BSDHT offers four types of membership:

Full: This is available to anyone who is GDC registered as a dental hygienist or dental hygienist-therapist.
£106.00 per year

Free* membership for the duration of training.

Please Note:  To qualify for free student membership you must be in full time education, studying for a Diploma in Dental Hygiene, Dental Hygiene & Therapy or BSc in Oral Health Science, and live in the UK.

Associate: Any person who demonstrates an interest in the welfare of the dental hygiene or dental therapy profession and who is approved and permitted as a Member by an Ordinary Resolution of the Council. Associate Membership shall confer all the privileges of membership of the Society appropriate to Associate Members.
£106.00 per year
Overseas Subscriptions

Access to Dental Health and the ACJ's for colleagues who are based outside Europe

£148.00 per year

* the balance of your subscription (worth up to £106.00 per year) is met by the BSDHT.

We also offer the option to pay membership by annual or monthly direct debit.  If you are interested in this payment option and would like us to send you a Direct Debit Mandate form, or have any other questions regarding BSDHT membership, please contact us on 01788 575050 or email

Alternatively, download the Direct Debit Form here, complete it and return it via post to:

Smile House, 2 East Union Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 6AJ