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Vacancy Alert: Chair of Examination Board for the FGDP Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery

23 October 2014
The faculty is now recruiting for a Chair of Examination Board for the FGDP Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery. Please click here for information on roles and responsibilities and person specification. Closing date for applications is Monday 10th November.

FGDP(UK) at BDIA Showcase

7 October 2014
The Faculty will be exhibitng at stand C14 at the BDIA Showcase, at the Excel Centre in London from 9-11th October. We would love to see you, so pop by and say hi. Mention us on social media over the course of the Showcase using the #upgradewithfgdp hashtag and you could win a Tablet in our prize draw.

Get involved in the FGDP(UK)

21 August 2014
Your Faculty Needs You! An invitation to join an FGDP(UK) committee

Course Tutors needed, Diploma in Restorative Dentistry

8 July 2014
The Faculty of General Dental Practice is now recruiting for Tutors for the London and Manchester Cohorts of the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry. This two year course is practical, patient-based and clinically relevant. It will enable practitioners to develop advanced skills and knowledge in a structured and progressive environment, which supports workplace-based training.

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2 July 2014
The FGDP(UK) has a Pinterest account. Follow us and view FGDP(UK) photos and graphics, as well as other pictures we like. http://www.pinterest.com/fgdpuk/

Impact of sugar on tooth decay remains a major health concern, says FGDP(UK)

26 June 2014
It is important that the effect of sugar intake on tooth decay is considered alongside obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease as a major public health challenge, according to the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK).

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy results - summer 2014

23 June 2014
The results for the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy Examinations (summer 2014) are now available: DipDH Results DipDT Results

MBE for Tony Griffin

20 June 2014
The FGDP(UK) would like congratulate Tony Griffin on the award of an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his services to dental technology.

Patients' Priorities and Attitudes Towards Their Temporo Mandibular Disorders

17 June 2014
A supplementary paper to the PDJ is available to download for FGDP(UK) members and PDJ subscribers. You must be logged in. Patients' Priorities and Attitudes Towards Their Temporo Mandibular Disorders, Kelleher, Ray-Chaudhuri, Khawaja

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy

16 June 2014
The results for the recent Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy Examination (June 2014) are now available DipOT June 2014 Results

GDC Chair calls for reduction in patient complaints

16 June 2014
The Chair of the General Dental Council, Bill Moyes, used the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK)’s biennial Malcolm Pendlebury Memorial Lecture on 12 June 2014 to urge the dental profession to seek better ways to resolve patient complaints.

2014 Faculty Board Elections - Full Results

4 June 2014
Voting for the contested regions has now concluded and the following members were elected: West Midlands - Mr Abhijit Kumar Pal South East and South West Thames - Mrs Shelagh Farrell Central London - Dr Waseem Noordin The first meeting of the new board will take place on Friday 13th June.