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Society of British Dental Nurses

Not-for-profit organisation

Mission statement

Our vision is to inspire and engage dental nurses at each and every stage of their career. We will consider the here and now, and the future landscape of dentistry. Our guiding philosophy is that we will support the development of a sustainable and effective workforce, which as a result will advance our profession through education and professional activity.

5 core values are central to our work

  1. Influencing policy and informing change
  2. Enhancing the capacity and ability of our membership
  3. Placing education, learning, experience, growth and development at the heart of the Society
  4. Recognising national and local priorities and our role within these areas
  5. Dedicated to the education and support of dental nursing students

Member benefits

  • Access to our Member Forum, with advice and support on numerous topics relating to dental nurses
  • Advice and support when choosing the next step in your career pathway as a dental nurse
  • Explanation on the topic of CPD for Dental Professionals, along with continual guidance relevant CPD for dental nurses
  • Support and guidance on what makes student nurses fit to practice, and the types of behaviour that accompany this
  • GDC Advice on raising concerns when encountering a situation that may be putting others at risk
  • Creating personal development plans, and how these will be viewed under the changing CPD regulation
  • Guidance on English language controls within the dental industry
  • Understanding professionalism
  • GDC Guidance on direct access, and how the affects dental nurses
  • Exclusive area for student dental nurses
  • Access to our event calendar, listing the crucial events for dental nurses throughout the year
  • Optional indemnity cover to members and non-members

Latest News

Helping to Reduce FTP Cases – Complaints Stakeholder Meeting

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The Society of British Dental Nurses have been part of the working group from the beginning and feel strongly about this work. Sometimes messages are not always clear when you 'deep dive' into matters of [...]

Number of events and more to come: SBDN Engaging with Dental Nurses

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The Society are keen to get out to the Dental Nurses of today , those who have been in the profession a while and students. There have been lots of requests  and they are still [...]

Supporting Fizz Free February – What are you doing?

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The Society are supporting 'Fizz Free February' will you be doing your bit. Recent evidence has shown that our children are consuming far to much sugar - the average 10 year old is said to [...]

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