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Essential membership

Essential membership offers you a wealth of services and information to provide you with the professional support you need as you face dentistry’s challenges.

Membership benefits

£36 per month
Just the basics:
24 issues of the British Dental Journal p.a.
12 issues of BDJ In Practice p.a.
Over 60 hours of verifiable CPD per year
Earn, track and record CPD online using our CPD Hub
FREE mediation on associateship disputes between members

Membership is tax deductible taking the real cost from £406 to just £243.60**.
Pay by monthly or quarterly instalments if you prefer.

All members get:
Trade Union membership
Expert online advice
Access to Europe’s largest dental library
Access to local branch network
Professional financial planning and advice
Generous discounts on BDJ Books and events
Free dental nurse job ads on BDJ Jobs
FREE nurse, manager, receptionist or technician job ads on BDJ Jobs
FREE iLearn webcasts
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“The BDA, to me, stands for our voice – if we want to be heard, then we need to think about being part of the BDA. Don’t expect someone else to do all the talking for you – we’ve got to stand together.”

Dr Shareena Ilyas

Associate, London


*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 for details.