Membership reflects your commitment to be the best you can be for your patients

We are the only membership College dedicated to quality and standards in primary care and general practice dentistry. As your professional home, we promote and support your professional aspirations and interests, and place you at the forefront of better oral health.

We welcome dental students and members from the whole oral healthcare team – we are here to help you develop and advance your career, knowledge and clinical skills, whether you work in NHS, private or mixed practices.

Membership brings a range of benefits to support your professional aspirations and interests, including over 1000 hours of quality online CPD and subscription to our respected, quarterly publication, Primary Dental Journal. And our our new Certified Membership scheme and Career Pathways will help you to take your passion for dentistry to the next level.

Certified Membership offers authoritative recognition and augmented one-to-one career support with a trained Facilitator, enabling you to move forward and enhance your career with confidence. Find out more here.

Find out about all our memberships and which one is right for you.


Fellowship of the College is the mark of accomplishment in dentistry. To apply, there are two steps:

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