18 & 19 May 2018
NEC, Birmingham

Co-located with DTS 2018


Supported By

Debbie Reed

Debbie Reed

Chair, BADN Executive Committee and Head of Centre, University of Kent, BADN
Debbie Reed MSc PGCHE BA(Hons) Cert Ed FHEA CCIPD RDN, Chair of the British Dental Nurse Association Executive Committee & Head of Centre for Professional Practice University of Kent Debbie Reed was appointed Chair of the British Dental Nurse Associations (BADN) Executive Committee in 2015 and is involved in developing BADN’s Educational Strategy; a framework for education, training and on-going career development, to guide and equip DNs to meet the challenges predicted to face the dental workforce in the future. Debbie is the academic Head of the University of Kent’s Centre for Professional Practice; a trans-disciplinary academic centre founded on the belief that employers can benefit from academic and research excellence, quality teaching and design, to create positive change and forge new knowledge within organisations. She works collaboratively with employers to create distinct work-related developmental and educational undergraduate and postgraduate solutions, which respond to the unique workforce challenges, both with and outside healthcare. Debbie teaches, publishes and speaks on the professionalisation agenda; part of an emerging discourse related to the contribution Dental Care Professionals make to the dental workforce.

2018 Streams

BDA Theatre

New for 2018, the British Dental Conference will take place in the BDA Theatre at the show. 

The conference programme is designed by dentists for dentists and their teams, giving you the dental knowledge and insights you need.

BACD Aesthetic Dentist Theatre

The BACD Aesthetic Dentist conference will provide you with a thorough insight into key aesthetic subjects as they relate to a modern
dental practice. Combine these aesthetic treatments with your business.

Business Theatre

An action-packed programme of engaging and highly relevant presentations to help you build a successful and profitable practice. Focusing on the ‘HOW’ – giving you practical business advice to take away and implement in your practice.

Hygienist & Therapist Symposium

This two-day conference programme, has been designed with the learning objectives of both dental hygienists and therapists in mind, and will cover an array of clinical topics while providing valuable vCPD.

Dental Nurses Forum

Remaining completely up-to-date with the latest regulations, requirements and protocols is imperative to your work as a dental nurse..

Core CPD Theatre

The CORE CPD conference returns, with an expanded and improved two day programme. Covering all the major CPD topics, experts will run presentations on infection control and prevention, radiation protection and medical emergencies, as well as early detection of oral cancer.

Next Generation Conference

NEW for 2017, the Next Generation Conference is designed for young dynamic dentists looking to understand aspects of dentistry that were never taught at dental school. So, make sure you bring your young dentists with you!



Dental Professionals


Educational Sessions


Achievable vCPD hours


Education Sponsors

Media Partners


Charity Partners


Business Lounge Partners