News

The FGDP(UK) Annual General meeting was convened on Friday 15 July. The agenda and papers are now available to be viewed.

18 August 2016
FGDP(UK) & FDS: obesity plan a missed opportunity to tackle the rise in child dental extractions

Call for Faculty Fellowship Awards 2017

9 August 2016
We are now seeking nominations for FGDP(UK) Fellowship awards which will be presented to recipients at the Diplomates Ceremony on 25 February 2017. If you wish to nominate please contact jdodds@rcseng.ac.uk who will guide you through the completion of the paperwork to support the nomintion. Completed nominations should arrive at the Faculty offices no later than 5.00pm on Friday 19 August 2016.

Annual General Meeting 2016

9 August 2016
The FGDP(UK) Annual General meeting was convened on Friday 15 July. The agenda and papers are now available to be viewed. Agenda AGM minutes - 26 June 2015

Discount for members - International Academy of Dental Implantology

5 August 2016
The International Academy of Dental Implantology is offering FGDP(UK) members big discounts for its European Scientific Meeting in October. £99 Participants on Cohorts 16 or 17 of the FGDP(UK) Implant Diploma£149 FGDP(UK) members£199 Non member price (up to 16th August)£249 Non member price (after 16th August)

Changes to the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) Diploma in Implant Dentistry final examination

19 July 2016
The FGDP (UK) is pleased to announce that a new format final examination for the award of Diploma in Implant Dentistry will be introduced in 2017. These changes will be implemented for Cohort 18. Candidates from Cohorts 15, 16 and 17 will be offered the choice of the new or old format. For more information then please click here.

FGDP(UK) supports push for faster cancer diagnosis

1 July 2016
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has expressed its support for a new standards document on cancer referrals from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Exam Results - Dental Hygiene, Dental Therapy

20 June 2016
RESULTS LIST FOR THE DIPLOMA IN DENTAL HYGIENE RCSEng RESULTS LIST FOR THE DIPLOMA IN DENTAL THERAPY RCSEng

FGDP(UK) board rings the changes

15 June 2016
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has sworn in five new board members, including two women and its first overseas representative. Following changes to its structure implemented in 2014, elections were held for half the board’s seats earlier this year, with the new members taking up office last Friday, 10th June.

Diploma top-up now available for Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery Holders

6 June 2016
FGDP(UK) are pleased to announce this one-time only opportunity for current Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery holders to convert their certificate into a diploma before the Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery opens next year. Application

Clinical Examination & Record-Keeping launched

3 June 2016
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) launched the 3rd edition of its authoritative publication Clinical Examination and Record-Keeping at the BDA Conference on Friday 27th May. This is the first update to the guidelines since 2009.

Annual General Meeting Notice

12 May 2016
  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Friday 15 July 2016  

FGDP(UK) welcomes reduction in tooth decay in young children

10 May 2016
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has welcomed figures indicating a reduction in tooth decay among 5 year olds in England, but has warned against complacence by government.