College of General Dentistry opens to all and outlines membership package

August 26, 20211 min read

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…

FGDP standards and guidance now available at

August 19, 20214 min read

The standards and guidance documents previously published by the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) are now available on the website of the new College of General Dentistry (CGDent), the first independent college and only professional membership body in the UK specifically for primary care dentistry.  The FGDP recently transferred from…

How to get the best from your career in dentistry

August 19, 20212 min read

Thursday 23 September 2021, webinar recording available. We discuss career options for dental professionals and how the College’s Career Pathways can support your career, looking at specific questions: Not sure where to go next in your career?Not sure which courses to take?Not sure what opportunities are available to you?Want to…

Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics: Complications

August 19, 20211 min read

Monday 20 September 2021, webinar recording available. Dr Jalpesh Patel considers the potential complications involved in delivering non-surgical facial aesthetic treatments, how the risks of some of these complications can be mitigated, and how complications can be best managed where they arise. 5732

Dental Teams ARE Healthcare Teams: Redeployment During COVID-19

August 19, 20212 min read

Monday 6 September 2021, webinar recording available. Dental healthcare professionals who have been redeployed during the pandemic discuss their experiences in this webinar hosted by the College and ProDental CPD. Reviewing real life stories, the panel talk about what it was like, who did what and what was learnt? They…

Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP UK) joins the College of General Dentistry

July 31, 20214 min read

31 Jul 2021 The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP UK) has today completed its separation from the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS England) to join the new College of General Dentistry, realising the ultimate ambition of its founding members to establish an independent college for general…

College Council takes office, with new appointments

July 26, 20211 min read

The Council of the College of General Dentistry convened for the first time on Friday, 23 July 2021, welcoming new members to expand representation across the dental team. The Council is elected by the membership, and continues its work from the Board of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK),…

Northern Study Day: No more nails – The ultimate guide to complete dentures – 19 November 2021

July 25, 20211 min read

Friday 19 November 2021, Gateshead CGDent Northern (formerly FGDP Northern) brings you a full, in-person Study Day, including 6 hours of CPD, catering, trade show and networking with your peers.  ‘No more nails’, presented by Dr James Field, focusses on all things prosthodontic, including planning, prognosis, impression taking, jaw relationships,…

Antimicrobial prescribing in dentistry – 25 November 2021

July 25, 20212 min read

Thursday 25 November 2021, 7pm, live webinar. In the first of our Talking Standards webinar series, which sets out to examine areas covered by our evidence-based standards and guidance, we will be shining the spotlight on global efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance locally. We will explore the ways in which…

Scotland Study Day 2021 – 3 December 2021

July 25, 20211 min read

Friday 3 December 2021, Glasgow. Informative updates on treatments for perio and endodontics This study day is an opportunity for you to keep your practice up-to-date, in order to give your patients the most suitable and relevant treatment. Networking with colleagues and peers will also provide the means to discuss…

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