Periodontics : details of the course


Hear more about the course from our Course Lead Ian Dunn (Specialist in Periodontics)



FGDP Short Course in Periodontics

The course qualifies for 25 verifiable hours of CPD

Entry requirements 

  • Current registration with the UK General Dental Council or equivalent in another country.
  • Indemnity or insurance cover at an appropriate level.
  • High level of competence in English (IELTS Level 7 or equivalent).

Further questions? call 02078696766 or email

Course Content


  • Adequately document a patients' periodontal health
  • Assess risk factors for periodontal disease on an individual patient basis.
  • Understand the pathogenesis of periodontal disease and its management.
  • Effectively treatment plan patients presenting with periodontal disease within the context of a comprehensive restorative treatment plan.
  • Understand the role of the patient in disease control and how to motivate patients.
  • Use contemporary non-surgical techniques in disease control.
  • Recognise presenting conditions that require the use of antimicrobials.
  • Diagnose and effectively treat periodontic /endodontic lesions


  • Understand the indications for surgical periodontal treatment.
  • Carry out basic flap surgery.
  • Perform root resection surgery.
  • Perform periodontal regenerative surgery.
  • Perform crown lengthening surgery.
  • Perform simple grafting surgery.


Key Speaker 

Ian Dunn 


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