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College forms 1992 Circle

Dec 7, 20222 min read

The College is establishing the ‘1992 Circle’ as a social forum for retired Fellows. Elizabeth Gaskell’s House: setting for the inaugural gathering of the 1992 Circle The new group is named in honour of the year the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners was founded, a key moment which brought together…

College to develop register of dental experts and assessors

Dec 6, 20223 min read

The College has declared its intention to develop a register of individuals with suitable experience and training to act as dento-legal expert witnesses or dental assessors. At present, the College recognises education and experience in this area through the Law & Ethics domain of Fellowship – which can be fulfilled…

Diversity in Dentistry Action Group moves to CGDent

Nov 29, 20224 min read

The Diversity in Dentistry Action Group (DDAG) is now hosted by the College of General Dentistry. The group, formed in 2020 to deliver action to identify and address discrimination of all types within the dental professions, comprises over 70 members drawn from more than 35 national dental organisations. These include…

CGDent-Quintessence International Conference: full programme now available

Nov 24, 20221 min read

A complete programme has now been published for the Excellence for the dental team International Conference, which is being co-hosted by the College of General Dentistry and Quintessence Publishing in London on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 March 2023. The conference boasts 34 of the biggest names in dentistry, drawn…

CGDent-Quintessence International Conference: one-day, two-day & dinner tickets now available

Nov 24, 20222 min read

One-day, two-day and dinner tickets for the ‘Excellence for the dental team’ International Conference, which is being co-hosted by the College of General Dentistry and Quintessence Publishing in London on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 March 2023, are now all available. Until now, only two-day tickets have been available, however…

CGDent Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics – now accepting applications for 2023-25

Nov 24, 20223 min read

The College is currently accepting applications for its Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics, starting in April 2023. The comprehensive Level 7 programme is designed to give General Dental Practitioners the skills and knowledge needed to treat more complex malocclusions, including extraction cases, taking them up to just below specialist…

New synopsis of antimicrobial prescribing guidelines

Nov 23, 20223 min read

The College of General Dentistry and Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England have co-published a chairside synopsis of Antimicrobial Prescribing in Dentistry: Good Practice Guidelines. Antimicrobial Prescribing in Dentistry: Good Practice Guidelines offers clear, simple and practical guidance on the use of antimicrobials by…

Preventing antimicrobial resistance together: a joint statement from the UK’s dental professional bodies for World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022

Nov 18, 20223 min read

‘Preventing antimicrobial resistance together’ is the theme of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) 2022. Held annually from 18-24 November, WAAW is led by the World Health Organization (WHO), in partnership this year with the World Organisation for Animal Health, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and the…

The CGDent Primary Dental Care Research Poster Award

Nov 10, 20223 min read

The College will be hosting a Primary Dental Care research project poster display at the CGDent-Quintessence Publishing “Excellence for the Dental Team” international conference taking place in London on 24 – 25 March 2023, and abstracts are invited. Award An overall award will be given for the best poster presentation.…

Dental Protection discount extended to nurses, hygienists, therapists and technicians

Oct 28, 20222 min read

Dental Protection’s ‘CGDent Scheme’, under which members of the College of General Dentistry receive a discount on their Dental Protection subscription fees, is now available to dental nurses, dental hygienists, dental therapists, orthodontic therapists, dental technicians and clinical dental technicians. The arrangement has been available to dentists since the launch…

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