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.
Digital copies are available below, together with the College’s own guidance. To view, please log in or register an account on our website.
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
7 July 2020, webinar This webinar, held in conjunction with ProDental CPD and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), looked at safe working in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic. Panellists: Jason Wong, Deputy Chief Dental Officer for England Eimear O’Connell FFGDP(UK), President, Association of Dental Implantology David Cottam MFGDP(UK), Chair, BDA General Dental Practice Committee Susan Nelson MFGDP(UK), Vice Dean, Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) Reena Wadia MFGDP(UK), Board member, Faculty…
The College and FGDP(UK) have published a synopsis of their guidance on the implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice. The new synopsis highlights key recommendations at each step of the patient journey, and is designed to…
Wednesday 3 June 2020, webinar Earlier this week, the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) and College of General Dentistry published Implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice – a practical guide. In this webinar, questions about the guidance were…
The FGDP(UK) and newly formed College of General Dentistry have convened an expert task force to review the evidence base for dental practice during the COVID-19 outbreak and have today launched the official summary report of the guidelines ‘COVID-19: guidelines…
National dental organisations have joined forces to agree guidance for UK general dental practices on returning to work as the coronavirus pandemic eases. The COVID-19 Future Planning Task Group, convened by the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK and College of General Dentistry,…