FGDP(UK) & CGDent to update COVID-19 guidance following SDCEP AGP review

25 September 2020
The FGDP and College of General Dentistry have welcomed the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme’s review of the mitigation of aerosol-generating procedures, and will be issuing updated COVID-19 guidance shortly in view of its recommendations.

College of General Dentistry appoints new ambassadors

24 September 2020
The College of General Dentistry has announced the further development of its ‘College Ambassadors’ scheme with the appointment of two new Ambassadors, Professor Jason Leitch CBE and Professor Jacky Hayden CBE.

Former Dean inaugurated as BDA President

21 September 2020
Congratulations to Russ Ladwa FFGDP(UK), former Dean of the Faculty, who has been inaugurated as the 134th President of the British Dental Association.

Delivering urgent dental care: lessons for now and the future

17 September 2020
Simon Hearnshaw MFGDP(UK) reflects on the challenges of providing urgent dental care during the pandemic and implications for the future.

A new dental podcast

3 September 2020
As part of an ongoing commitment to raise awareness of racial inequality in the dental profession and promote inclusivity, Faculty Dean, Ian Mills, and Vice Dean, Onkar Dhanoya, discuss the issues in a recent podcast, hosted by dental journal, The Probe. Listen to the podcast here.

COVID-19: updated arrangements for dental education and training

1 September 2020
Updated joint statement from dental education organisations, including the FGDP(UK),  on arrangements for dental education and training while measures are in place to control the spread of COVID-19.

Latest FGDP(UK) Fellowships and academic awards

27 August 2020
The Faculty offers its congratulations to a number of dental professionals who have recently qualified for its academic and professional awards.

College of General Dentistry Wales student prize

27 August 2020
Anyone wishing to enter the College of General Dentistry's new Art & Science of Dentistry Prize for dental students in Wales, has until 30 August 2020 to submit their work, when submissions will close.

The role of human factors in dentistry

25 August 2020
The National Advisory Board for Human Factors in Dentistry has published a report to raise awareness of human factors, and the reporting of mishaps due to human factors, within the dental environment.

Don’t forget your underwear

24 August 2020
Mick Horton FFGDP(UK) discusses how dental practitioners and teams can reduce the risk of mishaps occurring and recurring.

ICO names and shames non-payers

24 August 2020
The FGDP(UK) would like to remind dental practices of the need to pay Data Protection Fees, and that the Information Commissioner’s Office fines and names non-paying organisations.

Keeping faith with CWF

21 August 2020
Simon Hearnshaw MFGDP(UK) describes an increasingly positive attitude to water fluoridation among local and national decision makers.