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The latest issue of the Primary Dental Journal, ‘Urgent dental care and COVID-19’, is now online. In it, we reflect on dentistry’s response to this global healthcare challenge, with articles from colleagues around the world.
Researchers at Newcastle University are studying the prevalence of medical emergency events in primary dental care, and the confidence of the dental team in managing them. The project is part of an NHS Health Education England North East research programme, and CGDent members are asked to support the research by giving a few minutes of … Continue reading Survey on medical emergencies in primary dental care
Print issues of the Primary Dental Journal (PDJ) being sent to members subscribers in European Union (EU) countries are now subject to import VAT at the domestic rate of the country in which you are located. This is a result of recent EU legislation on cross-border e-commerce, which has removed the import VAT exemption threshold … Continue reading Notice to members and subscribers in European Union countries
Professor Avijit Banerjee and Dr Shamir Mehta have been appointed to key positions leading the College of General Dentistry’s career pathways programme. Professor Banerjee is Professor of Cariology & Operative Dentistry and Clinical Lead in Restorative Dentistry at King’s College London, and has been appointed Chair of the Career Pathways Programme Board, which also includes … Continue reading Avijit Banerjee and Shamir Mehta to lead CGDent career pathways programme
A study supported by the University of Kent is looking at the prescription, manufacture and fitting of flexible dentures by dentists and clinical dental technicians who practise in the UK and are members of the College of General Dentistry. We encourage College members to support this research, which is led by Ali Al Bayati AssocFCGDent, … Continue reading Survey of CGDent members on the prescription, manufacture and fitting of flexible dentures
The College of General Dentistry (CGDent), the UK’s only professional body dedicated to primary dental care, has formally launched its Postgraduate Certificate in Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics. Serving those who are considering entering this growing area of practice but have little or no prior experience, the course is designed to be flexible to suit the needs … Continue reading College of General Dentistry launches facial aesthetics qualification
The College of General Dentistry has endorsed the newly-published fourth edition of Delivering Better Oral Health: an evidence based toolkit for prevention. With chapters covering behaviour change, dental caries, periodontal diseases, oral cancer, tooth wear, oral hygiene, fluoride, healthier eating, alcohol, smoking and tobacco use, the revised document gives dental teams access to the best … Continue reading College endorses updated prevention guidance
The College of General Dentistry has announced the appointments of Dr Ian Mills, Marie Parker and Dr Pouya Zohrabpour as ambassadors. New CGDent Ambassadors (l-r) Dr Pouya Zohrabpour, Marie Parker, Dr Ian Mills Drawn from a variety of backgrounds, College Ambassadors have a remit to advocate for the college’s mission and vision, and the new … Continue reading Ian Mills, Marie Parker & Pouya Zohrabpour appointed College Ambassadors
The College of General Dentistry (CGDent), the UK’s only professional body dedicated to primary dental care, has opened its doors to all dental professionals. Uniquely among the UK’s colleges, membership of the new organisation is now available to the whole dental team at all grades, dependent on an individual’s level of education and professional achievement.