Welcome to the British Association of Dental Nurses

The British Association of Dental Nurses is the UK’s only recognised professional association for dental nurses.  All dental nurses may join BADN, whether or not they are qualified, no matter where they work, and regardless of age, gender or race.  read more…

Statements from candidates for President 2015-2017 and Finance Officer 2014-2015 are now available in the members’ area.  Current members may log in to the members’ area to read these statements – ballot slips will be sent out in early May.

To download the template of the BADN letter to HMRC regarding tax relief on CPD costs, please click here

BADN Membership is now available both with and without indemnity cover.  For more details on the benefits of membership, please click BADN – Can You Afford NOT to Join?? Aug 13 (and for the boss, click Are Your Dental Nurses BADN Members? Aug 13) – to join please click here

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For information on the BADN London & South East/South Central Joint Regional Study Day, and the BADN Practice Managers’ & Receptionists’ Study Day, both to be held in Central London on 7 June, or the BADN Education Study Day, to be held in Luton on 19 July, please visit the Conference page

Details of courses to be held at the Education Centre, Bournemouth are available on the South Central webpage

Details of a course on Dementia in Dentistry are available on the London & South East webpage

Details of the Skill Mix for the Dental Team Symposium in Cardiff are available on the Wales webpage

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Not a Member Yet??

Isnt it time you joined your professional association and took advantage of the indemnity cover, verifiable CPD, free legal helpline, quarterly Journal – not to mention saving money with BADN Benefits?  For more details, click BADN – Can You Afford NOT to Join?? Aug 13….. and to persuade your employer that its in their best interests too, click Are Your Dental Nurses BADN Members? Aug 13

To join on line, click on “Join Up” above right and take advantage straight away of the benefits of BADN membership!


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Events 2014


To see the Calendar of Events for 2014, please click  2014 BADN Calendar – Feb-Jul.  To include an event on the Calendar , please e-mail details to organise a BADN event, please contact  for a copy of our events policy and info pack.

For this month’s list of National Months/Weeks/Days, please click here

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BADN E-Newsletters

Current BADN members may sign up for occasional general, regional and specialist area e-newsletters – just tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive; non-members may sign up for the non-member e-newsletter only.

Sign Up…

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Latest News..


The General Dental Council (GDC) has developed a mobile site dedicated to the new Standards for the dental team, published in September 2013. The mobile site displays the Standards themselves, as well the interactive Focus on Standards content, currently available on the main GDC site. The mobile site is specifically designed for use on a [...]

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2014 National Dental Nursing Conference

The 2014 National Dental Nursing Conference will be held at the Blackpool Hilton on 3 and 4 October 2014.

To receive information e-mails and priority reservations, please email your name and email address to .

Further information on the Conference will be available later in the year.

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