Standards Online


The FGDP(UK) provides evidence-based guidance and standards for the whole of the dental profession in order to promote high quality practice and patient care. The following publications are available to view online without charge - but you will need to log in to the website when prompted (or register for free if you have not previously done so):

Antimicrobial Prescribing for General Dental Practitioners - gives clear, simple and practical guidance to primary care dentists on when to prescribe antimicrobials, what to prescribe, for how long and at what dosage.

Clinical Examination and Record-Keeping - a complete reference guide to record-keeping and examination, including history-taking, consent, confidentiality, data protection and more.

Selection Criteria for Dental Radiography - the leading guideline on indications for radiographic investigation, covering treatment planning and monitoring, ionising radiation regulations and best practice.

Dementia-Friendly Dentistry - enables dental professionals to understand dementia and its implications for dental practice, and adapt their patient management and clinical decisions accordingly.

These four publications are also available to buy in hard copy.

Training Standards in Implant Dentistry - summarises the training that should be undertaken to carry out implant dentistry safely, and the standards which should be met by training courses. (No registration/login required).