News

FGDP(UK) supports ban on price promotions

16 April 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) is supporting proposals to outlaw price promotions on food and drink products high in fat, salt or sugar, and to ban their sales in specified locations.  

Faculty Board election 2019

10 April 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) is giving notice that Thursday 4 April 2019 was the last day on which the names of candidates for election to the Board of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) could be received. The following nominations have been forwarded to the Registrar by Electoral Reform Services seeking to fill the nine vacancies on the Faculty Board.

2019 Annual General Meeting

9 April 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) is giving notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) will be held at the Aston University, Aston Triangle Birmingham, B4 7ET at 4.30pm on Friday 7 June 2019. 

The essential role of the team in dentistry

28 March 2019
FGDP(UK) Dean, Ian Mills, discusses the importance of the full dental team in providing good patient care, and why membership of the whole dental team will be a founding principle of the College of General Dentistry.

FGDP rejects CQC fee rise

28 March 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has rejected the Care Quality Commission’s 13% fee increase for dentists, which will apply from 1 April 2019.

Shelagh Farrell awarded inaugural Faculty Medal

25 March 2019
Shelagh Farrell has become the first ever recipient of the Faculty Medal, a newly instituted award of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)).  

Results - Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy – March 2019

22 March 2019
The Faculty has announced the results of the March 2019 examinations for the FGDP(UK)-awarded Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy, with seven candidates having passed the hygiene examination, and six the therapy examination.    

Congratulations to our latest diplomates

20 March 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK offers its congratulations to 15 dental professionals who have recently passed its exams and assessments.

FGDP(UK) Fellowship Awards

19 March 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has awarded Fellowships to eight individuals in recognition of their exceptional professional achievements. 

FGDP(UK) Awards – 2019 Winners

18 March 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has announced the winners of its 2019 Awards. The awards were made to general dental professionals, nominated by their dental peers and colleagues, in three categories:  

FGDP welcomes new guidance on oral care and people with learning disabilities

15 March 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) would like to make its members aware of new guidance from Public Health England on oral care and people with learning disabilities, which is relevant to General Dental Practitioners.

FGDP extends free membership to all UK dental students

8 March 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has announced that it is extending membership to all BDS students.