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Please note that certain BADN email addresses are now defunct (admin@, editor@, xs@) – for new contact details go to Contact Us or click BADN New Contact Details.

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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

For more information on BADN membership, please click ‘BADN Thinking of Joining‘ to see our membership leaflet, and then here to join up online (Full Membership with Cover).

For more information on indemnity cover, please click BADN Indemnity Fact Sheet.

For information on our Student Associate E-Membership Introductory Offer, please 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 access the Summer 2017  digital edition of the British Dental Nurses’ Journal, please 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.  For information on how to complete your CPD, please click here.

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


CDS Oral Health Study Day 2017 – for more info click here

Mouth Cancer Conference 2017 – for more info click here

Why not volunteer with Mercy Ships in Cameroon?

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

For information on the BADN Facebook Group, please click here

For information on events in Scotland – the BDA Scottish Dental Conference & Exhibition 2017 – please click here

For information on events in Wales, please click here




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!


Events 2018

 To see the Calendar of Events for 2018, please click BADN 2018 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.


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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Latest News..

Dental Digital Literacy Event – 11th April 2018

Health Education England is pleased to invite you to their dental digital literacy event on April 11th to explore the potential for digitisation in dentistry and the importance of digital skills in the dental setting. Over the course of the evening, Health Education England invites you to attend talks by innovators in the industry, data security […]



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

BADN Constitution July 2015