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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. 

What do you think of CPD?

26 September 2019
Dentists and dental care professionals have one week left to tell the General Dental Council what they think of arrangements for Continuing Professional Development in dentistry, and share their views on what ongoing professional learning should look like in future.

FGDP (UK) seeks Tutors for Diploma in Implant Dentistry

18 September 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is inviting applications for Tutors for its highly respected Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry. The Diploma in Implant Dentistry is a part-time programme, involving a self-directed learning and direct teaching programme over a period of two years.

Dental Nurse (Part-time) vacancy

5 September 2019
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced implant dentistry nurse to work with world renowned dentists at a well respected organisation.  

Dentistry in the holiday season

5 September 2019
FGDP(UK) member and GDP, Kausar Undre, reflects on patients' concerns about travelling overseas with perceived dental issues...

College of General Dentistry seeks your support

22 August 2019
Members of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) and other dental professionals are invited to register their support for the new College of General Dentistry, adding their name to a growing list of practitioners who believe that now is the time for dentistry to achieve professional standing consistent with equivalent healthcare professions.

Latest PDJ now available to view online

22 August 2019
The latest edition of FGDP’s Primary Dental Journal is now available to view online. As a member, you have online access to the current and all previous issues of both Primary Dental Journal and Primary Dental Care, enabling you to read the latest journal before the print edition lands on your doorstep.  

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.