Training and Education

Abhi Pal to be first elected president of CGDent and final FGDP dean

Abhi Pal has been elected as the next dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) and will become the first elected president of the College of General Dentistry (CGDent).

Supporting FD+1 after a strange first year in dentistry

Cathie Brady looks at how the pandemic has affected foundation dentist training.

FGDP marks 15 years of raising standards in implant dentistry

The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of 'Training Standards in Implant Dentistry', its publication which defines the training that should be undertaken...

Dental Protection and College of General Dentistry announce partnership

Dental Protection and the College of General Dentistry have announced the establishment of a partnership which includes a discount on Dental Protection subscription fees for members of the college.

Statement from Resuscitation Council UK in response to the CQC and GDC statement on life support training

The Resuscitation Council UK has responded to the CQC and GDC statement regarding life support training for dental professionals during the pandemic.

College of General Dentistry announces membership scheme

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has published details of its new membership scheme, enabling all members of the dental team to become part of the UK’s first independent college for primary...

Four of the world’s premier dental schools form alliance

King’s College London’s Faculty of Dentistry, Oral and Craniofacial Sciences, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry, the National University of Singapore Faculty of...

FGDP(UK) and PHE publish revised guidance on radiation protection

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP[UK]) and Public Health England (PHE) have published revised guidance on radiation protection in dental practice.

DDU launches free Situation Judgement Test e-learning course for student members

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has launched its online DF1Success course to support its student dental members taking the Situation Judgement Test (SJT) this November.

Let’s Talk Digital with Dentsply Sirona

As dentistry goes through the pandemic, many dental professionals find themselves wondering what the future is going to look like, and crucially what they should be doing to adapt.

Masterclass events back on track

EMS and the Swiss Dental Academy (SDA) have announced that their Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) events are back on track, with new protocols to ensure everyone’s safety.

Innovative dental collaboration in the interests of child patients in Yorkshire and the Humber

The selection process takes place in Leeds this month for 12 dentists who will be allocated places on a new paediatric dentistry training programme in Yorkshire and the Humber.