Recent events

Powered by our CPD delivery partner ProDental CPD, our live, topical webinars are currently free to view for all dental professionals. CGDent members and ProDental subscribers have access to the recordings, and can claim CPD hours, free of charge whilst a £20 fee applies for non-members/non-subscribers – scroll down to view.

Members of the College also have free, on-demand access to ProDental’s rich library of over 1000 hours of free CPD and a linked e-PDP – view the full CPD library

Our recent online and in-person study days around the UK are also listed below.

Dental care for patients with diabetes

Dental care for patients with diabetes

CGDent recorded webinar, Thursday 26 January 2023. We explore the importance of non-communicable diseases in an ageing population and focus on Type 2 diabetes.
Introduction to orthodontics: principles of treatment planning

Introduction to orthodontics: principles of treatment planning

CGDent recorded webinar, Tuesday 24 January 2023. Explore the principles of orthodontic planning and gain an insight into orthodontic appliances.
The use of clinical hypnotherapy in dentistry

The use of clinical hypnotherapy in dentistry

In this webinar for the whole dental team hosted by the College’s North East and North West Thames Group, Dr Munir Ravalia BDS, MFDS (RCS Eng.), Dip. Cons. Sed., DCHyp, explored the use of clinical hypnotherapy in dentistry.
Fellows’ Winter Reception

Fellows’ Winter Reception

The inaugural College of General Dentistry Fellows’ Winter Reception took place on Wednesday 18 January 2023 at Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester M15 6ER
1992 Circle, inaugural gathering

1992 Circle, inaugural gathering

All those who are retired from practice and were a Fellow of the FGDP, or are or were a Fellow of CGDent, were eligible to attend the inaugural gathering of the 1992 Circle
Introduction to orthodontics: Assessment, diagnosis and case selection

Introduction to orthodontics: Assessment, diagnosis and case selection

CGDent recorded webinar, Tuesday 17 January 2023. Learn why and how to undertake an orthodontic assessment prior to treatment.
Creating a positive patient safety culture in dentistry

Creating a positive patient safety culture in dentistry

CGDent recorded webinar, Tuesday 10 January 2023, with Jason Wong MBE FCGDent and a panel of speakers involved with Project Sphere.
Record-keeping in the real world of general dental practice

Record-keeping in the real world of general dental practice

CGDent recorded webinar, Monday 12 December 2022. Dr Abhi Pal examines the importance of comprehensive and accurate record-keeping for the delivery of quality patient care.
Meta-analyses and their appraisal

Meta-analyses and their appraisal

CGDent recorded webinar, Wednesday 7 December 2022. The third in our Research and Critical Appraisal of Evidence series, this webinar outlines the key elements of meta-analyses and how to appraise them.
CGDent Scotland Study Day

CGDent Scotland Study Day

Friday 2 December 2022, Glasgow. Justin Durham and Finlay Sutton presented lectures on TMD and Prosthodontics. The Caldwell Memorial Lecture was presented by Prof Jeremy Bagg and colleagues.
Leadership in infection prevention and control

Leadership in infection prevention and control

CGDent recorded webinar, Thursday 17 November 2022. Fiona Ellwood BEM FFGDP(UK)(Hon) examines the leadership skills required in order to effectively manage infection prevention and control in your practice.
Preventing wrong tooth extraction

Preventing wrong tooth extraction

CGDent recorded webinar, Tuesday 15 November 2022. Dr Mick Horton examines how to mitigate wrong tooth extraction in primary care oral surgery.
Statistics in the real world

Statistics in the real world

CGDent recorded webinar, Wednesday 2 November 2022. The second in our Research and Critical Appraisal of Evidence series, this webinar provides an overview of key statistical terms and their real-world interpretation.
Domestic abuse in dentistry – speak out

Domestic abuse in dentistry – speak out

CGDent recorded webinar, Tuesday 1 November 2022. This webinar will help you understand the signs of domestic abuse and how to act to safeguard the safety of your patients and colleagues.
CGDent Northern Ireland conference

CGDent Northern Ireland conference

Friday 14 October & Saturday 15 October 2022 (optional), Belfast. Dr Walter Devoto presented a masterclass on aesthetic and restorative dentistry.
Looking after your data

Looking after your data

Recorded webinar, Tuesday 11 October. We demystify issues around the storage, use and sharing of data in your practice.
Dentistry Show London

