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BDA Events

Our events are delivered by renowned national and international speakers and cover a range of subjects including in-depth exploration of fundamental dentistry, advanced level clinical skills and techniques, GDC recommended CPD topics, business strategy and best practice, staff management and interpersonal competencies too.
Most of our events are open to members, non-members and dental care professionals.

Forthcoming events

Clinical skills and techniques  

CDS Group General Anaesthesia Study Days
General Anaesthesia for adult special care dental patients and general anaesthesia for paediatric dental patients
Monday 17 - Tuesday 18 April 2023
Predictable endodontics in practice 
A novel on-demand lecture series complemented with intensive practical training
Friday 21 April 2023
Hospital Dental Services Study Day
Preparing for a future in specialty dentistry
Wednesday 26 April 2023
Contemporary periodontal management

for general dental practice 

Friday 19 May 2023

A comprehensive hands-on guide to providing single implant restorations for GDPs

An intensive practical training day complemented with a series of on-demand lectures

Friday 9 June 2023
Whitening and resin infiltration:
how to remove white spots from teeth
using icon resin infiltration
​Monday 19 June 2023

Wednesday 21 June 2023

Monday 25 September 2023

Wednesday 27 September 2023
​A day with Basil Mizrahi
Contemporary treatment of the worn dentition
Helping you make the right restorative decisions
Friday 23 June 2023

CBCT small volume reporting masterclass (levels 1 and 2)
A two (non-consecutive) day workshop
Saturday 2 September (day 1) and Saturday 7 October 2023 (day 2)
Aesthetic restorative dentistry

High predictability, exceptional quality and

simply beautiful dentistry for GDPs

​Friday 29 September 2023

**Bookings will open shortly**
CDS Group Annual Presidential and Scientific Meeting 2023
What's new in community dentistry?

Wednesday 4 - Friday 6 October 2023
​Newport, Wales
​​It's all about sensitivity! 

A hands-on course from the comfort of your own home

New dates to be announced soon!

Please email events@bda.org if you are interested in future dates.

Core CPD as recommended by the GDC

Record keeping - surely it can't be that difficult!
Interactive half-day workshop
Friday 7 July 2023


​Managing challenging patients and defusing difficult situations
Interactive half-day workshop
Friday 14 July 2023
An IRMER course in dental radiography and radiation protection
Please email events@bda.org if you are interested in future dates.
Management of medical emergencies
New dates to be announced soon!

Please email events@bda.org if you 
are interested in future dates.

Dento-legal topics ​

New dento-legal event 
More information coming soon
Friday 30 June 2023


Strategy and business operations

Understanding NHS rules:
make the contract work, avoid underperformance and consider skill mix
​Friday 17 March 2023
Preparing for retirement
A comprehensive guide to retirement planning
Friday 28 April 2023

Business essentials: what every practice owner needs to know 
A two (non-consecutive) day workshop
Fri 19 May and Fri 16 June 2023
Both dates must be attended

​Buying a dental practice 
A comprehensive guide to practice ownership
Friday 23 June 2023

Team and personal development ​

Reception and telephone skills for the whole dental team
Interactive half-day workshop
Wednesday 29 March 2023
New face to face date coming soon!
Staff management essentials

​New date to be announced

Other events

​​Lilian Lindsay memorial lecture 2023

The challenges of rehabilitating patients requiring facial prostheses

Wednesday 3 May 2023

***Bookings will open shortly***
​BDA Presidential Meeting
Wednesday 3 May 2023

***Bookings will open shortly***
Tuesday ​23 May 2023

***Bookings will open shortly***


Please email events@bda.org to register your interest in future dates or to submit topic suggestions.

Looking for events in your local area? 

The BDA has an active network of 21 branches, many divided into sections, ensuring local representation and the ability for members to network at a local level.
BDA Branches and sections offer a varied programme of educational events on both clinical and general topics, as well as social events. Details of forthcoming online and in-person branch and section events can be found here.


Weekly webinars - live evening lectures 

Access weekly live lectures on a host of topics from the comfort of your own home. 

Live and on-demand webinars are free for members (unless otherwise stated). 

Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities

For information about sponsorship opportunities and exhibition space available at events please email Susan Graves susan.graves@bda.org or the Events Team events@bda.org or visit the sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities.