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

  • Specialist Endodontist

    Well-reputed, established private practice

    Ely, Cambridgeshire

    Newnham dental practice

  • Associate Dentist

    ASSOCIATE DENTIST 2-5 DAYS PER WEEK to join our popular and growing independent private practices in the market towns of Cricklade and Tetbury

    Cricklade, Swindon and Tetbury, South Gloucestershire

    Cricklade Dental Practice

  • Dental Associate

    Full time dental associate required to take over out going full list

    St Helier, Jersey

    BDJ Jobs

  • Associate Dentist

    Associate Dentist North Birmingham

    Birmingham, West Midlands

    College Road Dental Practice

  • Specialist Orthodontist

    We have an exciting opportunity for a specialist orthodontist to replace a retiring colleague to join our well established practice.

    Norwich, Norfolk and Lowestoft, Suffolk

    Palace Plain Orthodontic Practice