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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…

To read the New Year’s message from Chief Dental Officer Sara Hurley, click here

75th Anniversary Tea

New BADN President       Inaugural Speech of New BADN President

New BADN Chairman

BADN Membership is now available both with and without indemnity cover.  For more details on the benefits of membership, please click Are You Thinking of Joining BADN?; for information on our Student Associate E-Membership Introductory Offer, please also click Student Associate e-membership Introductory Offer.  To join as a Student Associate E-Member, please complete and return the BADN Student Associate e-member app form April 2015; to join as a Full Member Without Cover, please complete and return the Full Member WOC aug 13 app form;  to join as a Full Member With Cover, please click here

To access the Spring 2016  digital edition of the British Dental Nurses’ Journal, log into the members area (you will need your BADN membership number).  Members without internet access should contact Val on 01253 338366 or to request a hard copy.  

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

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For information on National Smile Month, please click here

For information on Hand Hygiene Day, please click here

To take part in the 2016 Dental Nurse Survey, please click here; if you are using a mobile phone, please click here

For information on tooth whitening and what dental nurses can and cannot do, please click here

For information on the 2016 Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award, please click here

For information on the BADN Facebook Group, please click here

For information on events in Scotland, please click here



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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 Thinking of Joining BADN?….. and to persuade your employer that its in their best interests too, click Are Your Dental Nurses BADN Members? Aug 13

Student Dental Nurses can take advantage of our Introductory Offer Student Associate e-membership for just £10 – for more details,  click Student Associate e-membership Introductory Offer

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 2016


 To see the Calendar of Events for 2016, please click 2016 Calendar .    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.


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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.

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For details of the DCP Symposium in Cardiff on Friday 27 May 2016, please click here

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The new BADN Constitution was adopted at the Extraordinary General Meeting in Manchester on 23 July 2015.

BADN Constitution July 2015

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