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Graduate membership offer

If you are a student member for 12 months before graduation, then you qualify for our graduate membership offer. This gives you all the benefits of Essential membership for just 52p a day.

Giving you professional support to face dentistry’s challenges and the peace of mind that comes with trade union membership – for a discounted price!

High quality professional development

  • Over 166 hours of verifiable CPD per year

  • Access to the BDJ portfolio and Europe’s largest dental library

  • Earn, track and record CPD online using our CPD hub

  • Generous discounts on books, events and training.

Expert advice

  • ​Associate contract checking (worth £1000 on the high street). 

  • Our expert online advice on everything ‘from postgraduate education to employment law

  • Access to a 24/7 support service and counselling when you, your spouse or a dependant need it

  • Mediation for associateship disputes between members

  • Salaried members also receive employment relations advice via phone or email.

The support of your trade union

Entry to your local and national network of peers and events

Access to indemnity, for dentists exclusively employed in hospital/community/university and armed forces.



For £15.75 per month

If you are a student member 12 months before qualification.

If you’re not already a member, you do not qualify for our special graduate rate, but can apply for Essential membership.

For membership queries or to join over the phone please call: 020 7563  4550


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