Dr Lydia Sharples first joined the BACD as a student. She is now a full member, chair of the Young Membership Committee, and sits on the board of directors. Her main role at the BACD has been working with the committee to organise the annual Young Dentist Day. Lydia is committed to providing the highest level of care possible for her patients, her dedication to providing clinical excellence has led her to undertake a number of post-graduate qualifications. Lydia is proud to have contributed articles in local and national publications and was a finalist for “Best Young Dentist” at the 2020 Dentistry awards.