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CGDent & FGDP(UK) to update COVID-19 guidance following SDCEP AGP review

Sep 25, 20204 min read

The College of General Dentistry and Faculty of General Dental Practice UK have welcomed the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme’s review of the mitigation of aerosol-generating procedures, and will be issuing updated COVID-19 guidance shortly in view of its recommendations. The SDCEP document, published today, represents the agreed positions of a working group…

College of General Dentistry appoints new Ambassadors

Sep 13, 20205 min read

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…

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

Jul 28, 20202 min read

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…

College of General Dentistry appoints its first Ambassadors

Jun 25, 20206 min read

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…

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

Jun 16, 20202 min read

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…

FGDP(UK) & CGDent launch UK guidelines for safe return to dental practice during COVID-19

Jun 1, 20204 min read

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…

National dental organisations join forces to agree return-to-work guidance

May 12, 20202 min read

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 Art & Science of Dentistry (Wales) Prize

Apr 27, 20207 min read

Cymraeg The College is pleased to sponsor this competition as an opportunity for students at the School of Dentistry at Cardiff University to showcase a dental topic or subject which may have an influence, or have had an influence on the improvement of oral health care for all. The work…

Launching our first qualification with the IAS Academy

Jan 29, 20202 min read

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) – the first independent college for primary care dentistry and authoritative body for standards in practice –  this week announced that IAS Academy is to provide training for its Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics (DipPCOrth) launching on February 3rd, 2020. This is an important…

Join us at the BDIA Showcase in Birmingham

Aug 27, 20191 min read

Join us at the College of General Dentistry stand J80 at the BDIA Showcase at the NEC Birmingham, 17-19 October. Trustees and others will be on hand throughout the Show to share our plans and hear your views on the future role of the College in the transformation of primary…

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