CGDent members to receive Dental Protection discount

News Published: 
26 November 2020

 

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) and Dental Protection have announced the establishment of a partnership which includes a discount on Dental Protection subscription fees for members of the new college. Full Members of the CGDent will receive a discount of 5% on their Dental Protection subscription, and Fellows of the College will benefit from an 8% discount.

 

Here's how to take advantage of the new arrangements, which are effective immediately:

 

Full Members and Fellows of FGDP(UK) 

Full Members and Fellows of the FGDP(UK) are automatically eligible to become Full Members/Fellows of the CGDent, but will still need to join by visiting https://cgdent.uk/join/. An administration fee of £20 will be payable, but there will be no further fees before 1 July 2021. Those who are already members of Dental Protection should then call 0800 561 9000 to get their 5% or 8% discount applied. Those not with Dental Protection will need to join by visiting www.dentalprotection.org/uk.

 

 

Associate Members of FGDP(UK)

Associate Members of the FGDP(UK) will need to upgrade to full membership of the Faculty. postgraduate dental qualification at diploma level or higher is required. Holders of the MJDF, MFGDP or MGDS, or a postgraduate diploma-level qualification from one of the four surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland, should apply using this form. Those with a dentistry-related PgDip, MSc or PhD from a recognised UK higher education institution should apply with this form. On becoming a Full Member of FGDP(UK), you are automatically eligible to become a Full Member of the CGDent, but will still need to join by visiting https://cgdent.uk/join/. An administration fee of £20 will be payable to CGDent on joining, but there will be no further fees before 1 July 2021. Those who are already members of Dental Protection should then call 0800 561 9000 to get their 5% discount applied. Those not with Dental Protection will need to join by visiting www.dentalprotection.org/uk.

 

Dental Protection members

Dental Protection members who are not members of FGDP(UK) will first need to join the Faculty as a Full Member or Fellow. To join the Faculty as a Full Member, a postgraduate dental qualification at diploma level or higher is required. Holders of the MJDF, MFGDP or MGDS, or a postgraduate diploma-level qualification from one of the four surgical Royal Colleges of the UK and Ireland, should apply using this form. Those with a dentistry-related PgDip, MSc or PhD from a recognised UK higher education institution should apply with this formIf you are a Fellow of one of the other dental faculties of the surgical Royal Colleges of the UK or Ireland, or of a recognised overseas institution, you are eligible for fellowship of FGDP(UK) ad eundum, and should apply using this form. Becoming a Full Member or Fellow of FGDP(UK) will bring automatic eligibility to become a Full Member/Fellow of the CGDent, but you will still need to join by visiting https://cgdent.uk/join/. An administration fee of £20 will be payable to CGDent on joining, but there will be no further fees before 1 July 2021. You should then contact Dental Protection on 0800 561 9000 to get your 5% or 8% discount applied.