BSDHT offers six types of membership:


This is available to anyone who is GDC registered as a dental hygienist or dental therapist.

£120.00 per year 


Free* membership for the duration of training.

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

Newly Qualified:

This rate is available to any dental hygienist or dental therapist that has been qualified for less than 3 years (from GDC registration date).

£60.00 per year


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.

£120.00 per year

Overseas Subscriptions to Journals

Access to Dental Health and the ACJ's for colleagues who are overseas

£165.00 per year (increasing annually)

Transitional Membership

Available to any person who has applied to the GDC register, is awaiting confirmation, and the issue of their registration number.  If you are undergoing a GDC Adaptation Period, you must provide evidence of this before applying.  Please contact us on 01788 575050. £120.00 per year

* the balance of your subscription (worth up to £120.00 per year) is met by the BSDHT.

We also offer the option to pay membership by annual or monthly direct debit.  This option is not available for Transitional Full Membership.  If you are interested in this payment option please see Direct Debit Mandate form below.  If you have any other questions regarding BSDHT membership, please contact us on 01788 575050 or email

Important Information:

  • BSDHT Membership is non-refundable.
  • If you subsequently take out BSDHT Indemnity, you MUST be a current member of BSDHT and remain a member for the duration of the policy. This is an explicit condition of the Indemnity Policy.


Alternatively, download forms below, complete, and return them by post to BSDHT, First Floor, 10-12 Albert Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2RS.