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College publishes new national guidelines on implant dentistry mentoring

College publishes new national guidelines on implant dentistry mentoring

26 May 2022
The College of General Dentistry has published new guidelines on mentoring in implant dentistry. Mentoring in Implant Dentistry: Good Practice Guidelines describes the nature of mentoring which should be undertaken in order to safely carry out implant dentistry following completion of an appropriate training course, including: the experience, skills and qualities expected of a mentor … Continue reading College publishes new national guidelines on implant dentistry mentoring
CPD submission reminder

CPD submission reminder

23 May 2022
Colleagues are reminded that Sunday 28 August 2022 is the deadline for all dental professionals other than dentists to submit an annual CPD statement detailing professional development activity undertaken between and 1 August 2021 and 31 July 2022. The GDC requires dental therapists, dental hygienists, orthodontic therapists and clinical dental technicians to complete a minimum … Continue reading CPD submission reminder
College anniversary journal issue free for all dental professionals

College anniversary journal issue free for all dental professionals

9 May 2022
The College of General Dentistry is marking its first anniversary by offering all dental professionals and dental students a free print copy of the Primary Dental Journal. Primary Dental Journal (PDJ) is the College’s quarterly, peer-reviewed member publication. Featuring clinical articles, editorials and updates from the College, the PDJ is a leading resource for General Dental Practitioners and … Continue reading College anniversary journal issue free for all dental professionals
Education partnership with the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show

Education partnership with the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show

28 April 2022
The College of General Dentistry is delighted to be the Education Partner and headline supporter for the Core CPD Theatre at the 2022 British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show. The Core CPD Theatre will feature 11 seminars over the two day conference, with experts in their fields sharing their extensive knowledge, and offering practical advice, on … Continue reading Education partnership with the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show
Vote now for your College Council representatives

Vote now for your College Council representatives

27 April 2022
Voting is now open for seats on the Council of the College of General Dentistry, and all eligible members are encouraged to cast their vote. The Council is the voice of our members, overseeing our role as a professional body and guiding the development of the College to fulfil its mission. Council members serve three-year … Continue reading Vote now for your College Council representatives
New PDJ online: The general issue – part 1

New PDJ online: The general issue – part 1

7 April 2022
The new edition of the Primary Dental Journal, The General Issue – part 1, is now online. In contrast to themed editions of Primary Dental Journal that focus on one specific topic of interest to the primary dental care team, the General Issue features articles on a diverse range of pertinent and relevant subjects to readers. … Continue reading New PDJ online: The general issue – part 1
President discusses dental careers at No.10

President discusses dental careers at No.10

4 April 2022
On 29 March 2022, College President Dr Abhi Pal visited No.10 Downing Street to attend a roundtable breakfast meeting on access to careers and progression in dentistry hosted by the Prime Minister’s Special Adviser on healthcare policy. Dr Pal commented: “It is great to see recognition at the top of government that widening access to … Continue reading President discusses dental careers at No.10
President’s Commendations & Fellowship awards 2022

President’s Commendations & Fellowship awards 2022

29 March 2022
The College of General Dentistry has announced the recipients of its inaugural award of President’s Commendations, and has awarded fellowships to four dental professionals in recognition of their exceptional professional achievements.  Top row, l-r: Mark Richardson FCGDent, Paul Friel MCGDent, Jonathan Hiscocks MCGDent, Mutahir Rahman MCGDent, Charles Ormond Dip.FFGDP(UK). Bottom row, l-r: John Craig Dip.FFGDP(UK), … Continue reading President’s Commendations & Fellowship awards 2022
Posthumous honour for John Craig

Posthumous honour for John Craig

28 March 2022
The College of General Dentistry has recognised the late John Craig Dip.FFGDP(UK) with the posthumous award of a President’s Commendation. John Craig Dip.FFGDP(UK), 1943-2021 Born in Rutherglen in 1943, John graduated BDS from Glasgow University in 1966 and remained a general dental practitioner until he retired from practice in 2002. He spent over 30 years … Continue reading Posthumous honour for John Craig
College invites dental professionals into Fellowship by experience

College invites dental professionals into Fellowship by experience

24 March 2022
The College of General Dentistry has launched a landmark new route to fellowship based on experience, and has issued an open invitation to suitably experienced dental professionals to apply. The community of Fellows lies at the heart of the College, providing leadership and collectively supporting the development of dentistry, as well as reflecting the values … Continue reading College invites dental professionals into Fellowship by experience