COVID-19 guidance: FGDP(UK)-CGDent webinar on the safe management of general dental practice

Earlier this week, the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) and College of General Dentistry published Implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice - a practical guide. Join our webinar at 6pm TODAY Wednesday 3 June, when your questions about the guidance will be answered by members of the development group: Dr Ian Mills FFGDP(UK), … Continue reading COVID-19 guidance: FGDP(UK)-CGDent webinar on the safe management of general dental practice

FGDP(UK) & CGDent launch UK guidelines for safe return to dental practice during COVID-19

The FGDP(UK) and newly formed College of General Dentistry have convened an expert task force to review the evidence base for dental practice during the COVID-19 outbreak and have today launched the official summary report of the guidelines ‘COVID-19: guidelines for safe care in general dental practice’. The Guidance can be accessed here. The UK … Continue reading FGDP(UK) & CGDent launch UK guidelines for safe return to dental practice during COVID-19

National dental organisations join forces to agree return-to-work guidance

National dental organisations have joined forces to agree guidance for UK general dental practices on returning to work as the coronavirus pandemic eases. The COVID-19 Future Planning Task Group, convened by the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK and College of General Dentistry, brings together senior members of a number of organisations, including the British Dental Association, the … Continue reading National dental organisations join forces to agree return-to-work guidance

Launching our first qualification with the IAS Academy

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) - the first independent college for primary care dentistry and authoritative body for standards in practice -  this week announced that IAS Academy is to provide training for its Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics (DipPCOrth) launching on February 3rd, 2020. This is an important step forward for the new … Continue reading Launching our first qualification with the IAS Academy

FGDP(UK) publishes new Register of Full Members and Fellows

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has published a public register of its Full Members and Fellows to promote their commitment to high standards in their practice. Full Members and Fellows of FGDP are entitled to use the respective designation MFGDP(UK) or FFGDP(UK), and the new Member Register provides validation of their postnominals for patients, fellow … Continue reading FGDP(UK) publishes new Register of Full Members and Fellows

FGDP(UK) publishes revised Standards in Dentistry

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has published the second edition of Standards in Dentistry, its flagship publication for general dental practitioners and their teams which acts as a guide to personal or practice-based quality assessment. A comprehensive compendium of guidance and standards relevant to primary dental care, it sets out specific standards covering consultation and diagnosis, … Continue reading FGDP(UK) publishes revised Standards in Dentistry