Through these are times of immense challenge and change, we are proud to be able to highlight the work of those on the full spectrum of the profession who have gone above and beyond, making our craft better. We are proud to showcase those who have supported our causes and gone over and above for dentistry.
We are always looking to celebrate those who have shown a commitment to advancing dentistry and worked tirelessly for our profession. We strongly encourage nominations from all areas of the profession – so please do consider putting forward a colleague/s for the next round of awards.
You can find out more about the criteria and nominate for this year. The deadline for the next round of nominations is 26 May 2023. Nominations for the Joy Harrild Award for Young Dentists should be submitted by 28 April 2023.
Honours outstanding and distinguished service to the profession and the BDA.
- Katrina Clarke
- Tim Harker
- Ian Mills
- Graham Stokes
- Nick Stolls
John Tomes Medal:
Honours outstanding scientific work or distinguished service in the medical or allied services.
- Professor Mike Lewis
This honour is usually awarded after retirement and celebrates long and valuable service to the BDA, often at Branch, Group or local level.
- Eric Battison
- Jenny Godson
- Margaret Wilson
Roll of Distinction:
This award honours outstanding services to UK dentistry and non-dentists can be nominated.
- Rory O’Connor
Certificate of Merit for Services to the Association:
This award recognises special service to dentistry at any level and can be awarded to earlier career dentists for their commitment to the BDA.
- Ian Douglas
- Robin MacDougall
- Andrew Sadler
Certificate of Merit for Services to the Profession:
This award recognises special service to dentistry at any level and can be awarded to earlier career dentists for their commitment to the profession.
- Melanie Catleugh
- Russell Gidney
- Paul Grugan
- Simon Hearnshaw
- Mandy Heller
- Anna Hunt