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Why should I join BSSPD?

By joining BSSPD you are becoming part of a global group of over 500 dentists, doctors, scientists and other dental care professionals who are interested in Prosthodontics. The society is one of the oldest in the U.K. and our members have always been at the forefront of scientific, clinical and academic dentistry.

Our membership fee is competitively priced...

  • £120 per year for ordinary membership.
  • £50 per year for those doing full-time postgraduate training, young practitioners (qualified for four years or less since graduating), and StRs/SpRs.
  • £50 per year for those completely retired from practice (i.e. no longer registered with the GDC).
  • £5 per year for undergraduate students (undergraduate membership does not entitle you to receive the journal).

Membership entitles you to...

  • Ordinary membership of the society
  • Subscription to the European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry (print version only)
  • Access to the members' area of our website, discussion forums and blogs
  • Reduced rates to our annual conference
  • Free access to our online webinars
  • Submit abstracts for society meetings
  • Be listed on our patient searchable member's listings

The BSSPD is active in supporting further research and education in the field of dental prosthetics. We support a wide and varied number of prizes that members are eligible to apply for. Please visit the awards section for more information.

Please note: The membership period runs from the beginning of February to the end of January. If you join between February and September you will need to renew again the following February. If you join after September, you do not need to renew until the February after next.

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Reduced rates

To join at the reduced rates please select the appropriate 'select membership type' from the drop down menu on the 'Join the BSSPD' page.

You will be required to provide evidence of your status i.e. a letter from your head of department, either posted (see Contact us for details) or emailed to along with your expected date of completion of studies.

Renewal of membership

For members wishing to renew their membership, please log on to the Members only area of the website and click on Edit my details. You will see an option to renew your membership. If you pay by direct debit, you need do nothing, your membership will be renewed by us automatically.

Cancellation of membership

If you wish to cancel your membership with us, please email Kirstin at to do so.


Join us!

Joining the BSSPD brings you into contact with dental professionals interested in all aspects of Prosthodontics. As the oldest UK prosthodontic society, we can offer a wealth of information, training, education and support for anyone wanting to improve their knowledge and skills in prosthodontics.

Dean Barker
President 2021/22