Course Director wanted - Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics

6 December 2011
The Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics is a three year part-time course run by the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) and FGDP(UK) for primary care dentists with an interest in orthodontics but who have had no formal training in orthodontics.

Mouth Cancer Action Month

18 November 2011
November is Mouth Cancer Action Month in the UK and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is supporting this initiative by promoting the role played by the whole dental team in preventing and diagnosing mouth cancer.

Major changes to the MJDF

18 November 2011
From 30 November 2011, MJDF candidates will no longer be required to complete a portfolio of workplace-based evidence. Upon successful completion of the Part 1 and Part 2 examinations, candidates will automatically qualify for joint membership of the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England (the MJDF).

DCP survey

27 October 2011
DCP training opportunities – share your thoughts with us via our online survey! The FGDP(UK) would like to find out what DCPs think about current training opportunities available to them. Enter a prize draw to win the opportunity to complete one Key Skill module free of charge. All respondents will receive a £5 voucher towards our standards publications.

Course Tutors Required

14 October 2011
Course Tutors Required for the FGDP(UK) Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) invites applications for Course Tutors for the first intake of its Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery commencing in March 2012.

Dental Nurse Required

13 October 2011
Vacancy – Dental Nurse Salary Band F, £12ph Mon-Fri, £18ph FGDP(UK) is seeking to recruit a part time dental nurse. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced implant dentistry nurse to work with world renowned dentists at a well respected organisation.

Help us to deliver our courses

10 October 2011
Here at the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), we pride ourselves in delivering ‘gold standard’ postgraduate education for dental professionals. To achieve this, we work in close collaboration with a variety of dental team members in teaching and assessment posts. We are always developing new and exciting courses for which we require experts to support us in course development, right...

Vacancy - Publications and Communications Officer

23 September 2011
Salary Band E, £24 -26,000 p.a

Implant Course Tutors Required

5 September 2011
Course Tutors Required for the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Implant Dentistry The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) invites applications for Course Tutors for the London intake of its successful Diploma in Implant Dentistry commencing in February 2012.

MJDF Part 2 Revision Days

26 August 2011
MJDF Part 2 Revision Days The FGDP(UK)'s West Midlands Division has organised two MJDF revision days. For information on the courses click on the relevent link below

FGDP(UK) responds to NICE patient experience consultation

14 July 2011
The FGDP(UK)'s response to this consultation brought together the views of several FGDP(UK) Board members (general dental practitioners) and members of the FGDP(UK)’s Lay Advisory Group. There was unanimous support for the guidelines, which were considered to be well presented, clear and comprehensive. However, there were concerns that the guidelines lacked detail with regard to patient...

Results for the Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy Examination - 30 June and 1 July 2011

7 July 2011
To view the results of the recent Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy examination please click here.