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Lindsay Society: the History of Dentistry

The Lindsay Society​: the History of Dentistry was established in 1962 and is dedicated to promoting research into the history of dentistry.


LLindsay-cropped.jpgThe Lindsay Society​: the History of Dentistry, established in 1962, is dedicated to promoting research into the history of dentistry.


It brings together members of the dental profession, historians and other interested people to research and discuss the history of dentists and dentistry.

The Society is named after Lilian Lindsay (1871-1960), the first woman to qualify as a dentist in the UK and a leading dental historian. 


She became the BDA’s first female president in 1946.

 

Lilian Linsday Memorial Lecture

Each year the society hosts the Lilian Lindsay Memorial Lecture.


Book here for Kevin Lewis's talk on 'Missed opportunitues in NHS dentistry' on 2nd May 2019.

 

It also organises an autumn conference with expert speakers from within and outside the profession, all are welcome to attend.

Show your support: join the Society

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Membership of the Lindsay Society is open to all members of the dental profession and other interested persons – you don’t have to be a dentist to be a member.

Members receive:


Annual membership fees:


  • £30 UK members 

  • £38 overseas members 

  • Free to UK dental students

To join, please complete the membership form​ or email ​Dr Brian Williams, Membership Secretary.

The Lindsay Society is affiliated with the British Society for the History of Medicine.