The British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) is the national society specifically concerned with the oral health of children in the UK. It aims to improve oral health in children and encourage the highest standards of clinical care.
The Association of Dental Administrators and Managers (ADAM) aims to represent all members of the dental admin team, including the practice manager, in recognition that each and every role is vital to the smooth operation of a busy dental practice. Visit the ADAM website
The British Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (BSOMP) exists to promote training, education and standards in Head & Neck Pathology.
The British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy, BSDHT (formerly British Dental Hygienists’ Association, BDHA) was established in 1949. The BSDHT is a nationally recognised body that represents over 4,000 members across the UK and beyond. Visit the BSDHT website
The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) is the only professional organisation specifically for all dental nurses.
The British Society of Prosthodontics (BSSPD) was founded in 1953 and its aims are to promote and advance, for the benefit of the public, education in the science and practice of prosthodontics (including fixed, removable, implant and maxillofacial prosthodontics). Visit the BSSPD website
The British Society for Restorative Dentistry (BSRD) founded in 1968, aims to promote high standards standards in Restorative Dentistry. Visit the BSRD website
The British Society of Periodontology (BSP) was founded in 1949 and exists to promote the art and science of periodontology.
The British Orthodontic Society (BOS) is a charity which aims to :- Promote the study and practice of orthodontics Maintain and improve professional standards in orthodontics Encourage research and education in orthodontics Visit the BOS website
The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) aims to promote the advancement of education, research and the development of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the British Isles.
The British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (BSDMR) aims to promote education and research in the field of dental and maxillofacial radiology and radiography, and to assist in setting professional standards and practice. Visit the BSDMR website
The British Society for Oral Medicine (BSOM) seeks to ‘improve the quality of life of patients who fall within the scope of the specialty by promoting excellence in clinical care, research and education.’ Visit the BSOM website
The British Endodontic Society (BES) was was formed in 1963 to promote the interchange of ideas on all aspects of pulp and root canal treatment especially in general dental practice.
The British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry (BASCD) is the UK’s professional association for the science, philosophy and practice of promoting the oral health of populations and groups in society.
The British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry mission statement is:- ‘To promote the integration of dental aesthetics into the total spectrum of oral health care and provide a leadership role for the profession by defining the highest professional, scientific, artistic and ethical standards through research, publications and educational presentations.’ Visit the BAAD website
The British Association of Clinical Dental Technology is the professional association that looks to sustain and advance the ethical practice of clinical dental technology and clinical dental technicians.
The British Association of Dental Therapists ( BADT) promotes the advancement of Dental Therapy within the dental profession.