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  • Education and CPD

    We set the standards for dental education and training, and carry out quality assurance to ensure providers meet these standards. We also set the CPD requirements for dental professionals across the UK.

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Quality assurance

We set the standards for dental education and we run inspections to check that programmes fulfil our primary purpose, to protect patients.

Find out about our quality assurance process.

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Record and submit CPD

You need to submit a CPD statement every year when you renew your registration. You must also keep a CPD record and maintain a personal development plan 

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Starting your career

As a member of the dental team, you will make a real difference to the lives of your patients.​ Patients will expect you to be well trained and have high professional standards.