News

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. 

Gender equality in dentistry - my experience

25 February 2021
FGDP(UK) Vice Dean and panel member on our recent webinar on gender equality, Susan Nelson, shares her experiences of gender equality in dentistry...

Wrong site tooth extraction removed from Never Events list

24 February 2021
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) has welcomed the removal of wrong site tooth extraction from NHS England’s list of Never Events.

Dentists welcome new national powers for water fluoridation

11 February 2021
The FGDP(UK) and Faculty of Dental Surgery have welcomed proposals in the Government’s new Health and Care White Paper, which will give the Health Secretary new powers around water fluoridation.

Faculty member receives MBE for volunteer dentistry

21 January 2021
Congratulations to Faculty member Kenneth Neil Macdonald, who has received an MBE in the 2021 New Year Honours for voluntary service to dentistry and dental training abroad.

Is CGDent the opportunity to unify as a profession before we can connect to the rest of healthcare?

21 January 2021
Tashfeen Kholasi explains how the new College will encourage collaboration and cohesion within the profession and promote dentistry's role in general healthcare.