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The BDA Benevolent Fund supports dental students, dentists, former dentists and their dependent family members to build your emotional and financial wellbeing in times of difficulty. 

Financial support 

If you are struggling to make ends meet paying for your essential living costs such as rent, bills and food and if you have little or no savings, then you can apply for financial support.  

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 “Thank you. You have helped transform an existence into a life.” 


The charity also offers: 

Who is eligible for support? 

You can access all our services if you: 

  • Live in the UK 
  • Are, or were, a dentist registered with the General Dental Council 
  • Are currently an undergraduate student at a UK dental school 
  • Are the dependent of a dentist (i.e. partner/spouse/widow/er) 

You can access financial support if you also: 

  • Are in personal financial hardship 
  • Are unable to meet your essential daily expenditure 
  • Have little or no savings 

You do not have to be a member of the British Dental Association (BDA) to receive help.  We are unable to support other dental care professionals at this time.  

“I’m truly not sure how I would have managed otherwise.” 

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