Professional development


Members of the College enjoy access to 1000 hours of quality CPD, a linked e-PDP and free access to the CGDent CPD webinar programme, powered by ProDental CPD.

Our CPD programme will develop to support our Career Pathways for each and every member of the dental team.

Featuring expert speakers, our regular live webinars examine a range of important and topical issues affecting dental professionals today. Find out which webinars are coming soon and access recent webinar recordings.

Join now to enjoy the benefit of a rich resource of online professional development.

We are pleased to work with Colgate, supporting the College’s Career Pathways. Colgate have produced the free “Whole Mouth Health” resource: Evidence-based, interactive, highly visual, fully narrated, educational modules for students and qualified DCPs and dentists, developed with CGDent Trustee, Prof Liz Kay.

In your area

The College’s Affiliated Groups are running events through the year, with special rates for Members & Fellows of the College. Check our events programme for more information.


CPD submission reminder

Dentist members practising in the UK are reminded that 28 January 2023 is the deadline to submit your annual CPD statement detailing professional development activity between 1 January and 31 December 2022.

College to develop register of dental experts and assessors

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.

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

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.