General Dental Council - The GDC states its purpose to patients as follows "We set and maintain standards in UK dentistry. Your dental professional must be registered and must continue to meet our expectations throughout their careers. We can take action if they do not."
British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry -
The Academy’s primary purpose is to promote and foster dental health for the benefit of the community.
In particular, the Academy helps to facilitate the integration of natural dental aesthetics into the total spectrum of oral health care and to provide a leadership role for the profession by defining the highest professional, scientific, artistic and ethical standards through research, publications and educational presentations.
The British Dental Health Foundation is an independent charity dedicated to improving oral health - in the UK and around the world.