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Article: Volume 42 Number 6 Page 574 - July/August 2015

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  Dent Update 2015; 42: 574-579

Dental Regulation:  The Implications of the New GDC Standards for Dental Professionals

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Abstract: This article is about the publication by the General Dental Council in 2013 of the Standards expected of those members of the dental team who are registered with the Council, on each of their Registers, and discusses the implications of the new Standards for dental professionals.

Clinical relevance: It is important that all dental Registrants are familiar with the current Standards publications.

Author notes: Aubrey Craig, BDS, FDS RCPS, MPhil MBA, Head of Dental Division, Dental Advisory Services, The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland, UK.

Objective: To provide dental professionals with an update on the implications for them as Registrants of the Standards for the Dental Team, published by the GDC in September 2013.

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