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Our Membership Packages

BDA membership packages offer different benefits to suit your different needs.


Starting from only £390, membership of your professional association has never been more affordable.

Membership Packages

Key benefits of Essential membership include:
Trade Union representation
  • Collective representation and personal employment support.

Trusted information and advice Earn and manage your CPD
  • Earn up to 60 hours verifiable CPD per year. Simple, easy online CPD management via our new CPD 'Hub'.

Save money

>Find out more about Essential membership...

All the benefits of Essential membership, plus...
Personal, one-to-one advice
  • Personal, tailored advice from our experienced advisers - all dental experts - on your particular circumstances, via phone or email.

  • One-to-one advice includes guidance on employment, compliance, health and safety, business, pensions and insurance, NHS issues and general practice matters.
British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show
  • 18 to 19 May 2018

  • Programme coming soon

  • VIP access to the Member Lounge

>Find out more about Extra membership...

All the benefits of Essential and Extra membership, plus..
Access to BDA Expert
  • Expert membership includes the BDA's acclaimed practice management solution, BDA Expert, featuring over 170 off-the-shelf templates, policies and contracts.

  • Regular email updates mean you'll never rely on out of date information.

  • Develop your team too

British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show
  • 18 to 19 May 2018

  • Programme coming soon

  • VIP access to the Member Lounge

High-level help
  • Exclusive access to mediation services and employment tribunal representation.

Free Clinical Guide
  • Choose one free BDJ Clinical Guide per year, on subjects ranging from occlusion to orthodontics.

>Find out more about Expert membership...

Together we are stronger

Professional life doesn’t always run smoothly – we’ll be there to support you if things go wrong.

Add your voice to ours as we campaign on your behalf, championing high standards and fighting for fair rewards.

​​​​​​​What you'll get:

All this for just £390* per year

Join as an Essential member
An unlimited source of trusted advice

The BDA’s experienced advisers – all dental experts – are only a phone call or an email away.

Their experience and insight can help you to save money, safeguard your business and provide better patient care.

Tailored advice to solve your problems

Get dedicated, personal advice covering a huge range, from employment to compliance and business issues.

Talk directly to an adviser about your particular problems and get tailored guidance to help you solve them.

Learn, network and enjoy

British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show

  • 18 to 19 May 2018
  • Programme coming soon
  • VIP access to the Member Lounge

​​What you'll get:

All the benefits of Essential membership, plus:


  • Personal, tailored advice on your particular circumstances, via phone or email, including:
    • Compliance advice on registration and inspections
    • Dedicated health and safety advice across the UK
    • Employment advice specifically tailored for dentists
  • Access to paid-for consultancy services

All for just £850* per year

Join as a​n Extra member
Exclusive access to BDA Expert

BDA Expert is the BDA's acclaimed practice management solution.

Featuring over 170 fully editable, off-the-shelf templates, Expert is constantly updated to ensure you that you never rely on out-of-date information.

Safeguard your business

Get expert guidance on how to achieve compliance and the tools to help you to do it.

Video tutorials and time-saving checklists help you to understand what is required, and information is constantly updated as regulations change.

Develop yourself and your team

British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show

  • 18 to 19 May 2018
  • Programme coming soon
  • VIP access to the Member Lounge

​​​What you'll get:

All the benefits of Extra and Essential membership, plus:


  • Exclusive access to BDA Expert
  • Over 170 off-the-shelf policies, templates and contracts
  • Regular email updates to keep you up-to-date
  • Dedicated guidance for practice owners and managers
  • Mediation services and employment tribunal representation and advocacy
  • One free BDJ Clinical Guide per year.
  • Free VIP access to the Member Lounge at the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show

All for £1,175* per year

Join as an Expert member

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*Prices quoted are for annual membership paid in full in advance. Payment by monthly or quarterly instalments is subject to a 5% surcharge. Some services may be subject to restrictions and/or additional terms of service. Please see www.bda.org/terms-and-conditions for details.