The British Dental Journal

The BDJ aims to inform readers of ideas, opinions, developments and key issues in dentistry - clinical, practical and scientific - to spark interest, debate and discussion.


  • Cover depicting hygiene poverty

    Between July and December 2023, we will be publishing a cover series dedicated to the United Nation's SDGs and the relevance they have to dentistry, our patients and their oral health. Check out this Editorial introducing the cover series and the motivations behind it.

  • Front cover title

    This superbly illustrated book gives a comprehensive introduction to CBCT and its use for diagnosis of dental conditions and treatment planning in the dental practice. BDA Members save 20% on all titles

British Dental Journal is a Transformative Journal; authors can publish using the traditional publishing route OR via immediate gold Open Access.

Our Open Access option complies with funder and institutional requirements.


Overview of solar panels in a field

Sustainable dentistry

Even some of the simplest changes in a dental practice can save huge amounts of energy. This collection of articles from across the BDJ Portfolio explores sustainability and dentistry. It includes the papers from the BDJ Eco Focus issue and highlights meaningful, actionable changes that could be made now by the dental team to reduce our environmental footprint.


BDJ Jobs


  • Associate Dentist

    The premier practice in the islands  8 clinical surgeries  Taking over established list of patients due to maternity but long term position  full time

    Jersey (GB) (JE)

    Bracken, Barrett & Associates

  • Associate Dentist

    This is a great opportunity to join the team at Pure Dental Centre.  A patient focused private and Denplan practice.

    Barnstaple, Devon

    Pure Dental Practice Ltd

  • Associate Dentist at Private Dental Practice 2 days a week flexible. Llandudno. North Wales

    Associate required to join long established family private practice. (2 dentist 1 hygienist) Permanent position 2days a week.

    Llandudno, Conwy

    Craig y don Dental Practice

  • General Dentists and Specialist Dentists

    GDPs with 12 years + experience in clinical practice, with an interest in dental legal matters ( no expert witness qualification required)

    United Kingdom

    British Medical Experts

  • Part Time Associate Dentist

    We are looking for a Dental Associate to join our wonderful team in a growing practice. We have establish & grow an excellent reputation in the area.

    London (West), London (Greater) Perivale UB6

    Silicon Dental Centre