There are many dental associations in UK that help in improving oral care of thousands of people with wide range of services and activities. Read this article to know about various dental associations in UK.
British Dental Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons: This association was formed in February, 1962. This is a British medical association for Oral and Maxillofcial surgeon-dentists who are specialized in oral surgery.
British Dental Associations: This is one of the largest membership organizations in UK. This association helps in promoting good practice and patients care, thus providing members with great advice in all the prospects of management, practice and opportunities for professional development to be continued.
British Dental Hygienist’s Association: This association represents about 3000 dental hygienist who works in dental hygiene hospitals, clinics, health care, residential care and dental offices.
British Endodontic Society: The main aim of this society is promoting and advancing endodontology to make sure that dental as well as general health of the country are improved and maintained.
British Orthodontic Society: This is a membership organization with 1800 members in UK. It is one of the largest specialist groups. It is dedicated to promoting the study and practice of orthodontics, improving and maintaining professional standards. Thus, it encourages education and research in the field.
British Society of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology: This society aims for promoting research and education in dental field and maxillofacial radiology and radiography to help in setting professional standards.
British Society of Gereodontology: This society aims at advancing research, education and practice. It also raises the profile of aging people and drawing attention to its economic, social and policy implications.
British Society of Paediatric Dentistry: This society aims at improving oral health in children, thus encouraging highest standard of clinical care. British society of paediatric dentistry has about 500 members from university and hospital paediatric department, general dental practice and specialist paeditric dental practice.
British Society of Periodontology: This society exists for promoting art and science of periodontology. Membership includes periodontists, general dental practitioners, consultants and trainees in restorative dentistry, dental hygienists, specialist trainees in periodontology and so forth.
Faculty of Dental Surgery, The Royal College of Surgeons of England: This aims for setting and advancing the highest standards of people’s health and promoting professional excellence in entire dentistry.
Faculty of Dentistry, The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland: This is designed for trained dentist who seek for improving their clinical skills in practicing dentistry abroad. It is three years full time program affiliated by internationally recognized Oral surgery program at Royal College of Surgeons Ireland.
Faculty of General Dental Practitioners UK: This is committed to support excellence in patient care by providing higher standard of education.
The Association of Dental Implantology: This represents implant dentistry in UK that comprises groups of consultants, oral surgeons, technicians, hygienist and people from health care sector dedicated for achieving highest standard in patients’ care.
University Dental Hospital of Manchester: this is one of the key dental specialist hospitals in UK. About 90,000 patients attend for treatment each year. This dental hospital is the part of Central Manchester university Hospitals.