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.

Memorandum of Understanding is between the Faculty of Public Health  and the British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry