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FGDP(UK) endorses new advice on antibiotic prophylaxis

23 August 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has endorsed new advice for dentists on the prophylactic use of antibiotics against infective endocarditis (IE).

New ‘Starting Well’ resource portal

16 August 2018
FGDP(UK) is making its members aware of a new portal of resources to support dental teams in providing preventive oral health care for young children aged 0-2 years.

BSAD Conference 21-22 September 2018

14 August 2018
This year's British Society for Advanced Dentistry Conference will take place at the Mondrian Hotel, London on 21st- 22nd September 2018 and will cover the highly topical theme of Augmentation - Bone, Biomaterials, or Blood?  

Chair for Academic Board Vacancy

8 August 2018
FGDP (UK) is working to attain independence as a new College of General Dentistry with the aim to pursue a Royal Charter.  

Applications for Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry are now open!

7 August 2018
We are now taking applications for the twentieth intake of this much sought-after course, starting January 2019.   An internationally renowned team, using state-of-the art facilities and training methodologies, delivers our course in London with three units taught in Germany, Italy and Spain. This part-time course will be spread over a 2-year period and has been designed to fit around the busy...

Applications are now open for the Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery!

6 August 2018
Applications are now open to join the two-year, part-time Diploma starting in February 2019 in London. This course will provide you with the opportunity to complete multiple hands-on oral surgery cases supervised by a specialist oral surgeon within a primary care setting or specialist minor oral surgery clinic.  

Membership fees frozen for 2018-19

26 July 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has frozen its membership fees for 2018-19. For renewals in October 2018 and April 2019, fees for Fellows and Full Members will stay at the 2017-18 rate of £330 per annum (£198 after higher rate tax relief), MJDF members will continue to pay £300 (£180), and subscriptions for Associate Members will stay at £224 (£134.40). 

Free CPD: are you ready to test your antimicrobial prescribing knowledge?

26 July 2018
FGDP(UK) would like to make its members aware of a new e-learning resource which enables oral health professionals to test their knowledge of antimicrobial stewardship and prescribing. 

FGDP welcomes HPV commitments

25 July 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed the commitments to extend the NHS vaccination programme for girls against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) to boys in England, Scotland and Wales.          FGDP(UK) Dean, Ian Mills  

Free online CPD: Alcohol (Identification and Brief Advice)

24 July 2018
FGDP(UK) is making its members aware of an e-learning resource on giving brief advice to dental patients about their alcohol consumption.

FGDP(UK) Diploma has opened up many professional doors for me

23 July 2018
GDP and Course Director Philip Dawson was inspired by the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry to pursue roles he would never have dreamed about.  

Joining Diploma in Restorative Dentistry was one of the best career decisions I've made

23 July 2018
GDP Dr Gareth McMorrow discusses the importance of the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Restorative Dentistry to his career.