News

FGDP(UK) responds on amalgam phase-down

19 April 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has responded to a consultation on draft advice for dentists on the phase-down of the use of dental amalgam.

Standards in Dentistry being updated

19 April 2018
The FGDP(UK) has announced that Standards in Dentistry, its flagship guidance publication for general dental practitioners, is being revised.

Sugar Tax a ‘game changer’

6 April 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed the new sugar tax as a ‘game-changer’ for oral health, and says the latest data on childhood tooth extractions highlight its necessity.

Website Maintenance

27 March 2018
Access to the FGDP(UK) website will be interrupted from 6 p.m. Wednesday 28 March 2018 to 10 a.m. Thursday 29 March 2018 while the site undergoes maintenance.

Results - Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy – Spring 2018

23 March 2018
The results for the Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy examinations are available below: Diploma in Dental Hygiene - Spring 2018

FFGDP(UK) Facilitator posts open for recruitment

23 March 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has now re-commenced its Fellowship by Assessment award. Fellowship is awarded to members of the Faculty in recognition of the high standards they have achieved as a primary care dentist. This new role of Fellowship Facilitator combines the previous positions of Assessor and Advisor/Mentor that existed under the ‘old’ Fellowship Programmes Applicants...

Dementia guidance goes online

20 March 2018
FGDP(UK) has made its guidance on the practice of dentistry for patients with dementia available free of charge online.

Faculty celebrates achievements of Diplomates

14 March 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) celebrated the achievements of more than 70 dentists and dental care professionals at its annual Diplomates Day ceremony on 12 March 2018.

700 pass FGDP(UK) exams

13 March 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) offers its congratulations to over 700 dental professionals who have recently passed its exams.

Ian Mills to be next Dean of FGDP(UK)

27 February 2018
Ian Mills has been elected as the next Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)). He was elected by the Faculty Board at its meeting on 23 February.

Updated radiography guidance

22 February 2018
FGDP(UK)’s Selection Criteria for Dental Radiography, the leading text on indications for radiographic investigation in dentistry, has been updated following the implementation of revised regulations on the use of ionising radiation.

Top Tips for Teeth: free toolkit

7 February 2018
FGDP(UK) is encouraging NHS dental practices in England to claim a free toolkit which helps them give dietary and oral health advice to parents.