Periodontics : details of the course



    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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