Dentistry Show London

The College was the headline education partner for the Clinical Excellence Theatre at Dentistry Show London 2022, hosting nine seminars in three CPD theatres over the two-day conference.
Making dental extractions predictable

Making dental extractions predictable

Recorded webinar, Thursday 6 October 2022 We examine the importance of the patient assessment prior to an oral surgery procedure in order to minimise the risk of complications.
LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion in dentistry

LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion in dentistry

Recorded webinar, Tuesday 4 October 2022. The speakers identify and explore barriers faced by LGBTQ+ people in accessing dentistry and discuss how to further develop inclusive practice.
Developments in minimum intervention dentistry

Developments in minimum intervention dentistry

In-person panel discussion, Tuesday 4 October, 6.30pm, London, including CGDent President Dr Abhi Pal, exploring MI oral healthcare, NHS dental contract reform and career pathways for the oral healthcare team
How to read a paper properly

How to read a paper properly

Recorded webinar, Wednesday 28 September 2022. The first in our Research and Critical Appraisal of Evidence series, this webinar will introduce you to how to critically appraise a research paper.
Duty of candour: the legal and regulatory risk

Duty of candour: the legal and regulatory risk

Recorded webinar, Thursday 21 July 2022. Watch this webinar to understand the duty of candour as it applies to dentistry.
Social inequalities: the impact on dental study applications

Social inequalities: the impact on dental study applications

Recorded webinar, Monday 4 July 2022. We examine the issues surrounding social inequalities and their impact on students applying to study dentistry.
Dental Society of Wales 30th Annual Study Day and Conference

Dental Society of Wales 30th Annual Study Day and Conference

Saturday 2 July 2022, Cardiff. Featured talks from a host of experts on the theme of ‘More than Teeth’ and CGDent members were invited to attend at a special rate.
Contemporary management of toothwear

Contemporary management of toothwear

CGDent Midlands study day, Friday 1 July 2022, Birmingham. Prof Julian Satterthwaite provided up-to-date insights into the management of toothwear.
Treatment planning for carious primary and permanent molars

Treatment planning for carious primary and permanent molars

Recorded webinar. Tuesday 28 June 2022. The experts discuss the latest evidence-based guidance for managing carious primary and permanent molars.
Fellows’ Summer Reception

Fellows’ Summer Reception

Wednesday 15 June 2022, 6-9pm, London. Fellows and Associate Fellows were invited to the inaugural CGDent Fellows’ Summer Reception at the Barber-Surgeons’ Hall
Dementia-friendly dentistry

Dementia-friendly dentistry

Recorded webinar. Thursday 19 May 2022. Experts explore guidance around dementia-friendly dentistry.
British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show, Birmingham

British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show, Birmingham

British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show, 13-14 May 2022, NEC Birmingham. CGDent welcomed visitors to its exhibition stand and sessions in the Core CPD Theatre.
NHS Infection prevention and control conference 2022

NHS Infection prevention and control conference 2022

Infection Prevention and Control – Learning from Covid-19 & AMR. CGDent members received a fully funded place at the IPC2022 conference in Birmingham.
Managing traumatic dental injuries

Managing traumatic dental injuries

Recorded webinar. Thursday 24 March 2022. Experts in this field explore the latest guidance on managing traumatic dental injuries.
Annual Members’ meeting (online)

Annual Members’ meeting (online)

Friday 11 March 2022. The College’s first Annual Members’ Meeting, where we set out our progress following the launch of the College and our plans for the future.
Sustainability in dentistry and healthcare

Sustainability in dentistry and healthcare

Recorded webinar. Monday 28 February 2022. How can we reduce waste within dental practice and support sustainability, and what are the challenges?
How to shine inside & outside of dentistry

How to shine inside & outside of dentistry

Wednesday 23 February 2022, 7pm. Dr James Martin shared his journey in dentistry and how he evolved his career.
Safe use of x-ray equipment

Safe use of x-ray equipment

Recorded webinar. Thursday 17 February 2022. Andrew Gulson examines key areas of the second edition of the Guidance Notes for Dental Practitioners of the Safe use of X-Ray Equipment, with updates on current regulations.
Vaccination: your questions answered

Vaccination: your questions answered

Recorded webinar. Thursday 27 January 2022, 7pm. We discuss COVID-19 vaccination hesitancy amongst healthcare workers, examine the impact on dentistry and answer your questions.
Developing a dental photography workflow with your practice team

