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The Faculty of Dental Trainers

Why join FDT

Those who join the FDT will be able to demonstrate their commitment to, and participation in, dental training and education.

Our Faculty offers a broad membership structure for dental trainers at different career stages and in different areas of practice.

The FDT is the first faculty of its kind in the UK that is open to anyone - in the UK and internationally, regardless of Royal College affiliation - who can provide evidence of the appropriate involvement in dental training.

Members and Fellows will be entitled to use the post-nominals (either MDTFEd or FDTFEd) and will also have access to training-related resources and networking opportunities.

Full membership benefits include:

  • Full Faculty Members the use of the postnominals MFPCEd upon being conferred at one of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s prestigious diploma ceremonies
  • Certificate of RCSEd Faculty of Dental Trainers affiliation for your portfolio
  • Discounted fees on relevant courses and events
  • Access to networking events with dentists and professionals in your field
  • Professional support
  • Access to Acland Anatomy - a versatile online educational, anatomy resource
  • Quarterly copies of the College's award winning publication Surgeons' News to which you can contribute
  • Regular e-communications
  • Personal library services using our well-resourced medical and surgical library, with the latest in texts, journals and electronic resources
  • Online discounts for medical publishers including Oxford University Press, Wiley-Blackwell, Quintessence Publishing and Elsevier
  • Discounted accommodation at the College's Ten Hill Place Hotel
  • Discounted rates on meetings, events and celebrations at the College's venues, as well as discounted rates on food and beverage in all College restaurants and cafes

For further queries about the Faculty please contact fdt@rcsed.ac.uk