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Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy Results Winter 2010

10 December 2010
The results from the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy examinations can now be viewed. Results of the Diploma in Dental Hygiene are here. Results of the Diploma in Dental Therapy are here.

Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics - 14 & 15 October 2010

28 October 2010
To view the results of the recent Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics examination please click here.

e-Den open for registration

26 October 2010
e-Den registration open to all members of the dentistry team e-Den, the national e-learning initiative encompassing dentistry’s foundation years, is now open for access to all members of the dentistry team, including associate dentists and dental care professionals such as dental nurses, dental hygienists, dental technicians and dental therapists.

RESEARCH DAY FOR DCPs

2 September 2010
RESEARCH DAY FOR DCPs. The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) will be hosting the second in a unique series of research events for DCPs on 27th November 2010.

MJDF Examiners Required

17 August 2010
MJDF EXAMINERS REQUIRED. FGDP(UK) seeks Joint Component Lead Examiner for MJDF Part 1. The Part 1 examination is the joint responsibility of two senior examiners (Joint Component Leads), one from the FGDP (UK), and one from the FDS. The FGDP (UK) position is currently vacant.

REQUIRED - Associate Course Director, Cert in Mentoring in Dentistry

17 August 2010
REQUIRED - ASSOCIATE COURSE DIRECTOR, CERTIFICATE IN MENTORING IN DENTISTRY. The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) invites applications for an Associate Course Director for the Certificate in Mentoring in Dentistry programme. The next dates of the programme are in September 2010 and Spring 2011.

MJDF Examiner recruitment now taking place

16 August 2010
We are currently recruiting examiners. A full job description and personal specification and application form can be downloaded via the MJDF Examination page.

FGDP(UK) seeks Joint Component Lead Examiner for MJDF Part 1

16 August 2010
FGDP(UK) seeks Joint Component Lead Examiner for MJDF Part 1 The Part 1 examination is the joint responsibility of two senior examiners (Joint Component Leads), one from the FGDP (UK), and one from the FDS. The FGDP (UK) position is currently vacant. The post holder will be jointly responsible for question-writing and the setting of the Part 1 examination, alongside the standardising of its...

Complete a survey for a chance to win a £30 Amazon.co.uk voucher

11 August 2010
Complete a survey for a chance to win a £30 Amazon.co.uk voucher We want the views of FGDP(UK) members on our quarterly newsletter, First Hand.

Open Wide: Dentistry day at the Hunterian Museum

11 August 2010
Visitors are encouraged to put aside their fear of the dentist and celebrate the life and work of pioneering dental surgeon John Tomes by coming to the Hunterian museum for a day of tooth-themed fun. Discover more about Tomes through costumed drama set-pieces, handle animal skulls and teeth and try out Victorian dental instruments.

FGDP(UK) at the BDTA Dental Showcase

2 August 2010
FGDP(UK) will be exhibiting at the BDTA Dental Showcase in October. We will be on Stand E04 and we look forward to meeting members and non-members alike. The event is being held between the 14th and 16th October at Excel in London. For more information visit www.dentalshowcase.com

Positive feedback to the Touchstone pilot

2 August 2010
In the Autumn of this year FGDP(UK) will begin the process of rolling out a new e-portfolio for its members called Touchstone. Up until recently Touchstone has been in a pilot phase of testing which involved 150 participants. That pilot phase is now over and the feedback has been evaluated and acted upon.