Welcome to the British Association of Dental Nurses

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RENEWAL DUE? BADN are in the process of moving to a new database/website system. Whilst our system is being moved, we are unable to accept online applications/renewals for Full Membership with Indemnity.

If your renewal is due at the end of February, please come back the last week of February, or contact Val on 01253 338366 or

If you would like to join BADN as a Full Member with Indemnity, please contact Val on 01253 338366 or

We apologise for the inconvenience.

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The UK’s professional Association representing thousands of dental nurses nationwide and offering memberships with or without indemnity that can save you money! Memberships include; vCPD, Journals and BADN Rewards Scheme and more! Find out more here!

Before using this site, or applying to join the BADN Facebook Group, please read our Website Terms and Conditions.  These terms and conditions of use  govern your use of our website  and any groups, forums or pages that are created by us or in our names on third party sites (‘Third Party Groups’).  Please read through these terms in full before you use the Website and any Third Party Groups.   By using the Website and/or any Third Party Groups you accept these Terms.  If you cannot accept any of the Terms, please do not use the Website or any resources on the Website or apply to join the BADN Facebook Group.  For further information on the BADN Facebook Groups, please see Information below.

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 Autumn 2018  digital edition of the British Dental Nurses’ Journal, please log in to 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. Winter 2019 edition available soon.

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


Guidance on Amalgam from the Chief Dental Officer, England – click here

National Smile Month 2018 – click here

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 – (inc the RCPSG Dental Emergencies seminar) – 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 2019

To see the Calendar of Events for 2019, please click BADN 2019 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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