Standards & guidance
We set the authoritative standards and guidance for general dental practice, promoting high-quality practice and patient care
Supporting excellence throughout the profession, our evidence-based standards and guidance are a respected resource for the whole dental team, inherited from FGDP.
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In our Talking Standards webinar series, free to view live, the experts discuss key areas from our guidance and answer your questions. Scroll down to see what’s coming soon or visit our events page.
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An introduction to research for primary dental care clinicians
Antimicrobial prescribing in dentistry
Clinical examination and record-keeping
Guidance notes for dental practitioners on the safe use of X-ray equipment
Implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice
Mentoring in implant dentistry
Selection criteria for dental radiography
Standards in dentistry
Training standards in implant dentistry
The latest edition of the Primary Dental Journal, the Aesthetic dentistry part 2 issue (vol.12, no.3), is now live online. As with part 1 (vol.12, no.2), this issue is guest edited by two renowned experts in the field, Subir Banerji (Programme Director MSc Aesthetic dentistry, King’s College London) and Shamir Mehta (Professor of Aesthetic dentistry and Programme Lead, MSc Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry at CoMD/Ulster University). In this part 2 issue,…
The latest edition of the Primary Dental Journal, the Aesthetic dentistry part 1 issue (vol.12, no.2), is now live online. This issue is guest edited by two renowned experts in the field, Subir Banerji (Programme Director MSc Aesthetic dentistry, King’s College…
The latest edition of the Primary Dental Journal, The general issue (vol.12, no.1), is now live online. The general issue brings together a wide range of topics, hand-picked by Editor-in-Chief, Professor Igor Blum, including a spectrum of contemporary approaches, clinical techniques…
Wednesday 5 July 2023, Manchester Remimazolam training for sedationists and dental teams: one day hands-on CPD course, delivered by UK Sedation Science and Industry Museum, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4FP Course leads: Dr Roy Bennett FCGDent, accredited mentor in IV sedation &…
CGDent recorded webinar, Thursday 18 May 2023, 7pm In this CGDent webinar, experts in sedation in dentistry, Dr Roy Bennett and Dr Rob Endicott, will discuss the new ultra short acting benzodiazepine sedative, Remimazolam, which was approved for use in the…