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College response to NHS England announcement of additional dentistry funding

College response to NHS England announcement of additional dentistry funding

25 January 2022
Commenting on the announcement that an additional £50m of funding will be provided for NHS dentistry in England over the next ten weeks, Dr Abhi Pal, President of the College of General Dentistry, said:  “New funding for dentistry is to be welcomed, and today’s announcement will provide short-term help to a significant number of people … Continue reading College response to NHS England announcement of additional dentistry funding
College membership for dental team members just £33

College membership for dental team members just £33

8 December 2021
The College of General Dentistry is offering discounted membership fees to dental care professionals, all of whom are now eligible for Associate Membership. Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Technicians and Clinical Dental Technicians pay only one-third fees for their first year’s membership, meaning those joining as Associate Members pay just £33. In a pioneering move for a UK dental … Continue reading College membership for dental team members just £33
The PDJ Archive: a rich resource for members, with over 1,300 articles

The PDJ Archive: a rich resource for members, with over 1,300 articles

2 December 2021
The Primary Dental Journal Archive is now up and running, with access for CGDent members fully established. The Primary Dental Journal (PDJ) is the College of General Dentistry’s quarterly peer-reviewed journal, and with its unique dedication to general dental practice, is widely recognised as a leading resource for all dental professionals working in primary care. … Continue reading The PDJ Archive: a rich resource for members, with over 1,300 articles
Dr Debbie Reed receives inaugural Janet Goodwin Award

Dr Debbie Reed receives inaugural Janet Goodwin Award

24 November 2021
Dr Debbie Reed AssocFCGDent has received the inaugural Janet Goodwin Award, which was conferred last night by Abhi Pal, President of the College of General Dentistry (CGDent), at a reception marking the 80th anniversary of the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN). The new award was instituted to recognise achievement by dental care professionals (DCPs) … Continue reading Dr Debbie Reed receives inaugural Janet Goodwin Award
Dental and medical organisations join forces to say “Antibiotics do not cure toothache!”

Dental and medical organisations join forces to say “Antibiotics do not cure toothache!”

18 November 2021
National dental and medical organisations have come together again to support the World Health Organisation’s Antimicrobial Awareness Week, which runs from 18-24 November. The Association of Clinical Oral Microbiologists and College of General Dentistry, supported by the Association of Dental Hospitals, British Dental Association, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, British Association of Oral Surgery, British Society for … Continue reading Dental and medical organisations join forces to say “Antibiotics do not cure toothache!”
Help get people talking about sugar reduction

Help get people talking about sugar reduction

8 November 2021
The College of General Dentistry is proud to be supporting Sugar Awareness Week, which aims to raise public awareness of the poor health outcomes associated with excess sugar consumption, get people talking about the importance of sugar reduction, and to encourage citizens, industry and government to support healthier food and drink. The annual campaign is … Continue reading Help get people talking about sugar reduction
New PDJ online now: Urgent dental care and COVID-19

New PDJ online now: Urgent dental care and COVID-19

3 November 2021
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.
Survey on medical emergencies in primary dental care

Survey on medical emergencies in primary dental care

21 October 2021
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
New GDC Chair joins CGDent in celebrating launch

New GDC Chair joins CGDent in celebrating launch

20 October 2021
Thursday 21 October 2021, 6.45pm, College of General Dentistry launch event. GDC Chair, Lord Toby Harris, makes first public address to the profession.
Notice to members and subscribers in European Union countries

Notice to members and subscribers in European Union countries

15 October 2021
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