RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Dental Hygiene and Therapy Chair of the Examination Board

25 October 2017
   Applications are now open for the Dental Hygiene and Therapy Chair of the Examination Board post.  All applications must be submited to by 5pm Friday 10th November 2017.

Holistic Dentistry FREE TICKET ballot for Foundation Dentists!

23 October 2017
    Are you a Foundation Dentist or know someone who is? Would you like to gain 5 ½ hours CPD whilst listening to 6 of the UK’s leading experts from a range of oral health fields? We are giving away 20 tickets by ballot to Foundation Dentists interested in attending the Holistic Dentistry conference to be held on 3rd November 2017 in Birmingham.

FGDP(UK) announces new Sinus Augmentation short course

18 October 2017
FGDP(UK) has developed a new short course in Sinus Augmentation. Designed in response to demand from previous participants of the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Implant Dentistry, the course will specifically focus on the challenging area of sinus augmentation.

How to support Mouth Cancer Action Month

18 October 2017
FGDP(UK) is encouraging members to support Mouth Cancer Action Month this November by raising awareness of mouth cancer among their patients and wider networks.

Survey of stress and burnout

17 October 2017
FGDP(UK) is encouraging members to participate in the British Dental Association's survey of dentists’ mental well-being.

Dementia-Friendly Dentistry to be sent to all current and new members

13 October 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has published new guidance on the practice of dentistry for patients with dementia, and is sending a complimentary copy to each of its 4,500 members, as well as new members who join by the end of 2017.

FGDP(UK) says CQC findings highlight dental teams’ dedication and professionalism

11 October 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed the Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s findings on dental inspections, saying that the annual State of Care review provides a positive reflection on the state of dentistry, and is recognition of the dedication and professionalism of dentists and dental practice teams across En

FGDP(UK) backs 'retainers are for life' message

6 October 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) is supporting the British Orthodontic Society’s ‘Hold that Smile’ campaign, which aims to educate patients that orthodontic retainers should be worn for life.

Diploma in Restorative Dentistry Winter 2017 Assessment

6 October 2017
  Winter 2017 Examination dates have been finalised. The Winter Examination will be held on 8th December 2017, the Submission date for this exam will be the 10th November 2017. We require all examination cases and materials (including a digital copy of each case) to be delivered to the college by this date.

FGDP(UK) announces winners of 25th anniversary prizes

5 October 2017
FGDP(UK) has announced the winners of three prizes celebrating the achievements of the general dental profession in the Faculty’s 25th anniversary year. Prizes will be awarded at the annual dinner which takes place on 13th October 2017 at Draper’s Hall in London. Dr Mick Horton, Dean of the FGDP(UK), commented:

Get ready for the Survey of Adult Dental Health

21 September 2017
FGDP(UK) is encouraging dental practices to participate in the National Survey of Adult Dental Health if approached by fieldwork teams.

500,000 page views of FGDP(UK) guidance

19 September 2017
FGDP(UK) has revealed that there have been over half a million views of its online guidance and standards webpages to date.