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Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy results - Spring 2013

25 March 2013
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

Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics examination on 14th March 2013

22 March 2013
Results for the Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics examination on 14th March 2013 can be found here

FGDP(UK) Fellowship Chief Assessor opportunity

26 February 2013
The Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is an award made to a member of the Faculty in recognition of achieving a high standard in primary care dentistry. A vacancy exists for an experienced individual to fill the role of Fellowship Chief Assessor. The role of the Fellowship Chief Assessor will be to ensure the quality of the Faculty’s Fellowship assessments. The term of...

The FGDP(UK) will be at the Dentistry Show

25 February 2013
The FGDP(UK) will be at the Dentistry Show (1-2 March) Visit us on stand P44 For more information on the Dentistry Show visit http://www.thedentistryshow.co.uk/

Examiners requried for the Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery

23 February 2013
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) invites applications for Examiners for its Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery. The Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery (CMOS) is a one year part time, postgraduate qualification. As part of the course assessment, participants are orally examined on 5 minor oral surgery cases.

Governance Changes

22 February 2013
FGDP(UK) Board, at its meeting on 22 February 2013, agreed a number of recommendations relating to the future governance of the Faculty. In particular it was agreed to reduce the size of the current board from 29 to 14 seats. This will be done by replacing national and divisional seats by regional seats. Each regional Board member will represent up to two divisions at the Faculty Board.

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.