Dementia-Friendly Dentistry to be sent to all current and new members

13 October 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has published new guidance on the practice of dentistry for patients with dementia, and is sending a complimentary copy to each of its 4,500 members, as well as new members who join by the end of 2017.

FGDP(UK) says CQC findings highlight dental teams’ dedication and professionalism

11 October 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed the Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s findings on dental inspections, saying that the annual State of Care review provides a positive reflection on the state of dentistry, and is recognition of the dedication and professionalism of dentists and dental practice teams across En

Short Course in Minor Oral Surgery

6 October 2017
TWO-DAY COURSE IN MINOR ORAL SURGERY 2nd & 3rd December 2017 St George’s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT

FGDP(UK) backs 'retainers are for life' message

6 October 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) is supporting the British Orthodontic Society’s ‘Hold that Smile’ campaign, which aims to educate patients that orthodontic retainers should be worn for life.

Diploma in Restorative Dentistry Winter 2017 Assessment

6 October 2017
  Winter 2017 Examination dates have been finalised. The Winter Examination will be held on 8th December 2017, the Submission date for this exam will be the 10th November 2017. We require all examination cases and materials (including a digital copy of each case) to be delivered to the college by this date.

FGDP(UK) announces winners of 25th anniversary prizes

5 October 2017
FGDP(UK) has announced the winners of three prizes celebrating the achievements of the general dental profession in the Faculty’s 25th anniversary year. Prizes will be awarded at the annual dinner which takes place on 13th October 2017 at Draper’s Hall in London. Dr Mick Horton, Dean of the FGDP(UK), commented:

Get ready for the Survey of Adult Dental Health

21 September 2017
FGDP(UK) is encouraging dental practices to participate in the National Survey of Adult Dental Health if approached by fieldwork teams.

500,000 page views of FGDP(UK) guidance

19 September 2017
Selection Criteria for Dental Radiography StandardsFGDP(UK) has revealed that there have been over half a million views of its online guidance and standards webpages to date.

GDPs’ views sought on oral health research

18 September 2017
FGDP(UK) is encouraging members to help the profession identify priority areas for future research in oral and dental health.

FGDP(UK) backs Dental Check By One

14 September 2017 is supporting the new ‘Dental Check By One’ initiative developed by the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry.

FGDP(UK) 25th Anniversary Prize Giving

13 September 2017
We are delighted to announce the winners of our anniversary prizes: Foundation Dentist of the Year - Overall Winner - Claire CulverwellAwarded to a foundation dentist who has proven themselves competent, caring and reflective.

JCVI position flawed and legally questionable, says HPV Action

4 September 2017
HPV Action (HPVA) says the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI)’s position on vaccinating boys against HPV results from a flawed analysis and could be in breach of the law.