Developing a dental photography workflow with your practice team

Wednesday 26 January 2022. We explored how the dental team can work together to produce effective dental photography.
Practice ownership: an introduction

Practice ownership: an introduction

Recorded webinar. Thursday 20 January 2022. Learn what owning a practice entails including the preparations needed, the benefits and the common pitfalls.
Leadership in dentistry

Leadership in dentistry

Recorded webinar. Tuesday 11 January 2022. Chair, Mick Horton, and the panel, explore some of the myths about leadership and understand the importance of leadership in dentistry.
Professionalism in dentistry

Professionalism in dentistry

Recorded webinar. Monday 6 December 2021. The panel examine the issue of professionalism in relation to dental colleagues and how it impacts on medico-legal challenges.
Scotland Study Day 2021

Scotland Study Day 2021

Friday 3 December 2021, Glasgow, CGDent Scotland in-person and virtual study day. Iain Chapple and Carol Tait shared latest research and developments on treatments for perio and endodontics.
Antimicrobial prescribing in dentistry

Antimicrobial prescribing in dentistry

Recorded webinar. Thursday 25 November 2021. Wendy Thompson shines the spotlight on global efforts to tackle antimicrobial resistance locally.
Northern Study Day: No more nails – The ultimate guide to complete dentures

Northern Study Day: No more nails – The ultimate guide to complete dentures

Friday 19 November 2021, Gateshead, CGDent Northern in-person study day. Dr James Field examined all things prosthodontic
Women in dentistry

Women in dentistry

Recorded webinar. Monday 1 November 2021. A discussion on gender balance within the UK dental professions, inequalities in leadership roles and specialties, and how to make positive change
Urgent dental care and COVID-19

Urgent dental care and COVID-19

Recorded webinar. Tuesday 5 October 2021. An honest look at urgent dental care during the COVID-19 pandemic and consideration of new models for UDC.
How to get the best from your career in dentistry

How to get the best from your career in dentistry

Recorded webinar. Thursday 23 September 2021. Career options for dental professionals and how the College’s Career Pathways can support the career of dental professionals.
Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics: Complications

Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics: Complications

Recorded webinar. Monday 20 September 2021. Last in the series exploring facial aesthetics, this webinar looks at complications that may arise.
Dental Teams ARE Healthcare Teams: Redeployment During COVID-19

Dental Teams ARE Healthcare Teams: Redeployment During COVID-19

Recorded webinar. Monday 6 September 2021. Reviewing real life stories, the panel discuss being redeployed during the the pandemic and what was learnt.
Facial Aesthetics: Clinical Cases and Applied Anatomy

Facial Aesthetics: Clinical Cases and Applied Anatomy

Recorded webinar. Thursday 22 July 2021. The second in our facial aesthetics series, this webinar uses clinical case studies to demonstrate the importance of the assessment phase, facial anatomy and treatment planning.
Mental Health Wellness Framework

Mental Health Wellness Framework

Recorded webinar. Monday 5 July 2021. The panel discuss the new Mental Health Wellness in Dentistry initiative and identifying mental health wellness issues in the dental workplace.
Introduction to Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics

Introduction to Non-Surgical Facial Aesthetics

Recorded webinar. Tuesday 29 June 2021. The first in our facial aesthetics series, this webinar looks at how to enter this industry in a structured and safe way.
College of General Dentistry webinar

College of General Dentistry webinar

Recorded webinar. Thursday 27 May 2021. The panel discuss the purposes and benefits of the new College of General Dentistry and how the College can address the challenges facing dentistry today.
Returning to Dentistry after COVID-19: Implementing Safe Practice

Returning to Dentistry after COVID-19: Implementing Safe Practice

Webinar. Sunday 9 August 2020. Answering key questions for those outside the UK about the safe return to practice during the COVID-19 pandemic
The risk-based approach to COVID-19: FGDP(UK)-CGDent-ProDental CPD webinar

The risk-based approach to COVID-19: FGDP(UK)-CGDent-ProDental CPD webinar

Webinar. Tuesday 7 July 2020. An examination of the risk-based approach to safe practice in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 guidance: FGDP(UK)-CGDent webinar on the safe management of general dental practice

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

Webinar. Wednesday 3 June 2020. Discussing the CGDent-FGDP guidance on the safe management of general dental practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

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