Case presentation winner 2014

By FGDPscotland / 14 October 2014 / Comments Off on Case presentation winner 2014

VT winner announced FGDP(UK) Scotland is proud to be associated with the VDP programme. We’re delighted to be able to reward young dentists for their commitment and hard work. Part of the rite of passage for all west of Scotland VDPs is the case study presentation. Every year they produce a range of impressive cases, presented…

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Fellowship places available in Scotland

By FGDPscotland / 2 October 2013 / Comments Off on Fellowship places available in Scotland

The Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FFGDP) is the highest award offered by the Faculty. The new Fellowship by assessment was launched in 2012, aims at opening up the qualification to practitioners with experience in a number of backgrounds. Our first candidates will soon gain their Fellowship. If you are interested in joining…

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Mock OSCE and SCR day in Glasgow

By FGDPscotland / 25 April 2013 / Comments Off on Mock OSCE and SCR day in Glasgow

  The east and west MJDF study groups came together on Saturday 20 April to hold our annual mock OSCE and SCR exam day in Glasgow. In the morning twenty four exam stations, a host of stern-faced examiners and some raw chicken fillets confronted the candidates. Later they tackled three case studies with ten minutes per…

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Modified reciprocation > Feature article

By FGDPscotland / 5 April 2013 / Comments Off on Modified reciprocation > Feature article

Modified Reciprocation – Evolution of Revolution by William McLean One of the key goals of root canal treatment is the disinfection of the root canal system, this is achieved via chemomechanical means.1 This later term was coined to describe the process of mechanically preparing the root canal system to allow the introduction of irrigants enabling…

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Last places for MJDF tuition 2013-14

By FGDPscotland / 13 March 2013 / Comments Off on Last places for MJDF tuition 2013-14

Are you planning to take the MJDF part 1 exam in October 2013 and part 2 in May 2014? We now have just three and two places respectively in Glasgow and Edinburgh. In Glasgow our induction evening is on Friday 14 June. MJDF study groups in the east and west of Scotland are renowned for…

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Gordon Christensen in Glasgow

By FGDPscotland / 13 March 2013 / Comments Off on Gordon Christensen in Glasgow

FGDP(UK) Scotland is delighted to announce that Gordon Christensen will be our keynote speaker at Study Day 2013 on 22 November. Booking is now open online. Gordon Christensen is without doubt one of the world’s leading independent dental experts. He and his team will travel to Glasgow in November 2013 to present The Christensen Bottom Line…

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By FGDPscotland / 7 March 2013 / Comments Off on Join FGDP(UK)

When you join FGDP(UK) you become part of a community of dentists, hygienists and team members. More than 4,000 UK-based dental professionals are part of our organisation. They are committed to achieving the highest standards in patient care through our Career Pathway, postgraduate courses and e-learning. Membership gives you reduced rate fees at our national…

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Dental Awards – the debate

By FGDPscotland / 19 February 2013 / Comments Off on Dental Awards – the debate

In 2012 FGDP(UK) Scotland joined the growing debate into the proliferation of dental awards and the effect they are having on the world of dentistry.  In March we will publish the results of a survey and report into the dental awards culture. In the meantime here are a few interesting facts and figures which highlight…

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Have the freebie magazines gone too far?

By FGDPscotland / 5 December 2012 / Comments Off on Have the freebie magazines gone too far?

The editorial from October 2012′s edition of CPD Scotland follows below. We would like as many people as possible to join the debate, so please read and share your own thought through the comments button below and pass it on, share on Facebook, etc.  Anonymous posting will not be accepted though as this could lead…

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