Sponsors and Exhibitors

Sponsorship and exhibition

Opportunities are available for companies to sponsor or exhibit at the event and demonstrate their brand as a supporter of the profession, as well as benefit from the unique opportunity to engage with up to 600 senior level professionals working within dental hygiene and dental therapy. To find out more about becoming a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact Profile Productions: bsdht@profileproductions.co.uk.


Executive partner 

Company profile to follow.

Supporting partner

Poster sponsor

Student delegates sponsor


  AWB Textiles is a family owned and run business that has supplied the UK heathcare market`s uniform needs for over 70 years.
Our leading brands such as Dickies, Cherokee and 1st Choice offer smart, colourful value for money scrub`s to suit all tastes and budgets.
We also have an in-house embroidery service that can personalise your garments or add a practice logo at a very reasonable cost.
Visit us on Stand 5, check out our website www.awbtextiles.co.uk or call 01288 353281 for more information.

  Bridge2Aid is a training charity. We work in Tanzania where there are 56 million people and just over 100 dentists. No dental treatment means awful infections and years of pain. Bridge2Aid team up with UK volunteer teams (dentists, dental therapists, hygienists and nurses) to train rural health workers in extraction, cross infection control and oral health education. We are preventing pain, saving lives and helping some of the poorest communities on the planet. You can support our work and help make a difference

  The British Society of Periodontology exists to promote the art and science of periodontology and dental implantology. Members include specialist practitioners, periodontists, general dentists, consultants and trainees in restorative dentistry, clinical academics, dental hygienists and therapists, specialist trainees in periodontology, and many others.

For further information visit our website at www.bsperio.org.uk or contact Helen Cobley on 0844 335 1915

PO Box 228 Bubwith SELBY YO8 1EY


BioMin Technologies Ltd was established to commercialise research conducted over the past decade atQueen Mary University of London andImperial College, London, to develop bioactive glass materials to reducetooth sensitivity,help replace lost mineral from tooth surfaces and protect against tooth decay. BioMin F was introduced in September 2016 and delivers low level fluoride for up to 12 hours together with Calcium and Phosphate to guard teeth against attack. BioMin C is being introduced in autumn 2017 for those who do not wish to use a fluoride containing toothpaste but still require a high level of protection.

  For the first time, CALCIVIS helps clinicians visualise active demineralisation on the tooth surface.
CALCIVIS imaging system applies a patented photoprotein which, in the presence of free calcium ions, produces a low level light flash (luminescence).

An integrated intraoral sensor within the CALCIVIS imaging device immediately detects the luminescence and presents clinicians with a chair side demineralization image mapping demin “hot-spots”.

CALCIVIS images engage patients which increases compliance and retention in early caries and associated enamel demineralization conditions.

CALCIVIS, an innovative UK manufacturer headquartered in Edinburgh is set to revolutionise a sector reliant on costly, complex and painful surgical interventions.



Colgate’s commitment to oral health extends beyond its quality products. Colgate® provides continuing professional development for dental professionals, on-going health education for consumers, and actively partners in supporting your dental associations and societies at local and national events.

Visit Colgate® at the BSDHT Oral Health Conference and Exhibition to discover the latest news and clinical evidence about Colgate Total® toothpaste with its unique 12-hour long-lasting antibacterial protection.1 Also discover how Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ provides confidence of long-lasting2,3 relief from dentine hypersensitivity from the first use,3,4,*.

Visit www.colgateprofessional.co.uk and register today to request patient samples, download professional resources and access educational webinars.

1. Fine DH, Sreenivasan PK, McKiernan M, et al. J Clin Periodontal. 2012; 39:1056 – 1064.





Curaprox – On a mission to keep the nations teeth and gums healthy for a lifetime.

Since 1972 Curaprox has been a major pioneering expert in oral health, designing, creating and selling a vast array of premium Swiss oral health products globally around the world. Working together with dental professionals we design tools that serve one purpose: ‘to keep teeth and gums healthy for a lifetime’.

Curaprox is part of Curaden International AG based in Kriens near Lucerne. All CURAPROX products have been created and developed in Switzerland since 1972.

