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National dental organisations join forces to agree return-to-work guidance

12 May 2020
National dental organisations have joined forces to agree guidance for UK general dental practices on returning to work as the coronavirus pandemic eases.

College of General Dentistry launches first qualification

7 May 2020
The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) recently launched its first qualification, the Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics (DipPCOrth).

College of General Dentistry launches Wales student prize

7 May 2020
The College of General Dentistry has announced the inception of a new Art & Science of Dentistry Prize for dental students in Wales.

It’s time to use the F word!

4 May 2020
FGDP(UK) Dean Ian Mills looks forward to the future re-opening of dental practices, and supporting a safe return to work with practical guidance from the Faculty.

50 dentists appointed to new FGDP(UK) Academy

30 April 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has announced the appointment of 50 dentists to the new FGDP(UK) Academy. The Academy has been established to recognise significant and ongoing contributions to the academic work of the Faculty at a national level in support of its core purposes.

Tashfeen Kholasi elected to FGDP Board

30 April 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has announced the results of recent elections to its National Board.

British Dental Journal and Evidence-Based Dentistry now available to FGDP(UK) Members

30 April 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has announced that its Members can now benefit from free online access to two more leading peer-reviewed dental journals, the British Dental Journal and Evidence-Based Dentistry.

New PDJ online now

29 April 2020
The latest issue of Primary Dental Journal is now available to read online. The General Issue questions our definition of dentistry, shines new light on Level 2 accreditation and tackles six clinical topics for general dental practice.

Open letter on prescribing antibiotics during COVID-19  

29 April 2020
Four national organisations have joined forces to call for antimicrobials to continue to be prescribed in line with national guidance during the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: latest guidance, news and resources for GDPs

24 April 2020
A compilation of guidance, news and resources relevant to general dental practice during Covid-19.

Working together to deliver Urgent Dental Care

22 April 2020
FGDP Dean Ian Mills says Urgent Dental Care centres may provide an excellent service, but they do not have the capacity to meet the need, and the number of dental practices involved needs to be rapidly increased to prevent the backlog of worsening cases becoming unmanageable.

COVID-19: latest guidance and resources for GDPs

9 April 2020
The latest news and updates on COVID-19, and a compilation of guidance relevant to general dental practice.