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College of General Dentistry appoints its first Ambassadors

June 25, 20206 min read

The College of General Dentistry is delighted to announce the launch of its “College Ambassadors” scheme and the appointment of its first Ambassadors – the Rt Hon Sir Mike Penning MP, Professor Dame Parveen Kumar and Dr Shelagh Farrell FFGDP(UK). College Ambassadors are to be drawn from different backgrounds and…

FGDP(UK) & CGDent publish COVID-19 guidance synopsis

June 16, 20202 min read

The College and FGDP(UK) have published a synopsis of their guidance on the implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice. The new synopsis highlights key recommendations at each step of the patient journey, and is designed to be used in conjunction with the guidance, which supports dental…

COVID-19 guidance: FGDP(UK)-CGDent webinar on the safe management of general dental practice

June 2, 20201 min read

Earlier this week, the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) and College of General Dentistry published Implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice – a practical guide. Join our webinar at 6pm TODAY Wednesday 3 June, when your questions about the guidance will be answered by members of the development…

FGDP(UK) & CGDent launch UK guidelines for safe return to dental practice during COVID-19

June 1, 20204 min read

The FGDP(UK) and newly formed College of General Dentistry have convened an expert task force to review the evidence base for dental practice during the COVID-19 outbreak and have today launched the official summary report of the guidelines ‘COVID-19: guidelines for safe care in general dental practice’. The Guidance can…

National dental organisations join forces to agree return-to-work guidance

May 12, 20202 min read

National dental organisations have joined forces to agree guidance for UK general dental practices on returning to work as the coronavirus pandemic eases. The COVID-19 Future Planning Task Group, convened by the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK and College of General Dentistry, brings together senior members of a number of organisations, including…

The Art & Science of Dentistry (Wales) Prize

April 27, 20207 min read

Cymraeg The College is pleased to sponsor this competition as an opportunity for students at the School of Dentistry at Cardiff University to showcase a dental topic or subject which may have an influence, or have had an influence on the improvement of oral health care for all. The work…

Launching our first qualification with the IAS Academy

January 29, 20202 min read

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) – the first independent college for primary care dentistry and authoritative body for standards in practice –  this week announced that IAS Academy is to provide training for its Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics (DipPCOrth) launching on February 3rd, 2020. This is an important…

Join us at the BDIA Showcase in Birmingham

August 27, 20191 min read

Join us at the College of General Dentistry stand J80 at the BDIA Showcase at the NEC Birmingham, 17-19 October. Trustees and others will be on hand throughout the Show to share our plans and hear your views on the future role of the College in the transformation of primary…

Trustees sought

April 25, 20193 min read

Help us create a new Royal College for dentistry Closing date 30 June 2019 Trustees are being sought for the new College of General Dentistry, which is currently being established with a vision to cultivate excellence in oral healthcare. We will achieve this by fostering a strong and trusted professional…

FGDP(UK) publishes revised Standards in Dentistry

October 4, 20184 min read

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has published the second edition of Standards in Dentistry, its flagship publication for general dental practitioners and their teams which acts as a guide to personal or practice-based quality assessment. A comprehensive compendium of guidance and standards relevant to primary dental care, it sets out specific…

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