Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS)
The FDS is a professional body committed to enabling dental surgeons to achieve and maintain excellence in practice and patient care.
Founded in 1947, the Faculty is comprised of a board and over 5,500 fellows and members who we collaborate with to reflect and represent the profession.
FDS launches Children’s Oral Health Advice e-learning programme - read more
FDS guidance and resources on COVID-19
We're regularly issuing guidance and resources to dental surgeons working through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Latest from the Faculty
A guide to the consent process
1 April 2020. Practical advice on how to meet the legal and regulatory requirements around the consent process and how to protect a patient’s rights to make decisions about their treatment.
Develop your leadership skills
4 Jun 2020. An insight into standards and recommendations that can inform training, development and assessment of clinical leaders and leadership.
How to get ahead in conducting clinical audits
6 May 2020. Insights and tips on how to get started on clinical audits, make the most of your involvement and maximise the impact of audits both from a personal and professional point of view.