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BDA - British Dental Association

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The British Dental Association is the professional association and trade union for dentists in the United Kingdom.

Since its inception in 1880 the BDA has been the voice of dentistry in the UK.

By the mid nineteenth century there was no unity, organisation or code of ethics for the dental profession. The number of dentists had increased dramatically but there was no control to prevent malpractice and incompetence.

By the 1870s leading dentists including Sir John Tomesand Sir Edwin Saunders (one of Queen Victoria’s dentists) formed the Dental Reform Committee. This Committee campaigned successfully for the first legislation to regulate dentistry.

The Dental Reform Committee also called for a nationwide meeting to establish the BDA in 1879. Finally established in 1880 the BDA elected Sir John Tomes as its first President. Much of the BDA’s early work involved prosecuting dentists in breach of the Dentists Act.

The Dentists Act of 1921 created the Dental Board of the UK to administer the Dentists Register. Thus the BDA was freed from legislation, and rapidly became the leading consultative body and champion for the dental profession – the role of the BDA today



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    • Marston Green, Royaume-Uni
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    British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show 2020

    Marston Green, Royaume-Uni
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  • <p>The British Dental Conference and Exhibition is an unmissable event in the UK dentistry calendar. It is the British Dental Association (BDA)'s annual flagship event. The BDA is the professional association and trade union for dentists in the UK. <br><br>The event has been called the "best dental event of the year" and we (the BDA) are proud to deliver it in collaboration with leading experts in the field of dentistry. <br></p><p><strong>Key facts:</strong></p><ul><li>Delivered in collaboration with leading experts in the field of dentistry.</li><li>The event attracts more than 5,000 dental professionals across three days</li><li>Over 130 Exhibition and Conference sessions</li><li>15 hours of verifiable CPD</li></ul><br><p></p>
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    • Windmill Street
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    2016

    British Dental Conference and Exhibition 2016

    Manchester, Royaume-Uni
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    Adresse de l'organisation

    • 64 Wimpole Street
      W1G 8YS Londres
      Royaume-Uni
    • Tel : 020 7935 0875
    • Fax : 020 7563 4591
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