The BDA museum has approximately 30,000 items in its care and actively collects objects that reflect the development of the dental profession in the UK.
At present we are focusing our collecting on the following areas:
Dental instruments (particularly objects that 'tell a story' - i.e. relate to a particular person or event)
Inventions and innovations
History of the BDA
Photographs and archives.
Due to certain constraints such as limited storage space, health and safety needs and the Human Tissue Act the museum is unable to accept every item which is offered.
How to donate to the collection
If you would like to donate a piece to the museum, contact email@example.com giving as much information as possible.
We may ask for a photograph as this is a useful way of identifying objects and assessing their condition.
We are unable to give valuations for objects and suggest that you contact an auction house.