News

FGDP & CGDent join call for mental health leads in every dental workplace

11 May 2021
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK and College of General Dentistry are among over 20 organisations endorsing the Mental Health Wellness in Dentistry Framework and Call to Action, which have been established to encourage dental employers to make ‘mental health wellness’ a priority.

Latest FGDP(UK) Fellowships and academic awards

29 April 2021
The Faculty congratulates 35 dentists who have recently qualified for its academic and professional awards.

Sarah Hill: a 'wild card' speaking up for DCPs

29 April 2021
Sarah Hill, dental hygienist and the FGDP National Board’s DCP Representative, describes her journey into dentistry, the effects of the pandemic on her work and her new role with the FGDP.

Health and wellbeing in dentistry

22 April 2021
Dr Janine Brooks MBE (FFGDP(UK)) considers the impact of the pandemic on the health and wellbeing of dental professionals and offers advice for those affected.

College of General Dentistry Code of Conduct

26 March 2021
The College of General Dentistry has published a Code of Conduct, which Members and Fellows transferring from the FGDP(UK), and all other dental professionals who later join, will be expected to abide by.

New Primary Dental Journal online now

25 March 2021
Celebrating the journal's tenth volume anniversary, the March edition of the Primary Dental Journal is the largest issue of PDJ ever published.

College of General Dentistry announces membership fees

24 March 2021
The College of General Dentistry has announced the annual fees which its members will pay from 1 July 2021.

What defines professionalism in dentistry?

18 March 2021
Professor Jonathan Cowpe FFGDP(UK) discusses the findings of the independent review he led into professionalism in dentistry, and considers how the College of General Dentistry will enable its members to achieve the high level of professionalism expected by patients and fellow professionals. 

Call for nominations for historic election for FGDP and CGDent

9 March 2021
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) is calling on Full Members and Fellows throughout the UK to consider standing for office in the upcoming elections to the National Faculty Board and CGDent Council. 

Website Maintenance

9 March 2021
Access to the FGDP(UK) website may be interrupted early in the morning on Wednesday 17 March 2021 while the site undergoes maintenance.

New Ambassadors reflect commitment to the dental team

4 March 2021
The College of General Dentistry has announced the appointment of two more Ambassadors, Dr Louise Belfield and Dr Marina Harris, reflecting its commitment to the whole dental team.

Abhi Pal to be first elected President of CGDent and final FGDP Dean

26 February 2021
Abhi Pal FFGDP(UK) has been elected as the next Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK, and will become the first elected President of the College of General Dentistry.