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College of General Dentistry and Dental Protection to offer indemnity protection for less

Nov 26, 20201 min read

The College of General Dentistry and Dental Protection have announced the establishment of a partnership which includes a discount on Dental Protection subscription fees for members of the College.   3856

College of General Dentistry announces membership scheme

Nov 25, 20201 min read

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has published details of its new membership scheme, enabling all members of the dental team to become part of the UK’s first independent college for primary dental care. 3852

COVID-19: Antibiotics do not cure toothache

Nov 19, 20201 min read

National dental organisations have come together to support the World Health Organisation’s Antibiotic Awareness Week, which runs from 18-24 November. 3815

College of General Dentistry co-hosts Malcolm Pendlebury Lecture online

Oct 23, 20201 min read

The Future of Dentistry – Lessons From COVID-19. The traditional FGDP(UK) Malcolm Pendlebury Memorial Lecture will be co-hosted by the College and delivered online this year, and made accessible to the whole of the dental profession for the first time. 3760

Winner of our Wales student prize announced

Oct 22, 20201 min read

Emyr Meek, a recent graduate from Cardiff University School of Dentistry, is the winner of the inaugural Art & Science of Dentistry Prize from the College and the Dental Society of Wales – Y Gymdeithas Ddeintyddol. The prize is for dental students in Wales, and Emyr’s submission is a poster about contract…

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

Oct 20, 20201 min read

The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK and College of General Dentistry have published an updated synopsis of their guidance on the implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice. 3747

College of General Dentistry endorses FGDP(UK) and PHE revised guidance on radiation protection

Oct 13, 20204 min read

The second edition of Guidance Notes for Dental Practitioners on the Safe use of X-ray Equipment sets standards of good practice for the safe use of X-ray equipment in dental practice. The guidance is freely available on the FGDP website, where hard copies are also available to purchase from the…

New Ambassadors appointed by the College of General Dentistry

Oct 8, 20205 min read

The College of General Dentistry is delighted to announce the appointment of two new Ambassadors – Dr Wendy Thompson and Dr Yewande Oduwole. Those Ambassadors of the College who are dental healthcare professionals are drawn from across the spectrum of dentistry. They support the mission and vision of the College…

Dental Fallow Time Calculator launched

Oct 7, 20203 min read

A new free-to-use Fallow Time Calculator has been launched to enable dental professionals to determine, justify and record the fallow period necessary following dental procedures carrying a higher risk of exposure to potentially-infectious aerosols. Built by digital consent platform Flynotes, supported by Practice Plan and Wesleyan, and endorsed by the Chief Dental Officer for England, the…

CGDent & FGDP(UK) COVID guidance update reduces fallow times

Oct 2, 20204 min read

The College of General Dentistry and Faculty of General Dental Practice UK and have updated their guidance on the implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice, incorporating the reduced ‘fallow’ times recommended by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme. The guidance, first published on 1 June,…

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