


The Conference 2017 app - download today!

Begin planning your visit. 

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Hear from star speakers in dentistry on a variety of topics


​Top class ​speakers: 

Over 160 sessions and over 140 different speakers 
Topics for all dental professionals
​Developed by dentists for you and your team​

​Topic highlights: 


​Everyday restorative dentistry | Aesthetics for everyone
​Toothwear | Periodontics | Endodontics | Orthodontics | Paediatrics
plus lots of core CPD

"The quality of the lecturers reignited my passion for my job. It helped me rember why I trained in and enjoy dentistry!" 


3 easy steps for online evaluation and accessing your CPD

1. Open your personalised post-show email on Sunday 28 May

2. Complete the online evaluation

3. View / print your certificate ​



How to register your place​

To boo​k your place to the British Dental Conference and Exhibition 2017 please register online.


Pricing for 2017

Exhibition only - Free to attend. Please register for an exhibition only pass.

Passes for BDA members ​ 1 day Conference Pass​ ​ ​Full 3 day Conference Pass ​
​Standard price​Standard price
Extra, Expert** Student and Senior members

Includes TPD Extra/Expert members 

BAND 2 / BAND 5 (students)

​Essential members
FDs/VDPs and TPDs
Includes TPD Essential members or non-members 

​**Expert BDA members not only receive a FREE three-day Conference Pass 
but also six FREE one-day or two FREE three-day DCP Conference Passes.
​Free Passes are not transferable. 

​Passes for non-members ​ 1 day Conference Pass​ ​ Full 3 day Conference Pass
​Standard price ​​Standard price
Includes non-member dentists,
overseas non-member dentists, 
members of the public and other
FDs/VDPs and TPDs

Includes TPD Essential members or non-members


​DCPs / Postgraduate
students / Non-member
student dentists


​Members can upgrade their membership to take advantage of the free Conference Passes available as part of Extra or Expert membership.

These VIP Passes will also include access to the VIP Lounge and other benefits on site.​

Upgrade today online or call the BDA Membership Team on 020 7563 4550.



 For queries email the Events team or call 020 7563 4590.​

Exhibition opportunities

If you would like to exhibit in 2017 please contact:       

Natasha Breckwoldt - 020 7563 4175 or the Events team - 020 7563 4590


Dates for your diary: 2018 and 2019​