How do I join?

Joining is easy. Once you have identified the type of membership that is right for you, simply complete the membership form and send it to us. 

Our levels of membership are designed to reflect and further your career. From when you first graduate, to the completion of your MJDF, to when you become a senior general dental practitioner with enhanced skills, experience and knowledge, we are with you every step of the way.

Student membership is for undergraduate dental students. Student membership is free. When you graduate, you progress to Associate Membership.

Associate membership is for all registered dental practitioners.

Membership is for all registered GDPs with MJDF or a similar postgraduate qualification. This includes GDPs working overseas.

Fellowship is for senior, registered GDPs who have achieved distinction in dental practice by the conferring of a Fellowship.

We offer Joint Membership for those wishing to be members of both FGDP(UK) and the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons.

Affiliate membership is suitable for dental care professionals, including dental therapists, hygienists, nurses and technicians; as well as clinical dental technicians and orthodontic therapists.

Joining is easy. Just download the membership form, scan the completed form then send it to