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CGDent pre-registration now open

May 27, 20211 min read

The College is inviting all dental professionals to pre-register for membership ahead of its formal launch. Membership of the new College is currently restricted to members and fellows of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP), however all members of the dental professions will be able to join once the FGDP…

Report highlights need to improve diversity in the dental profession

May 14, 20211 min read

The Faculty of General Dental Practice has published Equality, diversity and inclusion within dentistry – a profession-wide commitment, the report of the Diversity in Dentistry Action Group (DDAG), to which the College has contributed. 4801

Introduction to Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics

May 13, 20211 min read

Tuesday 29 June, 7pm Speaker: Dr Jalpesh Patel BDS (Hons) (Lond) MJDF RCS Eng MSc (Aes Dent) PG Cert (Aes Med) This webinar, hosted with the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and  ProDental CPD, will explore the reasons why a dental practitioner may wish to consider entering the field of non-surgical facial…

CGDent & FGDP join call for mental health leads in every dental workplace

May 11, 20211 min read

The College of General Dentistry and The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) are supporting a new initiative encouraging all dental workplaces to appoint mental health leads. They are among over 20 organisations endorsing the Mental Health Wellness in Dentistry Framework and Call to Action, which have been established to encourage dental…

New Ambassadors for the College of General Dentistry reflect commitment to the team

March 4, 20211 min read

The College of General Dentistry is delighted to announce the appointment of two more Ambassadors, Dr Louise Belfield and Dr Marina Harris, reflecting the College’s commitment to the whole dental team. 4448

Abhi Pal to be first elected President of the College of General Dentistry

February 26, 20211 min read

Abhi Pal FCGDent has been elected as the next Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP), and will become the first elected President of the College of General Dentistry. 4422

Safety, not activity targets, must be the priority

January 14, 20211 min read

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent), Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP), and the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England have issued a joint message that safety must take clear priority over dental activity levels during the latest national coronavirus lockdown. The leading dental…

Nairn Wilson recognised for contribution to the new College of General Dentistry

December 17, 20201 min read

The College of General Dentistry is delighted to announce that Prof Nairn Wilson CBE is to be recognised for his contribution in the establishment of the College of General Dentistry as Honorary Founding President. 3966

CGDent and FGDP publish BPS psychological advice for dental teams

December 17, 20201 min read

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) and Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) have published Dentistry during COVID-19: Psychological advice for dental teams, policy makers, and communicators. 3957

Dental organisations assess discrimination

December 14, 20201 min read

The British Dental Association, Faculty of General Dental Practice UK and College of General Dentistry have joined forces to conduct a survey into discrimination in dentistry. 3931

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