British Dental Health Foundation

The British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF) is an independent charity (not for profit) dedicated to improving oral health and well-being around the world. The BDHF was established in 1971  and two of its high profile campaigns are:- Mouth Cancer Action Month National Smile Month The founding fathers of the British Dental Health Foundation wished to…

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National Smile Month

Organised by oral health charity, the British Dental Health Foundation, the campaign hopes to raise awareness of important health issues, and make a positive difference to the oral health of millions of people throughout the UK.

British Society of Prosthodontics

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

British Society of Paediatric Dentistry

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.

British Orthodontic Society

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

British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology

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

British Society for Oral Medicine

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

British Endodontic Society

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.

British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry

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

British Dental Association

The British Dental Association was founded in 1880 and is the professional association and trade union for UK dentists. Visit the BDA website