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.

External Assessor Vacancy - Diploma in Implant Dentistry

29 May 2014
The FGDP(UK) is recruiting for an External Assessor for the Diploma in Implant Dentistry. Please download the attached file for further details of this opportunity.

Refresher in Orofacial Anatomy - 4 July 2014

28 May 2014
This study day is aimed at all UK dental foundation, specialist trainees and qualified staff to familiarise themselves with those aspects of orofacial anatomy that are of particular relevance to oral surgical practice. Topics include local anaesthesia, dental implants, odontogenic infections, dentoalveolar surgery and related implications, and sinus surgery.

FGDP(UK) Book Shop - Shopping Cart facility now available

28 May 2014
The FGDP(UK) bookshop for non-members now has a shopping cart facility, making it easier than ever to buy FGDP(UK) books. FGDP(UK) books are also available at but the postage costs are significantly more expensive if you buy through Amazon.

Tutor Recruitment for Diploma in Restorative Dentistry C17 and C18

15 May 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.

Improving Dental Care and Oral Health – A Call to Action

15 May 2014
NHS England encourages everyone with an interest in how the future of NHS dental services to take part in a national debate by 16 May 2014.

DCP survey

22 April 2014
The FGDP(UK) has launched a survey for DCPs to investigate their training needs and expectations. We would invite all DCPs, whether they are members of the FGDP(UK) or not, to complete this survey and to give us their opinions. Survey closes on 1st September 2014 Click here to complete the survey.

New Route to Fellowship webinar

22 April 2014
The recording of Fellowship Lead Tutor Peter Thornley's webinar from 3 April is now available to view via the Fellowship page of the FGDP(UK) website or by clicking this link.

Faculty Board Elections

3 April 2014
The nominations deadline having passed, the following candidates for election to the Faculty Board have been duly elected unopposed: East Scotland   - Professor Ario Santini Mersey and North West - Mr Peter James Smyth North East and North West Thames - Mr Phillip John Cannell Northern Ireland - Mr Henry Pearse Stinson South and North Wales - Mr Michael Anthony Horton

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

24 March 2014
The results for the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy Examinations (spring 2014) are now available: DipDH Results DipDT Results