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BOARD OF FACULTY ELECTIONS FOR ONE NATIONAL SEAT – 10 JANUARY 2013

5 February 2013
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is pleased to announce that the election to the one national seat vacancy on the National Faculty Board took place on Thursday 10 January 2013. The candidate elected was: Paul Batchelor

FGDP(UK) Governance Reform Consultation

16 January 2013
FGDP(UK) Governance Reform Consultation. The FGDP(UK) has launched a major consultation exercise concerning proposals to reform the Faculty's governance arrangements. FGDP(UK) members are invited to respond to the consultation by 13th February 2013. For more information, including a copy of the Consultation document please click here.

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy results - Winter 2012

13 December 2012
The results for the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy Examinations (Winter 2012) can be found here: DipDH Results DipDT Results

BRONJ study published

4 December 2012
BRONJ 2-year study published A two-year national study based on patient case records has concluded that incidence of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ) can be considered as rare.

BDJ Reviews our antimicrobial guidelines

21 November 2012
The following review appeared in the British Dental Journal, volume 213, no. 9, November 10 2012   ANTIMICROBIAL PRESCRIBING FOR GENERAL DENTAL PRACTITIONERSN. O. Palmer (Ed)FGDP(UK)price £20 for FGDP(UK) members and foundation dentists and £25 fornon-members; pp 63ISBN 9780954345174

Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics Results - 2 & 3 October 2012

17 October 2012
To view the results of the Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics examination held on 2 & 3 October 2012 please click here.

Course tutors required for Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery

11 October 2012
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) invites applications for Course Tutors for the second intake of its Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery commencing in March 2013. The aim of this programme is to provide education and training to enable general dental practitioners to deal effectively with minor oral surgery cases in their own practice.

Course Tutors required for Diploma in Implant Dentistry

26 September 2012
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 2013. This is a two-year programme and will be held in the main at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London.

Implant Diploma Open Day

10 September 2012
We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to attend an Implant Open Day at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Open Days are being held on the following dates: Saturday 22nd September 2012- 10.30am to 1.30pm Saturday 13th October 2012- Times TBC

Updated - Training Standards for Implant Dentistry

17 July 2012
The FGDP(UK) has updated its Training Standards for Implant Dentistry. This June 2012 guidance replaces the 2008 document.

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy Examinerships

10 July 2012
Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy - Examiners Required The Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy is an examination that is run jointly by the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. It is open to candidates who have completed an approved Orthodontic Therapy Training Course. Full job description, person specification ,and...

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy Results - 18 & 19 June 2012

25 June 2012
To view the results of the Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy examination held on 18 & 19 June 2012 please click here.