College of General Dentistry appoints new Ambassadors

The College of General Dentistry is delighted to announce the further development of its ‘College Ambassadors’ scheme with the appointment of two new Ambassadors: Professor Jason Leitch CBE and Professor Jacky Hayden CBE. College Ambassadors are drawn from different backgrounds and walks of life. They support engagement of the College in society, and promote its … Continue reading College of General Dentistry appoints new Ambassadors

Returning to Dentistry after COVID-19: Implementing Safe Practice

9 August 2020 11.00am -12.30pm (British Summer Time), Sunday 9 August 2020 The recent COVID-19 pandemic has caused dental practices across the world to close for several months. As practices now start to re-open, dentists, dental care professionals and governments are trying to work out the optimum way in which dental care can resume, while ensuring the safety … Continue reading Returning to Dentistry after COVID-19: Implementing Safe Practice

The College recruits for an Advisory Strategy Group to guide its development

The College of General Dentistry is recruiting an Advisory Strategy Group, seeking contributions from across the dental team. This is an important opportunity for people across the Registrant community to make an active contribution, guiding the future direction of the College.  The Group will play a crucial role in advising the Board of Trustees as … Continue reading The College recruits for an Advisory Strategy Group to guide its development

The risk-based approach to COVID-19: FGDP(UK)-CGDent-ProDental CPD webinar

7 July 2020 7pm-8.30pm This webinar, held in conjunction with ProDental CPD and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), looks at safe working in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Panellists:  Jason Wong, Deputy Chief Dental Officer for EnglandEimear O'Connell FFGDP(UK), President, Association of Dental ImplantologyDavid Cottam MFGDP(UK), Chair, BDA General Dental Practice CommitteeSusan Nelson MFGDP(UK), Vice Dean, … Continue reading The risk-based approach to COVID-19: FGDP(UK)-CGDent-ProDental CPD webinar

College of General Dentistry appoints its first Ambassadors

The College of General Dentistry is delighted to announce the launch of its “College Ambassadors” scheme and the appointment of its first Ambassadors - the Rt Hon Sir Mike Penning MP, Professor Dame Parveen Kumar and Dr Shelagh Farrell FFGDP(UK). College Ambassadors are to be drawn from different backgrounds and walks of life. They will … Continue reading College of General Dentistry appoints its first Ambassadors

FGDP(UK) & CGDent publish COVID-19 guidance synopsis

The College and FGDP(UK) have published a synopsis of their guidance on the implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice. The new synopsis highlights key recommendations at each step of the patient journey, and is designed to be used in conjunction with the guidance, which supports dental professionals to take a risk-based … Continue reading FGDP(UK) & CGDent publish COVID-19 guidance synopsis

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