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The BACD is a world-leading authority on cosmetic dentistry. Our members include dentists, technicians and students who share a commitment to clinical excellence. BACD dentists offer patients the latest treatment solutions including smile makeovers, dental implants and short-term orthodontics (teeth straightening).

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Why Join the BACD?

The BACD currently has four different levels of membership.  All of which offer many benefits to you and your patients. Find out what the BACD can do for you…


Your feedback and testimonials as a BACD member dentist are vitally imporant to the service we provide. We like to know that we are offering a service that is of value and that we can make improvements where necessary.  CPD certificates are only issued once a short feedback survey is completed for all conferences and meetings. 


How far will you go with the BACD?  Follow the BACD Career Path and aim for the top.  The BACD has four different levels of membership: Associate Membership, Full Membership, Accredited Membership and Fellowship. Find out what is involved with each level of membership


Put more into your membership and get more in return...  The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry is committed to promoting the practice of quality cosmetic dentistry, and has introduced credentials to allow its members to demonstrate that they have reached an agreed level of ability. This process has been designed by UK practitioners for UK dentists and technicians and therefore will be reflective of the way in which cosmetic dentistry is practiced in the UK

BACD Constitution

Our BACD Board of Directors work hard to provide a comprehensive service to further the promotion and provision of quality cosmetic dental treatments in the UK. They aim to offer value for money for members and information for the public.  

BACD Logo Usage

As a member of the BACD you may use the BACD Logo within your practice and on printed materials.  However, we ask that you follow a few rules when using our logo and refering to your membership of the BACD inorder to protect the integrity and consistency of the brand. 

Recommended Meetings

Our annual conference is the big meeting of the year and not to be missed, but did you know that the BACD runs CPD meetings throughout the year covering a wide variety of topics and interests?


Go all the way and become one of a handful of members to achieve BACD Fellowship. The highest and final stage on the BACD’s Career Path in Cosmetic Dentistry, has been designed to allow Accredited members to demonstrate excellence in the planning and execution of complex treatments. It is aimed at those working at an advanced level that are also sharing their knowledge with the rest of the profession by writing and teaching at a postgraduate level

Full Member

To become a Full Member of the BACD, you must demonstrate relevant continuing education in the field of cosmetic/aesthetic dentistry For dentists and technicians, a full membership form is included in the pack sent to you when you join (or download example forms under Helpful Links to the right of this page)

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