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.


  • Spotlight behind the words dentistry highlights

    Explore the “Hits” having Impact in your Community The articles and book chapters here are among the most downloaded, cited, and discussed on social media (as tracked by Altmetric). This is the recent work that your colleagues and collaborators are reading, and that means you should become familiar with it, too.

  • Arty picture of hypodontia

    This Collection explores the delivery of care to patients affected by hypodontia, one of the most common dental anomalies. It features articles from the new BDJ themed issue related to each of the clinical presentations of hypodontia and its management.

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.


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Case reports

This collection brings together case reports from the BDJ.


BDJ Jobs

Science jobs

  • Associate Dentist

    Associate dentist required 3-4 days/week. Essex, RM13 (London border). £12/UDA, 4000 UDAs

    RM13 9AB, Rainham

    Raydens Dental Practice

  • Dental Therapist/Hygienist

    About the University of Suffolk Dental Community Interest Company (CIC) The University of Suffolk Dental Community Interest Company (CIC)

    Ipswich, Suffolk

    BDJ Jobs

  • Associate Dentist

    We are currently recruiting for a part time associate to join our multidisciplinary team in our 11 surgery, independently owned private practice.

    Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

    High Street Dental Care Ltd

  • Excellent Associate position ( Near Dublin ) Ireland

    Rare opportunity to join our superb practice near Dublin. High quality general Dentistry. Full busy book. Experience and Fluent English required.

    Meath, Leinster (IE)

    Ratoath Dental Facilities

  • Associate dentist. Fully Private. Independently owned. Family practice. 2-5 days.

    Fully private family practice. Independently owned. 2-5 days a week. Established list. New Forest/Southampton border

    Marchwood, Southampton

    Marchwood Dental Practice