Dentist members practising in the UK are reminded that Saturday 28 January 2023 is the deadline to submit your annual CPD statement detailing professional development activity undertaken between 1 January and 31 December 2022.

Delegates at the CGDent Scotland Study Day, December 2021

The General Dental Council requires dentists to complete a minimum of 100 hours of verifiable CPD every five years, including at least 10 hours during any two-year period, and to submit an annual CPD statement whether or not you have undertaken any CPD in the preceding 12 months.

The College offers members access to a wide range of CPD opportunities:

CPD library

Free, on-demand access to a library of around 1000 hours of certified, GDC-compliant CPD. To access the content, log in to using the details sent to you following your transfer/entry into College membership.

This includes recordings of over 30 College webinars held to date, which are also available to non-members for a small fee:

Live webinars

Live, College-hosted webinars covering a wide range of subjects are available free of charge every month, powered by ProDental. Upcoming events include:

Members also have free access to all of ProDental’s weekly live webinars.

And if you miss a live webinar, you’ll find it in the online library within around 24 hours.

Stay up to date with our upcoming webinars at

Study Days

Members receive heavily discounted attendance fees for study days and events. The following are currently scheduled:

Friday 17 February 2023, Stride Dental Academy, Bangor

Friday-Saturday 24-25 March 2023, London


The courses for the College’s educational qualifications provide significant numbers of CPD hours. The following are currently offered:

Third party resources

The College also recommends the following online resources developed by third parties, each of which offers free CPD:

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This article was originally published on 22 September 2022 and was updated on 24 November 2022 and 8 December 2022