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


  • Private Associate Dentist - Part Time 1/2 days a week

    Part Time Private Associate Dentist, Modern Award Winning Practice, Scanner, Air Con, Friendly Team

    Ocean Village, Southampton

    Ocean Village Dental Clinic

  • Associate Dentist

    We have an excellent opportunity for an associate dentist to join the team of a well-established, outstanding and friendly practice

    Bayswater, London (Greater)

    Porchester dental practice

  • Associate Dentist Part-time/ full time

    Modern well equipped dental and facial aesthetics practice in prosperous Hampshire village seeks ambitious caring dentist.

    Hartley Wintney, Hook

    Home Counties Clinics ltd

  • Associate Dentist

    We are a well-established NHS and Private Practice situated in Leamington Spa, who are looking for an Associate Dentist.

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

    Bridge Dental Practice (Leamington Spa)

  • Associate Dentist

    Associate Dentist required for well established dental practice in the centre of Royal Leamington Spa

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire