Join the BSP

Membership of the BSP has a huge number of benefits and you have the choice of becoming a full or associate member. Honorary membership is limited and is only bestowed by Council agreement. Click on the categories below to find out more. You can apply for membership by following the links on this page.

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  • Full members may vote and be unlimited in number

Members must be registered in the Medical or Dentists’ Register or hold such other qualification as Council may approve, or be Dental Hygienists/Dental Therapists (DH/DT) who are registered with the General Dental Council (GDC)

Application for membership can be made by clicking above or by downloading the Application form.

Benefits of Full Membership

  • Online access to the Journal of Clinical Periodontology included in basic subscription. (Printed Journal available at an increased subscription fee)
  • Directory of Members provided on Society website in ‘Members only’ area
  • Monthly E-Newsletter
  • Annual Newsletter
  • Reduced registration fees for Annual Conference
  • Online Evaluation Form and ability to download Certificate of Attendance at members’ convenience
  • Free registration to a varied and engaging Webinar programme - with CPD
  • A dedicated and supportive Early Career Group
  • Specific meetings for Teachers and Practitioners
  • Awards and Prizes (See website for full Terms and Conditions)
  • Representation on National and International Committees e.g. European Federation of Periodontology, the Royal College of Surgeons
  • Reduced subscriptions and registration fees for Postgraduate Students (for a maximum of 4 years)
  • Reduced subscriptions and registration fees for Specialist Registrars
  • Reduced subscriptions and registration fees for newly qualified dentists (first 2 years)
  • Reduced subscriptions and registration fees for Dental Hygienists/Dental Therapists
  • Associate members of the Society are non-voting and unlimited in number

You must be a member of another society affiliated to the European Federation of Periodontology who receives the Journal of Clinical Periodontology through that society OR

A dental practitioner who has retired from clinical practice who does not wish to receive the Journal of Clinical Periodontology OR

A registered dental undergraduate or student dental care professional (DCP) from the United Kingdom

Dental care professionals other than DH/DTs who are registered with the General Dental Council

Application for membership can be made by clicking above or by downloading the Application form.

Benefits of Associate Membership

For Dental Care Professionals who are registered with the General Dental Council (non voting rights)

  • Directory of Members provided on Society website in ‘Members only’ area
  • Monthly E-Newsletter
  • Annual Newsletter
  • Reduced registration fees for Annual Conference
  • Online Evaluation Form and ability to download Certificate of Attendance at members’ convenience
  • Free registration to a varied and engaging Webinar programme - with CPD
  • Specific meetings for Teachers and Practitioners

Honorary membership may be conferred upon any person, not necessarily from the United Kingdom, by nomination of Council and vote at the Annual General Meeting. An honorary member of the BSP will have all the privileges of the Society and have electronic access to the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.