For more details on our product range visit www.curaprox.co.uk

  Dent-O-Care are oral health specialists and pioneers in treatment specific oral hygiene products and services. Working in partnership with manufacturers globally we have bought to the market an extensive range of products that are high quality, clinically proven and exclusive to dental professionals.

We work closely with practices around the provision of oral hygiene, protocols, product selection, marketing support and team training to better support patients, deliver and achieve oral hygiene excellence. Our products are relied upon by many of the UK’s leading specialists to provide superior efficacy, improve patient compliance and help safeguard treatment success.

Visit us at Stand 30 to find out more.

Tel No: 0208 459 7550
Email: sales@dentocare.co.uk
Website: www.dentocare.co.uk

  At Dentsply Sirona, we are focused on empowering dental professionals to provide better, safer, faster dental care. We work with them to envision what‘s possible, then provide innovative solutions to achieve it. Education and support help move each procedure forward, ensuring the benefits of our innovations are realized. Everything we do is about helping dental professionals deliver the best possible dental care, for the benefit of their patients and practices – today and for years to come.


    DG Mutual are specialist Income Protection Providers - we are a mutual friendly society established to help our members and share our profits with them.

You can create a specialist Income Protection package …….
• Benefit up to 66% of taxable income
• Up to £1,200 benefit tax free per week *
• Benefit payable from day one or deferred by 4, 13, 26 or 52 weeks
• A tax free lump sum on retirement per current tax regulations
• An option to increase your lump sum
• No penalty for frequent claims or limit on the amount of claims.

Making friends since 1927

  Dürr Dental will be exhibiting a range of equipment this year. Their panoramic device is so easy to use you won’t need a second take, as the first one will almost certainly be perfect. Unlike other devices this unit does not rely on experience or expertise, in fact both are almost negligible!

Come and see the latest networking systems that can be used with compressors and suction systems. See the performance of each piece of equipment at a glance. Linking the compressor, for example, to the digital network yields numerous benefits: current status, faults or messages, such as for filter changes, are immediately displayed.

Enlighten is the only whitening system in the world to guarantee results, irrespective of starting shade. Patients do not need to change diet or habits for lifelong results. Enlighten whitening toothpastes are nonabrasive, Tooth Serum nano-hydroxyapatite toothpaste is a powerful sensitivity paste. There is free online training and certification for hygienists and therapists.

Enlighten also runs Mini Smile Makeover composite hands on training courses. Therapists pay half price

email education@enlightensmiles.com call 0207 4243270 www.enlightensmiles.com



GSK is a science-led global healthcare company committed to help people do more, feel better and live longer. The Sensodyne portfolio, for dentine hypersensitivity, will be the focus of the stand at the BSDHT Conference.

Visit the virtual reality area of Stand 11 to find more about how Sensodyne Rapid Relief beats sensitivity pain fast. Take part in the on-stand quiz to test your knowledge of Sensodyne and win prizes.

Register for the new GSK portal to find out more and order samples of Sensodyne Rapid Relief www.gskhealthpartner.com


  Our philosophy is a simple one. We do our best - our best to help you, your practice and those who work with you to deliver excellent patient care. Which is why we have developed a choice of options and solutions to help support all areas of your business.

Let our experts help you with whatever you need, they offer advice on everything from decontamination to digital imaging. We also provide guidance on digitising your practice as well as finding ways to help you make savings and increase your profitability.

For those looking to step onto a digital platform, we also help dentists and laboratories access all elements of the digital workflow, linking every area of your practice and laboratory seamlessly.


We hope since last year you have all had a chance to try the ICON interdental brush for yourselves.

Strong, flexible and durable, ICON brushes simply last longer…

Available in a range of 9 colour coded sizes that will be familiar to all, the ICON original range gives the quality and long lasting brush you need, at a cost that will keep you smiling.

Also available, ICON’s antibacterial range of 7 sizes has antibacterial cap and filaments which ensure the brush is always 99.9% bacteria free.

For more details see www.icon-idb.uk or come and try for yourself on stand 19.

  J&S Davis Ltd is an exclusive UK distributor which sources the highest quality products in their category from all over the world. These products are then made available to dental professionals via their usual dental retailers.

