BASCD includes the following activities
and core functions:

 

Oral health improvement: maintaining expert knowledge and expertise on oral health improvement

Epidemiology: measuring oral health and oral health care in communities

Teaching and training: developing teaching and training in relation to population oral health

Research: providing advice on the dental workforce and the configuration of dental services

Services: providing advice on the configuration of dental services, the dental workforce and dental care for, and in, the community

Leadership: develop leadership skills in our members

Resource: acting as a resource for our members on policy, work plans, evidence-base and offering support via the website and “task and function groups”

Conference and meetings: holding regular conferences and events, as well as other group meetings periodically throughout the year.