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Free e-learning on major public health issues

15 August 2019
Public Health England has launched a new set of e-learning sessions on a range of major public health topics.

New commissioning guides for restorative dentistry, urgent care and diabetic dental patients

14 August 2019
NHS England has published three new commissioning standards covering restorative dentistry, urgent dental care and dental care for people with diabetes.

New advice sheet on analgesia for dental pain

14 August 2019
NHS England has issued a new information sheet reminding dentists of the recommended drug regimens for the relief of dental pain in children and adults.

Can you spare an hour or two to meet dental students?

13 August 2019
The Faculty recently made membership free for all dental students, and the FGDP(UK) membership team is attending Freshers’ Fairs at five dental schools this September to tell students about the benefits of membership.

Membership fees 2019/20

31 July 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has announced its membership fees for 2019-20.  

FGDP(UK) member in NHS Twitter takeover

25 July 2019
FGDP(UK) member, and winner of the Faculty’s Community Dentist of the Year, Jason Wong, was invited to host the @NHS Twitter account for a week from 8 to 12 July, raising the profile of primary care dentistry within the wider, national medical conversation...

We need to act now to identify and manage erosive tooth wear

25 July 2019
FGDP(UK) Dean, Ian Mills, discusses the importance of early identification and treatment of erosive tooth wear.

Lay Trustees appointed to College of General Dentistry

25 July 2019
Two Independent Trustees have been appointed to the Board of the College of General Dentistry.  

FGDP(UK) supports campaign for routine screening for erosive tooth wear

22 July 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice is among leading dental organisations to launch a joint campaign to encourage routine screening for erosive tooth wear.  

FGDP(UK) welcomes new oral health requirement for schools

19 July 2019
FGDP(UK) has welcomed the inclusion of oral health in new statutory guidance on health education for schools in England.

HPV vaccination of boys imminent, but a million will miss out

9 July 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has reacted with dismay to the government’s decision to deny immunisation against human papillomavirus (HPV) to over a million schoolboys.  

The significance of oral health for vulnerable groups

27 June 2019
FGDP(UK) Dean, Ian Mills, reflects on oral health care amongst the most vulnerable groups in society.