Standards for the dental team

Sets out the standards of conduct, performance and ethics that govern you as a dental professional.

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GDC guidance for dental professionals

Guidance to help dental professionals in their role, including duty of candour and medical emergencies.

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Promoting professionalism

Professionalism: a mixed-methods research study was commissioned by the GDC to provide a comprehensive study of professionalism in healthcare and dentistry.

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Principles for complaint handling

A set of universal principles for handling complaints from patients about dental professionals.

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Scope of Practice

​The Scope of Practice sets out the skills and abilities each registrant group should have.

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Direct access

Information explaining which members of the dental team can see patients under direct access and what they can do.

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