What We Do

We support, develop and promote the industry for the benefit of members, the profession and the public.

Advocacy and Lobbying

Proactive engagement with stakeholders 

Our members' interests are at the forefront of discussions affecting our industry. We are proud to be represented at senior levels in policy, technical and regulatory circles, as well as being members of influential committees.

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Research and Statistics

Insights to inform decision making

We conduct and commission research into a range of areas across both the profession and industry, providing valuable insights into attitudes, behaviours and habits of the dental team. 

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Promoting opportunities outside of the UK

We work closely with the Department for International Trade, as an accredited Trade Challenge Partner, to offer services that may be of interest to BDIA exporters. We operate UK Pavilions at many overseas tradeshows.

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Education and Training

Helping shape and improve the industry

The BDIA education course has been developed by specialists to advance the learning of anyone entering the dental industry who does not come from a clinical background.

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Seminars and Networking

Expanding and sharing knowledge

Our events programme aims to give members a mix of updates on topical industry issues, legislation and regulations, providing the opportunity to learn, as well as the chance to network with colleagues and peers.

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Dental Showcase

The industry's largest tradeshow

This annual exhibition is the UK's biggest dental tradeshow offering access to the latest products, services and innovative technology, coupled with learning, development and networking opportunities.

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