News

College of General Dentistry honours Nairn Wilson

17 December 2020
The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has announced that Prof Nairn Wilson CBE FFGDP(UK) is to be recognised for his contribution in the establishment of the new College as Honorary Founding President.

FGDP marks 15 years of raising standards in implant dentistry

16 December 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of Training Standards in Implant Dentistry, its publication which defines the training that should be undertaken to carry out implant dentistry safely.

FGDP and CGDent publish BPS psychological advice for dental teams

16 December 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) and College of General Dentistry (CGDent) have published Dentistry during COVID-19: Psychological advice for dental teams, policy makers, and communicators.

FGDP appoints new DCP Representative

15 December 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) has appointed Mrs Sarah Hill BSc RDH FHEA as its new Dental Care Professional Representative.

Dental organisations investigate discrimination

14 December 2020
The British Dental Association, Faculty of General Dental Practice UK and College of General Dentistry have joined forces to conduct a survey into discrimination in dentistry.

College of General Dentistry appoints more Ambassadors

11 December 2020
The College of General Dentistry has announced the appointment of three more Ambassadors - Professor Richard Horton, Dr Govin Murugachandran and Professor Jonathan Cowpe FFGDP(UK).

AMR: a greater threat to public health than COVID

9 December 2020
Nick Palmer says antimicrobial resistance is a greater threat than the coronavirus pandemic, and describes how new guidance can help dentists avoid exacerbating the problem through their prescribing.

FGDP(UK) and FDS publish antimicrobial prescribing guidelines for all dentists

9 December 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) and the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDS) have published the third edition of Antimicrobial Prescribing in Dentistry – Good Practice Guidelines.

CGDent members to receive Dental Protection discount

26 November 2020
The College of General Dentistry 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.

CGDent appoints Advisory Strategy Group

26 November 2020
The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has appointed fifteen individuals to its new Advisory Strategy Group. The role of the group is to 'guide the Trustees on developing the College’s role with respect to the whole dental team, and on engagement with other stakeholders'.

New Primary Dental Journal online now

25 November 2020
The December issue of PDJ, Endodontics - an update for general dental practice, is now available to read online.

College of General Dentistry announces membership scheme

25 November 2020
The College of General Dentistry has published details of its new membership scheme, enabling all members of the dental team to become part of the UK’s first independent college for primary dental care.