The unique products sourced cover restoration, endodontics, periodontics, hygiene, oral surgery and more, from a range of leading manufacturers including Kuraray, LM Instruments, Micro-Mega, Cavex, Meisinger, Rhondium and Solo.

Ergonomics has been the guiding light of LM Instruments since the establishment of the company. Based on new research we know more than ever about ergonomic instrumentation. The result is LM-ErgoSense, a future icon in dentistry.

You and your patients can feel the difference with LM Instruments:

    Reduce the risk of RSI
    Ergonomic design
    Long lasting sharpness
    The professionals choice
    J&S Davis has been bringing quality solutions to practice for over 100 years and will continue to do so.


Working in partnership with dental & hygiene professionals to provide expert care, Johnson & Johnson Ltd the makers of LISTERINE® are proud to be sponsors of the British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy Conference and Exhibition 2017. 

There is a significant body of evidence that demonstrates the plaque reducing efficacy of LISTERINE® as part of a twice-daily oral care routine as an adjunct to mechanical cleaning. For information on the range products available from LISTERINE®, either for preventative care or for the treatment of specific oral care conditions, please visit stand 23 and speak to a member of the LISTERINE® Professional team.

  Lloyd & Whyte provide professional financial planning and insurance advice to BSDHT members. With over 20 years’ experience working in the dental industry, you could say they know a thing or two. Lloyd & Whyte have helped countless dental hygienists and therapists take care of what matters to them from protecting their homes and families to planning for the future.

Discover more at https://www.lloydwhyte.com/hygienists/.



Optident are extremely proud sponsors of the BSDHT Oral Health Conference.

From our innovative products, to our experienced and passionate team, we pride ourselves on being anything but a normal dental products supplier. After 30 years in dentistry, we continue to present innovative technologies; giving you confidence that the products you are working with are among the best. With key-long term partners such as American Eagle, Deppeler, Loupes, EMSAirflow andBiolase, you can be sure our passionate team are armed with the best tools and knowledge in dentistry to further your career



Much interest is expected in the company’s flagship power toothbrush, Oral-B GENIUS 9000. By combining built-in motion sensor technology and video recognition using a smartphone’s camera with the Oral-B app, all zones of the users’ mouth can be tracked, providing real-time feedback on which areas they’ve brushed and which areas have been missed!

The mechanical benefits of Oral-B’s power toothbrushes compliment the chemical efficacy afforded by their toothpaste. Their Pro-Expert toothpaste includes stabilised Stannous Fluoride which provides 24-hour oral protection. Those wanting more specific protection might prefer Oral-B Gum & Enamel Repair toothpaste, which actively protects gums and strengthens enamel.

Visitors will also be able to view Oral-B’s new ‘Strong Teeth Make Strong Kids’ campaign, which this year will provide dental professionals with educational materials on how to help parents with their kids’ dental care needs and compliments Oral-B’s support for the BSDHT’s First Smiles programme.

  Oralieve® Dry Mouth Relief products have been specifically designed and tested with dry mouth sufferers to help supplement the natural protective enzyme system of saliva, to provide lasting, effective relief from the symptoms of dry mouth. Available in a gel, spray, toothpaste and mouthwash format, all Oralieve® products are SLS-free, alcohol-free and do not contain strong flavours – to help prevent irritation to dry mouths.

Visit the Oralieve® team on stand 57 for further information, patient literature and to request samples for your practice.

  Recognised as a pioneer in medical vision for over 30 years, Orascoptic™ designs award-winning dental loupes and headlights that focus on improving overall ergonomics.

Engineered with performance and comfort in mind, Orascoptic loupes employ rich details such as adjustable nose pads, flexible temple hinges, anti-reflective lens coatings and working distances refined in half-inch increments. Additionally, steep declination angles allow for improved posture and reduced strain. Experience the visual difference at www.orascoptic.com.


OW Warehouse, specialists in marketing and wholesale distribution of general sundries and consumables to dental retail companies. We exclusively distribute Dentomycin periodontal gel for treatment and management of Periodontal Disease. Odontopaste, the alternative to Ledermix Paste, while awaiting the re-launch. Ledermix cement is now available on a limited basis. Come and see the new colours in the Hogies EyeGuards and the New Hogies Visor. We also have Sylc, a novel desensitising cleaning powder and prophy paste. See you on our stand 15.

