To advance and promote the ethics, art, science and practice of dentistry
- Provide an effective structure and efficient working mechanisms for the collection, analysis and presentation of up-to-date, scientifically sound information relevant to oral health and oral health care.
- Develop and foster partnerships with other health and oral health care organizations.
- Further enhance the educational opportunities and values of the Annual World Dental Congress.
- Provide, support and encourage continuing education programmes for the dental team.
- Develop, interchange and disseminate quality information related to all aspects of oral health and oral health care.
- Provide a comprehensive information and communication system for making relevant information available to Members, the media and governments.
- Ensure that all information, provided by the organization, is of highest possible standard.