17 & 18 May 2019
NEC, Birmingham

Co-located with DTS 2018           DEF


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Why visit the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show?

Verifiable CPD for the entire team

Verifiable CPD for the entire team

The show delivers a tailored, high quality and cutting edge education programme for the whole dental team, offering a wide choice of verifiable CPD (vCPD).
More than 140 seminars and workshop sessions

More than 140 seminars and workshop sessions

There will be more than 140 seminars and workshop sessions!

NEW for 2018 will be the British Dental Conference and back again will be the BACD Aesthetic Dentist Theatre, Core CPD Theatre, Dental Business Theatre, Hygienist & Therapist Symposium, Dental Nurses Forum and many more, all located on the exhibition floor. 
Internationally renowned speakers

Internationally renowned speakers

With 100+ internationally and nationally renowned speakers, your entire practice team will have access to the industry's most respected clinical leads and experts in the dental professional field.
On-stand education

On-stand education

Take part in exhibitor on-stand education, get to grips with the latest dental materials and equipment.
A major exhibition

A major exhibition

Meet with over 400 suppliers on the exhibition floor and secure the best prices for 2018.
Networking opportunities

Networking opportunities

Network with thousands of dentists, practice managers, young dentists, hygienists and therapists, dental nurses, technicians and laboratory owners.

Admission and entrance policy

This event is dedicated to the education of registered dental professionals and personnel that work within the dental trade. Our admission policy does not permit entrance to minors (anyone under the age of 18 years). There are no creche facilities at the NEC, please make alternative childcare arrangements if required. 

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!



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