Why join the BACD?

Find out what the BACD can do for you…

Patient and Peer Credibility

BACD membership helps to distinguish you from competitors. Patients can be reassured by the BACD logo within your practice as a sign of trustworthiness and reliability. Likewise when meeting fellow members you can be certain that you’re in good company. 

Skills Development

For any level of membership you will be entitled to attend our Annual Conference; a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills from the best international speakers. With our local training and education you also have access to regular regional meetings across the whole of the UK. Take advantage of the opportunity to train and motivate your team. BACD has membership levels for all members of the dental team.

Patient Enquiries

The BACD returns high SEO ranking on key cosmetic dentistry search terms, and allows customers to search for dentists local to them. Our Find a Cosmetic Dentist locator, which is available to Full Members and above, will deliver enquiries to you through email, calls, and enquiry forms. Track all enquiries within your member dashboard.


As a member of BACD you can post job vacancies on our website and manage application enquiries within your member area of the website. The BACD has over 1,000 unique visitors to our website every week making it the perfect place to reach likeminded professionals.

Networking & advice

As a member of the BACD you can be reassured that you’re in good company. The best of the best dentists in the UK and abroad have a BACD membership. We know this because the BACD Career Progression Pathway gives recognition of dentist skills though our Accreditation Programme. Meet your mentors in person at our events, or message them through our members area. Take part in our discussion forums online too.  

Supplier Discounts / Offers

Dental Directory offer fantastic benefits for members, including free membership when your annual spending reaches £12,000.  Exhibitors at our Annual Conference often offer preferential rates on products and services too.  You will also save money with preferential booking rates for all BACD meetings and conferences.

Snowbird Finance

Our “quick click” intuitive Treatment Finance platform provides dental practices with the quickest and most cost efficient patient finance platform currently on the market, helping patients select the most comprehensive treatments they can afford over a range of terms from 6 - 60 months.

As a BACD member practice, you will receive:
  • Preferential Rates
  • Dedicated support helpline
  • Active Monitoring of all applications
  • Any declined applications challenged on your behalf
  • Preferential Equipment and Loan Rates from Snowbird Finance Ltd
  • Next day payment

Access to Research & Publications

Find all relevant articles and papers in one place, saving you time and effort when conducting research. You will also receive access to the International Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry (IJCD). 


Attending the BACD Conference and Regional Meetings also counts towards your CPD. Access your CPD online within your member area and download your certificate.

Our BACD App is invaluable for the Conference, helping you to schedule your day, to navigate your way around the venue and the local area.

Member Only / Social Events

In addition to our educational training events, we sometimes organise social events around the country. Start enjoying dentistry again! Be a part of the UK's largest and fastest growing cosmetic dental organisation, and enjoy the networking opportunities, the social events, and the support of fellow professionals who share your standards, values (and frustrations!).