- 01 November, 2010
The GDC is currently reviewing the Standards for Dental Professionals. As part of this review, it commissioned exploratory research among patients and members of the public in the UK.
The research explored patient and public attitudes to:
- what measures the GDC should take to update the current Standards for Dental Professionals
- what constitutes the ethical advertising of dental services
- in what circumstances is dentists’ use of the courtesy title doctor (Dr) appropriate.
Further research outputs
Scope of Practice review
Our overall aim for the Scope of Practice review is to provide as much flexibility to dental professionals as possible, ...
Dental professional awareness of the Standards for the Dental Team
The GDC’s ‘Standards for the Dental Team’ was published on 30 September 2013, replacing the previous standards document ‘Standards for ...
Benefits and Risks of Direct Access to Treatment by Dental Care Professionals: A Rapid Evidence Review
The GDC commissioned a literature review as part of a wider body of research on a proposed policy change: the ...
Patient and Public Attitudes to Standards for Dental Professionals, Ethical Guidance and Use of the Term Doctor
The GDC is currently reviewing the Standards for Dental Professionals. As part of this review, it commissioned exploratory research among ...