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for the entire dental team

The College of General Dentistry is your professional body: marking your commitment to be the best you can be for your patients, supporting your professional development, and enhancing your career potential at every step. Find out what joining the College could mean for you

A proud community of dedicated dental professionals

We are the only membership College committed to quality and standards of excellence in general practice dentistry – placing you at the forefront of better oral health

Patients & the public

We foster excellence and confidence in oral healthcare, for all. The interests of patients is always a priority, and we provide a wealth of information, advice and links to relevant organisations

Member benefits

Your member benefits promote your continued learning, your professional standing, and will help you take your passion for dentistry to the next level

Science & practice

Supported by the most experienced professionals and organisations in the industry, we set the authoritative standards and guidance for general dental practice

Our Journal

The Primary Dental Journal is our quarterly, themed membership journal, uniquely dedicated to general dental practice

Find out what is going on in CGDent

What’s in a name? The importance of professional depiction

21 November 2022

Diversity in Dentistry Action Group moves to CGDent

29 November 2022

CGDent-Quintessence International Conference: full programme now available

24 November 2022

Live webinar: Meta-analysis and their appraisal
Webinar 3: Research and Critical Appraisal of Evidence series

7 December 2022, 1pm

Live webinar: Record-keeping in general dental practice

12 December 2022, 7pm

Live webinar: Creating a positive patient safety culture in dentistry

10 January 2023, 7pm

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