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…

For information on how to nominate someone for the 2015 BADN Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award, please click here

BADN Statement on the Proposed Increase of the ARF

To access the Autumn 2014  digital edition of the British Dental Nurses’ Journal (Summer 2014), 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 take part in the BADN 2014 Dental Nursing Salary Survey, click here (or, if you are using a mobile device, click here) – to see the Report on the 2013 Survey, click 2013 Salary Survey

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 London Dental Education and Training Study Day on 6 December 2014, please visit the London & South East page

To read the Feedback Report on the BADN London & South East/South Central Joint Regional Study Day, and the BADN Practice Managers’ & Receptionists’ Study Day, both held in Central London on 7 June, please visit the Conference page

For information on the BADN Study Day to be held in Bracknell on 14 February 2015, please visit the Conference page

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


To read Evlynn Gilvarry’s article on the changes to the ARF, please go to the GDC News page

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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.

Conference registration is now closed.

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