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 Career Pathways will help you to take your passion for dentistry to the next level.

Find out about 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:

Certified Membership

Launching soon – Certified Membership is the College’s enhanced membership scheme, offering authoritative recognition and augmented career support to the full oral healthcare team. If you’d like to know more and be one of the first to become a Certified Member of the College, please register your interest.

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