Thursday 27th May, 7.00pm

This free webinar will explore the purposes and benefits of the new College of General Dentistry (CGDent), covering:

  • Why there is a need for a (Royal) College for Dentistry
  • Background & history of the FGDP(UK)
  • The challenges facing dentistry today – four perspectives
  • How a new College can address these challenges
  • Why dental professionals should join the College of General Dentistry
  • How to join the College of General Dentistry


Ian Mills, Dean, FGDP(UK) (Chair)

Nairn Wilson, Founding President, CGDent

Mick Horton, Past Dean, FGDP(UK) & Trustee, CGDent

Jitesh Jassal, dental undergraduate student, King’s College London & President of the British Dental Students Association

Yewande Oduwole, dental foundation trainee & CGDent Ambassador

Sarah Hill, dental hygienist & FGDP(UK) DCP Representative

Susan Nelson, Vice Dean, FGDP(UK)

Onkar Dhanoya, Vice Dean, FGDP(UK)

Roshni Karia, Chair of Education, FGDP(UK)

Tricia Thomson, Chair of Membership Affairs, FGDP(UK)  

Abhi Pal, President Elect, CGDent

Simon Thornton-Wood, Director FGDP(UK)

FGDP(UK) members will hear specifically about what they need to do now to become members of the new College, and what membership will offer them following the transition from FGDP(UK). 

Following presentations, the panellists will answer questions from participants.

This webinar has past. A recording of the event is available at: