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Daniel Caga - About the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry

2 July 2018
“The FGDP Restorative diploma has really had a positive impact on my clinical dentistry”  

Member book discount increased to 50%

28 June 2018
The Faculty has increased the discount offered to members on its guidance and standards publications to 50%. Previously the discount was between 14% and 40% of the price paid by non-members, varying from book to book, and the increased discount has further lowered member prices by an average of a quarter. Excluding postage, four of the five books are now available to members at under £20.  

Congratulations to our latest 50 diplomates

28 June 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) offers its congratulations to 50 dental professionals who have recently passed its exams and assessments.    

FGDP(UK) welcomes new amalgam advice

25 June 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed new advice for dentists on the phase-down of the use of dental amalgam.

Results - Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy

25 June 2018
The Faculty has announced the results of the June 2018 examinations for the FGDP(UK)-awarded Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy.

FGDP(UK) to recruit Dental School Ambassadors

21 June 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) is embarking on a campaign to recruit a network of Dental School Ambassadors throughout the UK. 

North East dentist elected to top national post

19 June 2018
North East dentist Onkar Dhanoya has been elected as Senior Vice-Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)), a national organisation based at the Royal College of Surgeons which provides guidance and education for dentists, and sets the standards for dental care throughout the UK.  

New Dean and Vice-Deans of FGDP(UK)

18 June 2018
Ian Mills has been inaugurated as the new Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), and Onkar Dhanoya and Mark Richardson have been elected as its new Vice-Deans.  

New members elected to the FGDP(UK) board

14 June 2018
Two new members have been elected to the board of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) for the next three years. Suzanne Sykes, who works within Community Dental Services in Devon, has been elected to represent the Faculty’s South West division, and Andrew Parashchak, who practises in Wigan and Rochdale, is the new member for the Mersey & North West division.  

Standards in Dentistry to be sent to all members

11 June 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) will be sending the updated Standards in Dentistry to each of its 4,500 members. Standards in Dentistry (first edition)

Update on progress in forming a new College of General Dentistry

24 May 2018
At the recent Annual General Meeting of the Faculty in Birmingham, the Dean gave an update on progress in forming a new College of General Dentistry.

Letter to the Minister for Public Health

24 May 2018
FGDP(UK) has joined forces with the British Dental Association and the Faculty of Dental Surgery (RCS Eng), as well as the British Society for Dental Hygiene and Therapy, the British Association of Dental Therapists and the British Association of Dental Nurses, to urge the Minister for Public Health, Steve Brine MP, to extend the HPV vaccination programme for girls to boys.