Memberships

How far will you go with the BACD?  Follow the BACD Career Path and aim for the top. 

The BACD has four different levels of membership: Associate Membership, Full Membership, Accredited Membership and Fellowship.

Find out what is involved with each level of membership

Level 1 - Associate member

This level is available to all dental staff,  Receive access to all benefits listed in Why Join The BACD?

An annual fee is paid to the BACD and the cost varies depending on your job title. To purchase your membership click here

Guidelines for associate members

  • No formal announcement of membership in materials to be seen by members of the public, i.e. practice promotional material, business cards or stationery etc.
  • May only announce membership as part of their CV in the form of "Associate Member of the BACD", i.e. on a document intended for use by/for other dental professionals
  • May include a link to the BACD website from their own website but may not use the logo in the link or website
  • May not use the logo

Level 2 - Full member

If you are an associate member dentist, or an associate member technician, and you are ready to take the next step, you can apply to become a Full member.  There is no extra cost involved, so click here to find out how

Guidelines for full members

  • May include the statement "Full Member of the BACD2 in CVs, practice promotional material, business cards or stationery
  • May use the "BACD Full Member" logo provided that they are signed up to pay membership fees by the direct debit scheme, AND that they include a link from the logo on their website to the BACD website

Level 3 - Accredited member

For a dentist or technician to become an Accredited member you must satisfy all the criteria of the academy's accreditation process to prove competence in key areas of cosmetic/aesthetic dentistry. Click here to find out what’s involved. 

Guidelines for accredited members

  • May include the statement "Accredited Member of the BACD" in CVs, practice promotional material, business cards or stationery
  • May use the "BACD Accredited Member" logo provided that they are signed up to pay membership fees by the direct debit scheme, AND that they include a link from the logo on their website to the BACD website

Level 4 – Fellow

Fellowship of the BACD is the highest and final stage on the BACD’s career path in cosmetic dentistry. It has been designed to allow Accredited members to demonstrate excellence in interdisciplinary treatment planning and the execution of complex treatments to consistently high standards. To find out how to become a Fellow click here

Guidelines for fellows

  • May include the statement "Fellow of the BACD" in CVs, practice promotional material, business cards or stationery
  • May use the "BACD Fellow" logo provided that they are signed up to pay membership fees by the direct debit scheme, AND that they include a link from the logo on their website to the BACD website

"Non membership"

Not sure about whether you are ready to join the BACD yet?  Want to try us out and see if it fits?  This is the level for you.

"Non-membership" costs £1 and is available to all dental staff.  It entitles you to attend regional meetings for £199 per meeting, and other events at the higher, "non-member" rate.

Please note that if you join as a "non member", you are NOT an associate member of the BACD, and you are NOT allowed to refer to yourself as a BACD member

To purchase your membership click here

If you like us and you want to stay, then it's easy to upgrade your membership to Level 1 - Associate Member. Simply email us and we will do the rest

Membership fees

Category

Monthly fee
Dentist £39
Technician £25
DF1 £20
DCP £15
Dental student £3
Overseas dentist (annual fee) £295
Overseas technician (annual fee) £195
"Non-member" (one-time payment) £1