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College to develop register of dental experts and assessors

College to develop register of dental experts and assessors

6 December 2022
The College has declared its intention to develop a register of individuals with suitable experience and training to act as dental assessors or dento-legal expert witnesses.
Diversity in Dentistry Action Group moves to CGDent

Diversity in Dentistry Action Group moves to CGDent

29 November 2022
The Diversity in Dentistry Action Group is now hosted by the College. The group comprises over 70 members drawn from more than 35 national dental organisations.
CGDent-Quintessence International Conference: full programme now available

CGDent-Quintessence International Conference: full programme now available

24 November 2022
A complete programme has now been published for the ‘Excellence for the dental team’ International Conference, co-hosted by the College of General Dentistry and Quintessence Publishing.
CGDent-Quintessence International Conference: one-day, two-day & dinner tickets now available

CGDent-Quintessence International Conference: one-day, two-day & dinner tickets now available

24 November 2022
With the publication of the full conference programme, and confirmation of arrangements for the Friday night, single-day tickets and dinner tickets have now gone on sale.
CGDent Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics – now accepting applications for 2023-25

CGDent Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics – now accepting applications for 2023-25

24 November 2022
The comprehensive Level 7 programme is designed to give General Dental Practitioners the skills and knowledge needed to treat more complex malocclusions, including extraction cases, taking them up to just below specialist training level.
New synopsis of antimicrobial prescribing guidelines

New synopsis of antimicrobial prescribing guidelines

23 November 2022
The College of General Dentistry and Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England have co-published a chairside synopsis of Antimicrobial Prescribing in Dentistry: Good Practice Guidelines.
Preventing antimicrobial resistance together: a joint statement from the UK’s dental professional bodies for World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022

Preventing antimicrobial resistance together: a joint statement from the UK’s dental professional bodies for World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2022

18 November 2022
‘Preventing antimicrobial resistance together’ is the theme of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW) 2022. Held annually from 18-24 November, WAAW is led by the World Health Organization (WHO)…
The CGDent Primary Dental Care Research Poster Award – **POSTPONED**

The CGDent Primary Dental Care Research Poster Award – **POSTPONED**

10 November 2022
Abstracts are invited for the CGDent Primary Dental Care research project poster display and awards, which will take place at the CGDent-Quintessence International Conference
Dental Protection discount extended to nurses, hygienists, therapists and technicians

Dental Protection discount extended to nurses, hygienists, therapists and technicians

28 October 2022
Dental Protection’s ‘CGDent Scheme’, under which members of the College of General Dentistry receive a discount on their Dental Protection subscription fees, is now available to dental nurses, dental hygienists, dental therapists, orthodontic therapists, dental technicians and clinical dental technicians.
Domestic abuse in dentistry

Domestic abuse in dentistry

27 October 2022
The College is working to raise awareness of the safeguarding role of dental professionals in response to signs of domestic abuse, and to support information-gathering on the profession’s own experiences.

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