Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery


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Start dates: tbc, London

CPD: verifiable hours

Duration: 12 units across 2 years, taking place over a Friday and a Saturday.

2018 Fees: £19,400 (non-members), £18,600 (FGDP members) Payment plan options are available. Fees subject to change for 2019.

Early Bird Discount: tbc


Entry requirements:

To be elegible to apply, you will need:

  • to be registered with the General Dental Council
  • at least one year post-graduation;
  • a current certificate of immunisation against communicable diseases
  • training in basic CPR

If you have any question please email fgdp-education@fgdp.org.uk.


“Judith's experience was inspirational.”

"Excellent no nonsense, practical speakers."

“Dissection of human specimen very valuable; excellent anatomy sessions.”

“Very good lecturers - useful information/ideas which I can take back to practice.”

“The tutors are particularly good - clear, firm, instructive, but clearly very helpful and good teaching styles.”

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Mr Richard Moore – Course Lead

BDS, MFDS RCPS (Glasg), MAcadMed, CertClinEd, FFDTEd RCS(Edin)

Richard graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2002 and since then has worked exclusively in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery posts across the U.K. both in primary and secondary care. He completed his externship at the University of Illinois Chicago in Oral Surgery.

He is the Course Director for the Diploma in Oral Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons England and an MJDF examiner. Richard is an Expert Advisor for NICE and an Expert Witness and Advisor for the General Dental Council. He is a reviewer for the British Dental Journal, Journal of Oral Surgery and the Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Buccal Journal.

Richard is an Advanced Life Support Instructor for the Resuscitation Council UK and has an interest in the management of medical emergencies and medically compromised patients in oral surgery.

Previous academic appointments include The University of Warwick Medical School and Kings College London.

Outside of work Richard is an avid musician and out of hours is busy playing saxophone and clarinet across Yorkshire.


Mrs Judith Stocker – Deputy Course Lead


Judith completed her dental degree at the University of Bristol before embarking on her training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. She completed her medical degree at the University of Leeds, before undertaking her specialist training in the north east of England. She has a long-held interest in education, completing her Certificate in Clinical Education whilst still a specialist registrar.  She is an educational supervisor at the University of Warwick, and is a consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon at University Hospitals, Coventry and Warwickshire.

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