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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.

Latest PDJ now available to view online

22 August 2019
The latest edition of FGDP’s Primary Dental Journal is now available to view online. As a member, you have online access to the current and all previous issues of both Primary Dental Journal and Primary Dental Care, enabling you to read the latest journal before the print edition lands on your doorstep.  

Free e-learning on major public health issues

15 August 2019
Public Health England has launched a new set of e-learning sessions on a range of major public health topics.

New commissioning guides for restorative dentistry, urgent care and diabetic dental patients

14 August 2019
NHS England has published three new commissioning standards covering restorative dentistry, urgent dental care and dental care for people with diabetes.

New SDCEP guidance app

14 August 2019
The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme has launched a new free app, the SDCEP Dental Companion. The new app provides guidance and supporting tools based on four existing SDCEP guidance documents:

New advice sheet on analgesia for dental pain

14 August 2019
NHS England has issued a new information sheet reminding dentists of the recommended drug regimens for the relief of dental pain in children and adults.

Can you spare an hour or two to meet dental students?

13 August 2019
The Faculty recently made membership free for all dental students, and the FGDP(UK) membership team is attending Freshers’ Fairs at five dental schools this September to tell students about the benefits of membership.

Membership fees 2019/20

31 July 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has announced its membership fees for 2019-20.  

FGDP(UK) member in NHS Twitter takeover

25 July 2019
FGDP(UK) member, and winner of the Faculty’s Community Dentist of the Year, Jason Wong, was invited to host the @NHS Twitter account for a week from 8 to 12 July, raising the profile of primary care dentistry within the wider, national medical conversation...

We need to act now to identify and manage erosive tooth wear

25 July 2019
FGDP(UK) Dean, Ian Mills, discusses the importance of early identification and treatment of erosive tooth wear.

Lay Trustees appointed to College of General Dentistry

25 July 2019
Two Independent Trustees have been appointed to the Board of the College of General Dentistry.  

FGDP(UK) supports campaign for routine screening for erosive tooth wear

22 July 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice is among leading dental organisations to launch a joint campaign to encourage routine screening for erosive tooth wear.