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.


  • Old letters

    The BDJ’s vibrant Letters section provides a forum for individual news, views and opinion. Letters are brief and accessible, reflecting a broad range of topical issues in dentistry. This collection brings together some of the most popular letters from the last year, together with a specific Letter of the Month selected by the Editor-in-Chief.

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.


Diverse people talking

Diversity and inclusion in dentistry

A Collection from across the BDJ Portfolio which offers perspectives on equality, diversity and inclusion in dentistry, from both the practitioner and patient viewpoint. It features the papers from the recent BDJ in Practice EDI themed issue.