We are greatly indebted to the following for their support in the establishment of the College of General Dentistry. You too can play a significant part in the historic founding of the College.

FoundersFounding ContributorsContributors

The new College could not come to fruition without the vision of those whose contributions led to the establishment of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and the original College of General Dental Practitioners (UK) in 1990/91, and successive Deans of the Faculty who have kept that vision alive.

Our Founders

Yas Aljubouri

Thomas Jack Bereznicki

(David) John Brookman

Luke Cascarini

Eugene Kin Keung Chan BBS JP

Onkar Singh Dhanoya

Michael Dhesi

Prof Stephen Dunne

Shelagh Farrell

Simon Mark Gallier

Harish Gupta

Andrew McIntosh Hadden

Haidar Hassan

Keith Hayes

Audoen Marian Healy

Stephen Henderson

Dr Peter O’N de Loughery

Kevin Lewis

Ian James Mills

Abhijit Kumar Pal

Simon Portman-Lewis

Raj Rattan MBE

Group Captain Mark Richardson

Seema Sharma

(Henry) Pearse Stinson

Neil Taylor

Andrew Charles Toy

Prof Nairn Hutchison Fulton Wilson CBE

Ian Wood

Jeremy Andrew Woodcock

Founding Contributors

David Abdullah Anirudha Agnihotry Alpha Omega London Chapter and Charitable Trust — Senathirajah Ariyaratnam Rahul Kumar Arora — (Jeremy) Jerry Asquith — Prof Nick Barker — Adrian William Bennett Paul David Blaylock — Igor Blum — British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy British Society for the Study of Craniomandibular Disorders Dental Laboratories Association Aditi Desai John Charles Devennie Kenneth Doig — Prof Kenneth Anthony Eaton — Prof Zbys Fedorowicz — Peter M. Frost BEM Functional Orthodontics Support Group Prof Stanley Gelbier — Edgar Ramsay Gordon — Lauren Harrhy — Robert Hensher — Ross Hobson — Bruce Hogan Dominic O’Hooley Javed Ikram — Simon Quentin Jones — Helen Kaney Nigel Knott Peter Renshaw Lowndes MBE Dinesh Martin — Peter Martin — Kanesiah Nantheesan Tan Minh Nguyen Trentington Outhouse — Keith Percival — Ralph Pickup Tif Qureshi Dr Vaibhav Sahni Richard Staincliffe — Mike Starkey Wendy Thompson — Patricia Thomson — Robbie Thomson — Dr Margaret Alexandra Wilson


Dr Mohamed Shaafiee Abdul Munim — Dr David Craig MBE — Raj Gogna — Christian Gollings — Prof Elizabeth Kay MBE — Dr Anthony S Kravitz OBE — Yann Maidment — James Main — Dr Donald McNicol — James Millar — Alasdair Miller — Christine Osborne — Carole Parker — Kevin Parr — Robin Richardson — Spencer Richman — Stephen Taylor — John Willmott — Peter Willy

Founders of predecessor bodies for general dental practitioners

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) inherits a proud tradition from the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) (formerly the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (UK)), its predecessors the FDS Advisory Board in General Dental Practice (ABGDP), Society for General Dental Surgery (later renamed the British Society for General Dental Surgery, BSGDS), and the College of General Dental Practitioners (CGDP(UK)). Subsequent to FGDP(UK) being formed, CGDP(UK) became dormant.

Amongst others, the following, including members of the Advisory Committee In General Dental Practice and the first Board of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) contributed substantially in the initial development of the Faculty.

Harry Bailey — Marcus Bennett — Clive Bosley — (David) John Brookman — Christine Entwhistle — Nigel Entwhistle — Shelagh Farrell — Tom Farrell — John Gamon — Edgar Gordon — Professor Alan Grant — Richard Hayward — Mike Horrocks — John Horton — Hans Kurer OBE — Laurence Lando — Peter Lowndes MBE — John Moon — Ogilvie Nicoll — Malcolm Pendlebury — Jenny Pinder — Raj K Raja Rayan OBE John Rayne — John Reeves — Stephen Rear MBE — Ario Santini — John Scott — Derrick Seel — Dame Margaret Seward CBE — David Watson-James — Brian Westbury

The following contributed to the establishment of CGDP(UK).

Peter Lowndes MBE (Chair) Malcolm Pendlebury (Secretary) Harry Bailey Richard Hayward Mike Horrocks Ogilvie Nichol Raj K Raja Rayan OBE Julian Scott Ario Santini

We are indebted to all who contributed to this rich history, together with others who lent their support to each of these historic initiatives, and welcome information to enrich the picture. An authoritative history of the development of general dental practitioner interests in the Royal College of Surgeons is contained in Shelagh Farrell’s article, The history of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), Faculty Dental Journal 2(2), April 2011.

Deans of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK)

The following Deans of the Faculty laid the foundations for a new College over its 27 year history within the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Stephen Bryan Rear MBEPeter Renshaw Lowndes MBEMalcolm PendleburyRaj Kumar Raja Rayan OBEMichael John Mulcahy(Joseph) Richard Tudor HaywardRasikkumar (Russ) LadwaTrevor William Ferguson Michael Anthony HortonIan James Mills