• A better, fairer system of dental regulation

    The General Dental Council regulates dental professionals in the UK, maintaining standards for the benefit of patients.

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About the General Dental Council

We are an independent organisation which regulates dentists and dental care professionals in the UK. We set dental standards, hold a register of qualified dental professionals, quality assure education and investigate concerns about treatment or conduct.

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Brexit - information for dental professionals

The UK has now left the European Union. We have entered into a transition period, which will likely be until 31 December 2020.

During the transition period, it is likely there will be no change to the way that EU/Swiss applicants apply for registration.

Read more about what Brexit means for you