News

COVID-19: updated guidance and resources as lockdown eases

21 May 2020
Updated guidance and resources including a new Return to Practice section and an expanded list of AGPs and non-AGPs.

Helpline service available to FGDP(UK) members

19 May 2020
FGDP(UK) members in the UK and Ireland can now access a helpline providing mental health and wellbeing support.

Survey on dental COVID-19 response

19 May 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is encouraging dental professionals to complete a survey on the dental healthcare system’s response so far to the coronavirus outbreak in England.

National dental organisations join forces to agree return-to-work guidance

12 May 2020
National dental organisations have joined forces to agree guidance for UK general dental practices on returning to work as the coronavirus pandemic eases.

College of General Dentistry launches first qualification

7 May 2020
The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) recently launched its first qualification, the Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics (DipPCOrth).

College of General Dentistry launches Wales student prize

7 May 2020
The College of General Dentistry has announced the inception of a new Art & Science of Dentistry Prize for dental students in Wales.

It’s time to use the F word!

4 May 2020
FGDP(UK) Dean Ian Mills looks forward to the future re-opening of dental practices, and supporting a safe return to work with practical guidance from the Faculty.

50 dentists appointed to new FGDP(UK) Academy

30 April 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has announced the appointment of 50 dentists to the new FGDP(UK) Academy. The Academy has been established to recognise significant and ongoing contributions to the academic work of the Faculty at a national level in support of its core purposes.

Tashfeen Kholasi elected to FGDP Board

30 April 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has announced the results of recent elections to its National Board.

British Dental Journal and Evidence-Based Dentistry now available to FGDP(UK) Members

30 April 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has announced that its Members can now benefit from free online access to two more leading peer-reviewed dental journals, the British Dental Journal and Evidence-Based Dentistry.

New PDJ online now

29 April 2020
The latest issue of Primary Dental Journal is now available to read online. The General Issue questions our definition of dentistry, shines new light on Level 2 accreditation and tackles six clinical topics for general dental practice.

Open letter on prescribing antibiotics during COVID-19  

29 April 2020
Four national organisations have joined forces to call for antimicrobials to continue to be prescribed in line with national guidance during the coronavirus pandemic.