News

FGDP(UK) welcomes inclusion of oral health in care home inspections

24 October 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has welcomed the addition of oral health requirements to the Care Quality Commission’s inspections of care homes in England.  

Have your say on the future of dental education and training in England

23 October 2019
Health Education England is inviting FGDP(UK) members to its series of workshops on its Advancing Dental Care programme.

Short Course in Periodontics - applications open for April-May 2020

17 October 2019
The FGDP(UK) Short Course in Periodontics returns for an eighth year in 2020, and applications are now open.    

Nominations open for FGDP(UK) Annual Awards 2020

17 October 2019
FGDP(UK) is inviting nominations for its Annual Awards, and for the 2020 Awards, has introduced a new category recognising the achievements of dental students...

Congratulations to our latest diplomates

16 October 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) offers its congratulations to 14 dental professionals who have passed its exams and assessments.  

Renewed Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry course opens second cohort

16 October 2019
After the success of the new Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry structure, the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP (UK)) is pleased to announce that applications for our second cohort are now open.

Standards in Dentistry goes online

8 October 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has made Standards in Dentistry, its flagship publication for general dental practitioners and their teams, available free of charge online.    

FGDP(UK) National Study Day to tackle ‘toothwear time bomb’ of modern dietary habits

27 September 2019
FGDP(UK) will use a national conference next month to highlight toothwear and implant failure, two growing problems which it aims to help dental teams build expertise in managing.

FGDP(UK) tours Freshers’ Fairs around the country

26 September 2019
A team of staff and volunteer Members from the Faculty of General Dentistry (UK) (FGDP(UK)), have been visiting Freshers' Fairs at universities around the country this month, raising awareness about how the Faculty supports dental professionals at each stage of their career and encouraging Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) students to register for free Student Membership. 

What do you think of CPD?

26 September 2019
Dentists and dental care professionals have one week left to tell the General Dental Council what they think of arrangements for Continuing Professional Development in dentistry, and share their views on what ongoing professional learning should look like in future.

FGDP (UK) seeks Tutors for Diploma in Implant Dentistry

18 September 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is inviting applications for Tutors for its highly respected Postgraduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry. The Diploma in Implant Dentistry is a part-time programme, involving a self-directed learning and direct teaching programme over a period of two years.

Dental Nurse (Part-time) vacancy

5 September 2019
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced implant dentistry nurse to work with world renowned dentists at a well respected organisation.