Nominations Sought for Election to Dental Council

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24 Mar 2021

The Faculty of Dental Surgery is seeking nominations for a number of vacancies arising on Dental Council from October 2021.

Members of Dental Council

The Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) is seeking nominations for two vacancies arising on Dental Council from October 2021. Nominees must be Dental Fellows of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, in good standing with the College and their regulator. 

FDS delivers high quality assessment, education and CPD that adds value to the professional development and engagement of dental professionals worldwide. By promoting excellence in clinical engagement and dental training, the Faculty supports and develops the whole dental team in reaching its full potential. Joining the Dental Council of the Faculty of Dental Surgery is an excellent opportunity to influence and help shape the Faculty’s strategic direction.

Members of Dental Council will serve for an initial five-year term and the time commitment is estimated to be around 15 days per annum. Council meetings are held four times per year. The Dental Council consists of the Faculty’s Office Bearers (Dean, Vice-Dean, Secretary and Convener of Dental Examinations) as well as ten elected Fellows, one elected Member and a Trainees’ Representative.

The deadline for nominations is 09:00 on Wednesday 12 May 2021. For further information and nomination requirements, please see the application pack provided below or contact

Ballot papers for this election will be issued by email in May 2021 and the election conducted in accordance with Law 79 of the College Laws.

Trainee Representative on Dental Council 

Nominations for this role will open later this year.



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