We are here to support you at every stage of your career, from dental school, through to retirement.
We are the leading membership body for dental students in the UK today. As your professional body we represent dentists and dental students nationwide. We are on your side.
The majority of UK dentists have chosen to join us. We would like to extend an invite for you to join us too. We can help get your studies off to a flying start with:
Keep up to speed with the latest clinical innovations and dental news with the UK's
leading dental publications; the
British Dental Journal (BDJ) and
BDJ In Practice.
BDJ In Practice is posted to all third, fourth and final year students (BDS3, BDS4 and BDS5).
Years 1 - 2: Online access
Years 3 - 5: Copies delivered to your door.
BDJ Student magazine
Stay up to date with
BDJ Student, our dedicated student magazine. Read the latest news, clinical articles and professional updates, guiding you through your studies and career choices.
Stay up to date with the latest dentistry news and advice with our monthly student enewsletter.
Ebooks - Free to download
||Why buy textbooks if you can read them online? Our new collection of
ebooks is available to download, so you have quick and easy access to the dental text books you need. |
BDA Bookclub and Reading List service
|Save up to 20% on essential textbooks from leading dental publishers with BDA Bookclub. Plus, let us source books from your reading list at preferential rates.|
50% saving on BDJ Books
|Excel in your exams with our easy to digest
BDJ books, such as the
Clinical Guide to Oral Medicine and the
Clinical Guide to Complete Denture Prosthetics.|
Savings on BDSA events
|||Make savings on the
British Dental Students’ Association annual student conference and sports day.|
Medline search service
|Let our experts help you make your assignments stand out from the crowd with free
Medline searches, provided by the BDA library, the largest dental library in Europe.|
Specialist subject revision bundles
|Improve your knowledge on specialist subject areas with our
student revision bundles, including the most recent clinical articles, BDJ articles and guidelines.|
|Log in to access thousands of member only pages with the latest advice on careers, industry news and student finance advice.|
High quality loupes
|Protect your posture and enhance your patient care with Orascoptic
loupes at affordable prices.|
|Specialist dental student insurance to protect your home, your course fees and personal liability. From only £15 a month.|
Have your say
|Make your voice heard at the
BDA Student Committee. Shape the debate and influence wider BDA policy, achieving positive change for students.|
Find out more about student membership offers.