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USEFUL CONTACTS

Below you will find details of Dental Organisations, Companies and Deaneries along with useful information for Students.

Dental Organisations

A

Association of Dental Administrators & Managers (ADAM)
www.adam-aspire.co.uk 

Association of Dental Implantology UK (ADI)
Tel: 020 8487 5555

B

British Academy of Clinical Dental Technology (BACDT)
www.bacdt.org.uk 

British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN)
www.badn.org.uk 

British Association of Private Dentistry (BAPD)

www.bapd.org.uk 

British Dental Association (BDA)

https://bda.org 

British Dental Industry Association (BDIA)
www.bdia.org.uk 

British Institute of Dental and Surgical Technologists (BIDST)
www.bidst.org 

British Orthodontic Society
www.bos.org.uk 

British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT)
www.bsdht.org.uk 

C

College of Dental Technologists of Ontario (Canada)
ww.cdto.ca 

COPDEND
www.copdend.org.uk 

Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland
www.craniofacialsociety.org.uk 

D

Dental Laboratories Association (DLA)
www.dla.org.uk 

Dental Practitioners Association (DPA)
www.gdpa.org.uk

Dental Technicians Association Ireland
www.dtai.ie

Denturist Association of Canada
http://www.denturist.org/magazine.html

Department of Health
www.dh.gov.uk

E

European and International Federation of Dental Technicians
www.feppd.org

F

Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FGDP)
www.fgdp.org.uk

G

General Dental Council (GDC)
www.gdc-uk.org

I

Institute of Maxillofacial Prosthetists and Technologists (IMPT)
www.impt.co.uk

M

Malta Dental Technologists Association
www.mdta.cjb.net

MHRA
www.mhra.gov.uk

MHRA - Device Online Registration System (DORS)
https://aic.mhra.gov.uk/era/drsystem.nsf/login

N

National Association of Dental Laboratories (USA)
www.nadl.org [links:www.nadl.org/associations.cfm]

National Health Service
www.nhs.uk

New Zealand Institute of Dental Technologists
www.nzidt.org.nz

O

The Oral Health Foundation
www.dentalhealth.org

Oral Health Professionals Association (Australia)
www.ohpa.org.au

Orthodontic Technicians Association (OTA)
www.ota-uk.org

S

South African Dental Technicians Council
www.sadtc.org.za

Dental Deaneries

Eastern
Health Education East of England, 2-4 Victoria House, Capital Park, Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21 5XB
Tel: 01223 597 500

East Midlands
Health Education East Midlands, 1 Mere Way, Ruddington Fields Business Park, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6JS
Tel: 0115 823 3300
Website 

Kent, Surrey & Sussex
Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex, 7 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 2DD
Tel: 020 7415 3400

London
Dental Department, LPMDE, Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DN
Tel: 020 7866 3691
Website 

Mersey
Postgraduate Dental Education & Training, 1st Floor, Regatta Place, Brunswick Business Park, Summers Road, Liverpool L3 4BL
Tel: 0151 285 4741

North West
University of Manchester, Department of Postgraduate Medicine & Dentistry, Dental Section, 4th Floor, Barlow House, Minshull Street, Manchester M1 3DZ Tel: 0161 234 6167
Website 

Northern
Waterfront 4, Goldcrest Way, Newburn Riverside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE15 8NY
Tel: 0191 210 6400
Website

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency, Beechill House, 42 Beechill Road, Belfast, BT8 7RL
Tel: 028 9040 0000
Website

Scotland
NHS Education for Scotland, Westport 102, Westport, Edinburgh, EH3 9DN
Tel: 0131 656 3200
Website

South Western
South West Regional Dental Postgraduate Deanery, University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Ave, Bristol, BS8 1TH
Tel: 0117 928 4521
Website

Thames Valley
Thames Valley House, 4630 Kingsgate, Oxford Business Park South, Oxford, OX4 2SU
Tel: 01865 785 500
Website

Wales
Wales Deanery, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff University, Cardiff, CF14 4YS
Tel: 029 2068 8026
Website

Wessex
Health Education Wessex, Southern House, Otterbourne, Winchester, SO21 2RU
Tel: 019 6271 8400
Website

West Midlands
Health Education West Midlands, St Chad's Court, 213 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 9RG
Tel: 0121 695 2222
Website

Yorkshire
Department for NHS Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education, Willow Terrace Road, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT
Tel: 0113 343 1526
Website

For Students

1) Online Journal Information
www.freemedicaljournals.com 
www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov 
PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
www.cebd.org 
The Centre for Evidence-based Dentistry, established in 1995, is an independent body whose aim is to promote the teaching, learning, practice and evaluation of evidence-based dentistry world-wide.

The journal publishes scientific articles on the relevant fields, review articles, discussion papers, news items and editorial correspondence. It is of interest to dentists working in dental public health and to other professionals concerned with disease prevention, health service planning, and health promotion throughout the world.

2) Research Info/Reports
www.york.ac.uk/inst/crd 
Research-based information about the effects of interventions used in health and social care.
www.jr2.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/booth/booths/dental.html 
source of evidence based healthcare information in the UK and worldwide for both healthcare professionals and consumers.

The objective of CAPP - the WHO Oral Health Country/Area Profile Programme - is to present global information on dental diseases and oral health services

3) Medical Dictionaries/Thesaurus/Encyclopaedia/Reference
www.bartleby.com 
Internet publisher of literature, references and verse. Unlimited access to books and information

4) Websites Particularly Relevant to Overseas Students
www.ef.com/english-resources/english-grammar 
The free online reference and guide for English grammar, writing, punctuation and learning.
www.alphadictionary.com/index.shtml 

5) Tooth Morphology/Anatomy/Biomedical
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mouthandteeth.html 
Medline Plus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. Medline Plus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopaedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.