Philips Oral Healthcare is celebrating the work of Dental Hygienists and Therapists and their commitment to improving patients’ oral care through its new ‘Shine On’ initiative. The campaign will revolve around a digital hub - www.philips.co.uk/shineon and will focus on education, career development and recognition. 

Excitingly there is a chance to win a trip to the 2018 California Dental Association Conference in Anaheim, California. Dental Hygienists and Therapists are also invited to participate by sharing their proudest ‘Shine On’ career moments on social media, tagging their posts with #shineon and #philipssonicare.

Juliette Reeves’ conference lecture and a visit to Philips’ Hand Rescue Bar are two not to be missed conference highlights.

  Feel the difference with the market leading PDT range of ultralight hand instruments. They not only hold their edge, but PDT’s solid resin handles enhance tactile sensitivity and reduce pinch force. Thinking about loupes? Q-Optics complete customisation and ergonomics ensure perfect posture and great fit with true customisation and life-time warranty. Get measured up at the show to benefit from Exhibition Pricing. Experience an evolution in oral care with Bluem’s range of oral products utilising natural oxygen for gentle healing at home, ideal for implant and perio patients.


TePe Oral Hygiene Products Ltd 
For over 50 years, TePe has been working to help people keep their teeth throughout life, striving to promote good oral health worldwide.
We take our impact on the environment very seriously and have been working to ISO 14 001 since 2002, meaning that we are certified to international standards on environmental management, and that we manage our carbon footprint closely.

TePe GOOD is our commitment to make our business even more sustainable, without compromising product safety, quality or hygiene.
Visit us on stand 13 to find out more about our commitment to helping improve the environment and your smile!


We’re a university where curiosity prevails, and where exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries, isn’t just encouraged, it’s expected.

We’re proud to be Gold rated in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017 and ranked in the top 30 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. We're also in the top 25 for research quality in the Good University Guide and top 15 for the sixth year running in The National Student Survey for overall student satisfaction (2018, overall student satisfaction, English mainstream universities*).

We're committed to two things: excellence in teaching and excellence in research. Our students are members of a unique, transformational living and learning community which empowers them with the skills to make a difference to the world around them.


Waterpik® offers an array of clinically proven products to help your patients achieve and maintain excellent dental health. Through extensive research and more than 70 studies, the Waterpik® Water Flosser has been proven superior to interdental brushes for reducing gingival bleeding,[i] shown to be up to 50% more effective at reducing gingivitis that string floss [ii] and is significantly more effective at improving oral health than the Sonicare® Air Floss Pro.[iii]

Professional Educators are now offering free Lunch & Learns at practices around the country to share the many benefits of the Waterpik® Water Flosser, while also demonstrating the various models and tips available.

To arrange a Lunch & Learn, call 0333 12 35677 or email ukcustomerservices@waterpik.com. Waterpik® products are available from Amazon, Costco UK and Superdrug stores across the UK and Ireland. 

                      Wisdom is the brand owner of the Clean Between Interdental Brushes, the best-selling wire free interdental brushes in the UK. These brushes are highly recommended by dental professionals and clinically proven to reduce gum disease. Wire and latex-free and suitable for every-day use, they are available in 3 sizes and have unique soft, flexible rubber filaments that slide easily between the teeth to remove plaque and food particles.

New from Wisdom this year are the Proflex Interdental Brushes, with a uniquely flexible neck and curved handle for improved access to the back of the mouth and other hard-to-reach areas.

    Young Innovations is a leading manufacturer and distributor of respected brands in Restorative, Periodontal and Preventative dental procedures. The American company was established in 1900 and is based in Chicago, while the European headquarters are located in Heidelberg, Germany. Microbrush, Dry Tips, Young Dental, Zooby and American Eagle Instruments are all leaders in the field, known for consistent quality and innovation to give security and peace of mind that every procedure is a successful procedure. Can you afford not to work with the best?