Restoring your name to the register
How do I apply for restoration?
Dentists or DCPs wishing to apply for restoration can access the online application process via eGDC, by selecting the option 'Log in to eGDC' or 'New to eGDC'. Following completion of the online application process you will be issued with a personalised application form to download, print, sign and submit along with your supporting documents.
Alternatively, dentists are able to download and complete an application to be restored to the Register.
How much does restoration cost?
Do I need to send any evidence of continuing professional development (CPD)?
restore to the register, you must submit a completed CPD
record, along with any necessary documentary evidence and complete the CPD
declaration in the application form.
The record must contain details of all CPD undertaken in the shorter of the following periods:
• Period between the start of your current 5-year CPD cycle and date of your restoration application; or
• the five years preceding the date of your restoration application; or
• period between the date of first registration and the date of your restoration application.
total number of hours will depend on when you apply for restoration. Your CPD
hours will be based on a pro-rata calculation of your 5-year CPD cycle.
Details are included in your application form and you can also refer to this Enhanced CPD guidance for professionals for more information.
Do I need to provide a Certificate of Current Professional Status (CCPS) ?
Do I need to demonstrate evidence of knowledge of the English Language?
How long will restoration take?
We will endeavour to assess your application within 15 working days from the date we receive it, however this timeframe can increase during peak processing times (including throughout the COVID-19 pandemic). Please note that delays can also occur if the form is not completed correctly, necessary supporting evidence has not been supplied, and/or if there are any concerns raised within your application which will require us to assess it further before we can register you.