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CPD submission reminder

Sep 21, 20223 min read

Dentist members practising in the UK are reminded that Saturday 28 January 2023 is the deadline to submit your annual CPD statement detailing professional development activity undertaken between 1 January and 31 December 2022. Delegates at the CGDent Scotland Study Day, December 2021 The General Dental Council requires dentists to…

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Sep 9, 20221 min read

We are saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. We give thanks for her extraordinary life of service to our nation; our thoughts and prayers are with the Royal Family at this sad time.

New PDJ online: Oral surgery

Sep 8, 20224 min read

The new edition of the Primary Dental Journal, Oral Surgery, is now online. Guest edited by Dr Aneesha Shah of King’s College London, this issue highlights the pertinent themes relevant to common oral surgery problems, covering a wide array of topics facing the primary dental care team. It clearly presents…

Vacancy for independent Trustee

Sep 8, 20223 min read

Help us in our historic mission to build a future Royal College for dentistry Closing date 30 September 2022 An independent Trustee is being sought for the College of General Dentistry, as we bring the dental team together, to advance oral healthcare in the UK and beyond. Our independent Trustees,…

College seeks new Dental Trustee

Aug 25, 20223 min read

Help us in our historic mission to build a future Royal College for dentistry Closing date 30 September 2022 A Trustee is being sought for the College of General Dentistry, as we bring the dental team together, to advance oral healthcare in the UK and beyond. Our mission has never…

Education partnership with Dentistry Show London

Aug 23, 20222 min read

The College will be the headline education partner for the Clinical Excellence Theatre at Dentistry Show London 2022, hosting nine seminars in three CPD theatres over the two-day conference. CGDent speakers: top row: Jalpesh Patel, Kevin Lewis, Jason Wong, Wendy Thompson; bottom row: Tim Newton, Jacqui Elsden, Pynadath George, Abhi…

Eugene Chan appointed first overseas College Ambassador

Aug 19, 20224 min read

The College of General Dentistry has announced the appointment of Dr Eugene Chan SBS BBS JP as an ambassador. Drawn from a variety of backgrounds, College Ambassadors have a remit to advocate for the College’s mission and vision, and Dr Chan’s appointment further expands the range of expertise and scope…

Non-voting Council members 2022-23

Aug 19, 20224 min read

Maria Clark and Igor Blum have been re-appointed as non-voting members of the College Council for 2022-23. Professor Igor R. Blum FCGDent has been Editor-in-Chief and Clinical Editor of the Primary Dental Journal since 2017, and is a Foundation Fellow of the College and a member of its Professional Affairs…

In memory of Bob Morgan 1952-2022

Jul 21, 20224 min read

We regret to report that Robert Leslie Morgan FFGDP(UK)(Hon.), former national board member and West Midlands regional director for the Faculty of General Dental Practice, has passed away aged 69. Born and raised in South Wales, he was awarded the Licentiate in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons…

College welcomes NHS England contract changes

Jul 19, 20222 min read

The College has responded to changes to the NHS England dental contract announced by the Chief Dental Officer for England, Sara Hurley FCGDent. Dental therapists will soon be able to accept patients for NHS treatments, providing fillings, sealants and preventative care for adults and children. Providers will also be able…

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