News

It’s time to use the F word!

4 May 2020
FGDP(UK) Dean Ian Mills looks forward to the future re-opening of dental practices, and supporting a safe return to work with practical guidance from the Faculty.

50 dentists appointed to new FGDP(UK) Academy

30 April 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has announced the appointment of 50 dentists to the new FGDP(UK) Academy. The Academy has been established to recognise significant and ongoing contributions to the academic work of the Faculty at a national level in support of its core purposes.

Tashfeen Kholasi elected to FGDP Board

30 April 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has announced the results of recent elections to its National Board.

British Dental Journal and Evidence-Based Dentistry now available to FGDP(UK) Members

30 April 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has announced that its Members can now benefit from free online access to two more leading peer-reviewed dental journals, the British Dental Journal and Evidence-Based Dentistry.

New PDJ online now

29 April 2020
The latest issue of Primary Dental Journal is now available to read online. The General Issue questions our definition of dentistry, shines new light on Level 2 accreditation and tackles six clinical topics for general dental practice.

Open letter on prescribing antibiotics during COVID-19  

29 April 2020
Four national organisations have joined forces to call for antimicrobials to continue to be prescribed in line with national guidance during the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: latest guidance, news and resources for GDPs

24 April 2020
A compilation of guidance, news and resources relevant to general dental practice during Covid-19.

Working together to deliver Urgent Dental Care

22 April 2020
FGDP Dean Ian Mills says Urgent Dental Care centres may provide an excellent service, but they do not have the capacity to meet the need, and the number of dental practices involved needs to be rapidly increased to prevent the backlog of worsening cases becoming unmanageable.

COVID-19: latest guidance and resources for GDPs

9 April 2020
The latest news and updates on COVID-19, and a compilation of guidance relevant to general dental practice.

COVID-19: latest guidance and resources for GDPs

2 April 2020
The latest news and updates on COVID-19, and a compilation of guidance relevant to general dental practice.

A horrendous mess, but everyone's working tirelessly to improve the situation

30 March 2020
FGDP Dean Ian Mills says working together is the only way for general dental practice to get out of the hole it's in due to coronavirus.

GDPs - your profession needs you!

26 March 2020
Ian Mills, Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), is calling on FGDP(UK) Members of all ages and backgrounds to help shape the future of the Faculty, the College of General Dentistry and their profession by standing for national office...