Given the unprecedented situation in the UK regarding the COVID-19 virus the British Endodontic Society is continuing to stay abreast of the rapidly changing government guidance. We have released a statement and current guidance for our professional colleagues with particular emphasis on maximum protection of patients and dentists – see links below.

Current Information

BES Covid-19 Return to Work SOP v 1.4 (5th January 21)

BES Covid -19 Return to Work SOP v 1.3 (12th October 20)

Letter from Sarah Hurley (28 August 2020)

For the latest NHS general advice on COVID-19 (28 August 2020)

BES Covid-19 Return to Work Further guidance (25 June 2020)

Diagnosis and Management of Endodontic Emergencies during COVID-19 pandemic (23 April 2020)

Triage and management for primary dental care (v1.1 31 March 2020)

Statement 3: BES President’s Statement on COVID-19 (11am, 30 March 2020)



Latest News

2020-11-16 14:24:17 - Use of antibiotics to treat dental pain
2020-08-06 09:45:04 - The BES awards three COVID-19-related research grants
2020-06-09 14:22:22 - BES Call for research to address the impact of AGPs in dentistry with respect to COVID-19

Join us

Membership of the Society is open to all dentists. As a member you will automatically also become a member of the ESE (European Society of Endodontology).



View any current vacancies and practices for sale across the UK. These are submitted by both members and non-members and change on a regular basis. Keep an eye on this page for future opportunities.

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The BES awards six prizes every year aimed at every level of the profession, you can find out how to enter for a prize, and also submit your entries for the BES poster prize and/or the Harty Prize online.


We very much hope to be back with face to face meetings during next year and the first will be our Spring Scientific Meeting which for 2021 has, due to Covid 19, moved from the usual March date to Saturday 12th June.  Further details will be announced in early 2021.

A further date for your diary will be the Regional Meeting in Stratford upon Avon on 15th and 16th October 2021.


The BES welcomes all who have an interest in endodontology and want to support the discipline. Become a member and have access to the International Endodontic Journal; reduced rates at our conferences; be considered for our grants and awards; or, become more involved, and watch out each January for possible vacancies on our Council and help influence current issues affecting the profession!

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