General Dental Council

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General Dental Council (GDC)

a body charged with protecting the public by regulating dental professionals in the United Kingdom. It aims to protect patients and promote confidence in dental professionals. It registers qualified professionals, sets standards of dental practice and conduct, assures the quality of dental education and helps patients with complaints about a dental professional. There is a supervisory jurisdiction given to the COUNCIL FOR THE REGULATION OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
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