News

Notification of elections to the National Faculty Board

31 January 2019
Nomination for elections will soon be held for two national and seven regional seats on the National Faculty Board. The Board sets the strategy for the FGDP(UK) and oversees its implementation, and elected candidates will serve a three year term.

Practices needed to carry out priority oral health research

30 January 2019
The Faculty is encouraging dentists, dental care professionals and dental practices to take a short survey to identify their interest in carrying out important oral health research.

Prescribing self-audit tool re-launched as 5-year antibiotics plan unveiled

24 January 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) and British Dental Association have published an updated version of their Antimicrobial Prescribing Self-Audit Tool. 

Introducing 'Fizz Free February'

23 January 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) is encouraging dentists to support Fizz Free February, a campaign to encourage people to give up fizzy drinks for a month.

Website Maintenance

23 January 2019
Access to the FGDP(UK) website may be interrupted from 6.30 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. on Tuesday 5 February 2019 while the site undergoes maintenance.

How do you prefer to deliver preventative advice and treatment?

22 January 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) is encouraging dentists to give a few minutes of their time to participate in international research on the profession’s attitudes and preferences towards delivering preventive oral health advice and dental treatment.  

FGDP(UK) publishes new Register of Full Members and Fellows

18 January 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has published a public register of its Full Members and Fellows to promote their commitment to high standards in their practice.  

FGDP(UK) response to NHS Long Term Plan

10 January 2019
Ian Mills, Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), has responded to the recently-published NHS Long Term Plan.

People Power

7 January 2019
FGDP(UK) Dean, Ian Mills, reflects on 2018 and discusses the impact of people-led campaigns as a force for good in dentistry

Reminder of new amalgam requirements

21 December 2018
FGDP(UK) would like to remind dental teams of the latest requirements on the use and disposal of amalgam, which come into force in the new year and apply to both NHS and private practices.    

FGDP(UK) Seeks Examiners for Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative Dentistry

14 December 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is inviting applications for the role of Examiner for its highly respected Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative Dentistry.  

Results - Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy – Winter 2018

14 December 2018
The Faculty has announced the results of the December 2018 examinations for the FGDP(UK)-awarded Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy, with fourteen candidates having passed the hygiene examination, and nine the therapy exam.