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​All members can download free dental textbooks from our eLibrary.

Call 020 7563 4545 or email to obtain your password.

Non-BDA members can join online to access eBooks and eJournals.

If you would prefer to read hard copies of these books, all members (apart from dental students) can take advantage of our postal loan service.


Get online, get reading, get 30 hours of CPD and get saving!



Anaesthesia, sedation, anxiety

At a glance / Basic guide series

Basic sciences

Careers and training


Case studies

Dental care professionals

Dental public health, education, prevention

Emergencies, trauma and sports dentistry


Forensic dentistry

Geriatric dentistry


Materials and technology

Medical/systemic conditions, risk assessment and special care


Oral diseases/medicine

Oral surgery


Overseas Registration Examination

Paediatric dentistry

Pain and TMJ


Practice management, business and dentists' health

Prosthetic and restorative dentistry

Quintessential series

Radiography and photography

Research, writing, EBM, education and statistics

Tooth wear

Treatment planning

General medicine

BDJ Clinician's Guides

​Oxford Handbooks

You can also access 14 free dental eJournals.


As part of our centenary celebrations we are trying to find the most influential dental book over the last 100 years.

Vote by category and later in the year the most popular will go forward to a final survey to find an ultimate winner.