Get the most out of your membership

Why join FGDP(UK)?

Joining FGDP(UK) can help you to reach your professional goals, as well as demonstrating to your peers and patients that you are serious about your profession.

Our membership offers a range of benefits: 

Get your career moving

Achieve professional recognition

  • Internationally recognised post nominals
  • Members' FGDP(UK) logo for use in your communications.
  • Feature on our list of FGDP(UK) members

Stay informed

  • Free subscription to the highly-regarded Primary Dental Journal (PDJ), including PDJ online.
  • Monthly members' e-newsletter with regular updates on changes in general dentistry guidelines, best practice and FGDP(UK) news.
  • An Athens account, giving access to key journals and databases such as The Royal College of Surgeons of England's online library which includes OVID Medline and Embase (UK GDPs only) when you hold Member or Fellow status.

Connect with your community

  • Tap into your local network of like-minded dental professionals and participate in study days, hands-on training, networking events and more.
  • Give something back to the profession, raise your profile and have influence within your community by becoming a tutor, lecturer, mentor, or assessor for our courses and study groups.

Get involved

  • Members and Fellows - develop your leadership skills and stand for election onto our national Board, one of our subject-matter committees or your local FGDP(UK) Division.
  • Choose the representatives for your profession through voting in our national and local Board elections when you hold Member or Fellow status.