General Dental Council

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Coat of arms (crest) of General Dental Council

Official blazon

Official blazon

Arms : Per fess indented gules and argent, a lion rampant counter­changed holding between the paws a great pearl proper.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A Blackheaded Plover (Pluvianus aegyptius), wings expanded and inverted, proper.
Supporters: On the dexter side a representation of Hygeia argent holding in the exterior hand a great pearl, the arm entwined by a serpent also argent, and on the sinister side a representation of Aesculapius argent, holding in the exterior hand a like pearl, the rod argent, resting against the sinister shoulder.
Motto: Esse quam videri.


The arms were officially granted on June 12, 1957.

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