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Nominations open for FGDP(UK) Annual Awards 2020

17 October 2019
With the addition of a new award recognising the achievements of dental students, FGDP(UK) is inviting nominations for its 2020 Annual Awards. The categories are Foundation Dentist Award, Community Contribution Award and the new award, Dental Student of the Year...  

Short Course in Periodontics - Applications Open for 2020 intake

17 October 2019
The FGDP (UK)'s Short Course in Periodontics is a unique four day practical course, enabling you to get excellent training of contemporary periodontal managemnt in practice.

Congratulations to our latest diplomates

16 October 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) offers its congratulations to 14 dental professionals who have passed its exams and assessments.  

Applications for Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry are now OPEN!

16 October 2019
After the great success of the new Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry structure, the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP (UK)) is pleased to announce that applications for our second cohort are now open.

Standards in Dentistry goes online

8 October 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has made Standards in Dentistry, its flagship publication for general dental practitioners and their teams, available free of charge online.    

FGDP(UK) National Study Day to tackle ‘toothwear time bomb’ of modern dietary habits

27 September 2019
FGDP(UK) will use a national conference next month to highlight toothwear and implant failure, two growing problems which it aims to help dental teams build expertise in managing.

FGDP(UK) tours Freshers’ Fairs around the country

26 September 2019
A team of staff and volunteer Members from the Faculty of General Dentistry (UK) (FGDP(UK)), have been visiting Freshers' Fairs at universities around the country this month, raising awareness about how the Faculty supports dental professionals at each stage of their career and encouraging Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) students to register for free Student Membership. 

What do you think of CPD?

26 September 2019
Dentists and dental care professionals have one week left to tell the General Dental Council what they think of arrangements for Continuing Professional Development in dentistry, and share their views on what ongoing professional learning should look like in future.

FGDP (UK) seeks Tutors for Diploma in Implant Dentistry

18 September 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is inviting applications for Tutors for its highly respected Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry. The Diploma in Implant Dentistry is a part-time programme, involving a self-directed learning and direct teaching programme over a period of two years.

Dental Nurse (Part-time) vacancy

5 September 2019
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced implant dentistry nurse to work with world renowned dentists at a well respected organisation.  

Dentistry in the holiday season

5 September 2019
FGDP(UK) member and GDP, Kausar Undre, reflects on patients' concerns about travelling overseas with perceived dental issues...

College of General Dentistry seeks your support

22 August 2019
Members of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) and other dental professionals are invited to register their support for the new College of General Dentistry, adding their name to a growing list of practitioners who believe that now is the time for dentistry to achieve professional standing consistent with equivalent healthcare professions.