News

FGDP (UK) seeks new Course Lead for Restorative Courses

4 November 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is looking for an inspirational Course Lead with drive to deliver educational excellence to the next generation dentists. 

Faculties announce changes to MJDF

4 November 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) and Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) have announced that they are planning to replace the Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties (MJDF) examinations with a new programme of assessments.

FGDP(UK) to MPs: NHS dentistry is neglected, unviable and unattractive

29 October 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has told a committee of MPs that NHS dentistry is “highly neglected and under significant strain”, and “increasingly unviable and professionally unattractive” for dental practices and dentists.  

FGDP(UK) welcomes inclusion of oral health in care home inspections

24 October 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has welcomed the addition of oral health requirements to the Care Quality Commission’s inspections of care homes in England.  

Have your say on the future of dental education and training in England

23 October 2019
Health Education England is inviting FGDP(UK) members to its series of workshops on its Advancing Dental Care programme.

Short Course in Periodontics - applications open for April-May 2020

17 October 2019
The FGDP(UK) Short Course in Periodontics returns for an eighth year in 2020, and applications are now open.    

Nominations open for FGDP(UK) Annual Awards 2020

17 October 2019
FGDP(UK) is inviting nominations for its Annual Awards, and for the 2020 Awards, has introduced a new category recognising the achievements of dental students...

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.  

Renewed Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry course opens second cohort

16 October 2019
After the 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.