News

CGDent to recruit Advisory Strategy Group

23 July 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) would like to inform members that the College of General Dentistry is recruiting an Advisory Strategy Group to support and guide Trustees in shaping the new College.

CPD deadline - reminder of hours available through FGDP(UK)

23 July 2020
Ahead of this year’s CPD deadline, FGDP(UK) would like to remind Members and other dental professionals of development hours available through the Faculty.

Reminder: Dentists urged to support national survey of antibiotic prescribing (free CPD)

23 July 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) would like to remind and encourage dentists to participate in a national survey of antibiotic prescribing in dentistry, which closes soon.

The present crisis is the worst I’ve witnessed, but dentistry will survive

21 July 2020
Patricia Thomson MJDF RCS (Eng), a GDP in Glasgow and FGDP National Board Member for the North and West of Scotland, reflects on her experience of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how general dental practice has adapted to survive previous crises.

New PDJ online now

9 July 2020
The new special care dentistry issue of the Primary Dental Journal is now available to read online.

College of General Dentistry appoints its first Ambassadors

9 July 2020
The College of General Dentistry is delighted to announce the launch of its 'College Ambassadors' scheme, and the appointment of its first Ambassadors - the Rt Hon Sir Mike Penning MP, Professor Dame Parveen Kumar DBE and Dr Shelagh Farrell FFGDP(UK).

FGDP(UK) welcomes early years oral health education plan

6 July 2020
  The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) has welcomed confirmation of plans to deliver oral health education to young children in England.

Free access to the Primary Dental Journal

2 July 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) is currently offering non-members free access to the Primary Dental Journal (PDJ).

FGDP(UK) statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and anti-racism

29 June 2020
FGDP(UK) has released a statement in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, and anti-racism, setting out actions it will be taking to address inequality.

Back to the future

25 June 2020
FGDP(UK) Dean Ian Mills reflects on the his experience of returning to work in his mixed NHS/private general dental practice.

Black Lives Matter – my experience as an Asian dentist

25 June 2020
Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, FGDP(UK) Vice Dean Onkar Dhanoya shares experiences from his education and career as an Asian dentist, and discusses actions the profession can take to address racial inequality in general dental practice.

Joint statement on the provision of a dental prophylaxis under COVID-19 alert levels 3 and 4

23 June 2020
The British Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (BSP), Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) and College of General Dentistry (CGDent), working with the Office of the Chief Dental Officer for England, have issued a joint statement to clarify and contextualise the differences in guidance issued relating to the provision of a dental prophylaxis under Level 4/3 COVID-19 alert...