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…

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

BACD partners with Snowbird Finance to provide Treatment Finance.  After all more
patients say yes with Treatment Finance!

The cosmetic dentistry landscape has been rapidly evolving over the last few years, patients are actively looking for the best elective solution they can find. The financial and time commitment made by the patient is an investment in their appearance, meaning they are increasingly looking for the finest treatment and the best finance options. With a range of finance options available, not only can you provide the clinical solution for any treatment, but also the financial solution specific to the needs of each and every patient.

The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry has partnered with Snowbird Finance, a leading provider of medical finance solutions, to offer all BACD members access to the treatment finance platform.

Some of the benefits of treatment finance:
  • Paid in full for any treatment within 24 hours
  • No more bad debt or payment chasing
  • Increase your treatments plans and services to new and existing patients
  • Forever low market rates ensuring you maintain your competitive edge
  • Very simple and easy to use platform for the patient and practice
  • Free assistance with Financial Conduct Authority Licencing application – For terms over 12 months
BACD member benefits
  • Forever low Treatment Finance rates plus a further discount of 0.5% for all BACD members
  • Monthly management reports for Associate reconciliation
  • A yearly 1% discount on any asset finance purchase through Snowbird Finance
  • The most sophisticated and simple finance application software
  • BACD logo on Treatment Finance website

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!).