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/Locum Dentist

    Associate/Locum dentist required part timeJoin our friendly team in the beautiful historic spa town of Harrogate

    Harrogate, North Yorkshire


  • Associate Dentist

    Come join our team!! Good UDA  value. Large number of UDAs available. Stable  established list.

    Sandwell, West Bromwich

    BDJ Jobs

  • Associate Dentist

    Private Practice seeks Associate ; Diss, Norfolk ; Part Time two days per week ; Regular monthly plan income ; Established list

    Diss , Norfolk

    DentaBrite Clinic

  • Orthodontist

    Independent practices led by Orthodontists with the security of a 10-year NHS contract in a modern, high-tech, safe, well-organised settings

    Liverpool, Widnes

    Bright Orthodontics

  • 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