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Reduce antibiotic prescribing to pre-pandemic levels – it’s time to act!

Reduce antibiotic prescribing to pre-pandemic levels – it’s time to act!

Ahead of the annual global campaign on antibiotic awareness, Dr Wendy Thompson says that rates of antimicrobial prescribing across dentistry have been slow to reduce since passing the peak of COVID-19, even though we are returning to more normal practice and dentists should no longer be providing remote prescriptions.   
Moving into facial aesthetics: my journey

Moving into facial aesthetics: my journey

Dr Jalpesh Patel, Founder of RASA Academy, one of the College’s Trusted Training Providers, describes how his own experience of the available training options inspired him to develop the new Postgraduate Certificate in Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics with CGDent.
Realising the potential

Realising the potential

President Emeritus, Professor Nairn Wilson FCGDent, welcomes members to the College of General Dentistry and reflects on the impact of the new College for the general dental profession.
Career Pathway for dentists to provide a flexible structure for 21st century practice

Career Pathway for dentists to provide a flexible structure for 21st century practice

Phil Dawson, general dental practitioner with a special interest in restorative dentistry, explains how the College’s Career Pathway for dentists is being developed to provide a clearly defined structure whilst offering the flexibility needed by the contemporary practitioner.
Robert Dyas, Oral Surgeon and Director of ProDentalCPD

Robert Dyas, Oral Surgeon and Director of ProDentalCPD

Dr Robert Dyas, Oral Surgeon and Director of ProDentalCPD, explains how he developed his highly successful online dental CPD platform, and how CGDent members will benefit from free access to an extensive package of quality-assured CPD and ePDP.
Special care community dentist, Heather Mitchell

Special care community dentist, Heather Mitchell

Special care community dentist, Dr Heather Mitchell, describes the in-depth work that has been carried out to ensure the College’s professional framework and membership structure effectively support the career development of every member of the dental team.
Career Pathways will support all dental professionals

Career Pathways will support all dental professionals

A member of the College’s Career Pathway Reference Group and Advisory Strategy Group, orthodontic & maxillofacial laboratory manager, Andrea Johnson, explains how the College of General Dentistry will benefit and support every member of the dental team.
Professor Avijit Banerjee’s career path

Professor Avijit Banerjee’s career path

Professor Avijit Banerjee shares his own career path with us and sets out how CGDent’s Career Pathways will benefit dentistry and the wider oral healthcare profession in the UK.

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