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  • European dentists concerned about the e-Evidence Regulation

    September 2021

    At their meeting of 17 September 2021, the Board of Directors of the Council of the European Dentists (CED) examined the developments related to the European Commission’s  Proposal for a Regulation on European Production and Preservation Orders for electronic evidence in criminal matters COM(2018) 225 (e-Evidence Regulation). They concluded that the draft of the Regulation as it stands violates patient privacy and presents a serious threat to the ability of dentists to abide by the principles of professional ethics and medical confidentiality which form the core of the patient-dentist relationship.      For further information, please see our

  • One year of CED work on COVID-19

    July 2021

    The Council of European Dentists (CED) published its “One year of CED work on COVID-19”, a synopsis of the COVID-19 consequences on dentistry and dentists in Europe. The evidence-based document summarises the results of 20 surveys exploring the impact that the pandemic had on dental practices, the challenges faced by the profession and concludes with the main findings and lessons learned for the future. For further information, please see our press release


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CED Code of ethics

In the CED Code of Ethics, CED members have agreed to a set of guiding principles for professional conduct and ethics throughout Europe. Also includes a code of ethics for electronic commerce.

EU Manual of dental practice

The EU Manual of Dental Practice, commissioned by the CED, first published in 1997 and updated in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2014 and 2015, aims to provide comprehensive and detailed information for dentists who are considering working in another country...

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Annual reports

CED annual reports summarise CED activities carried out during the year and look to the future. Read more

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