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ERO meets in Geneva for its annual spring Plenary Session

28 April 2017
FDI Member

The FDI European Regional Organization (ERO) held its annual Spring Plenary Session on 21-22 April in Geneva, Switzerland. The two-day meeting was hosted by the Swiss Dental Association and was preceded by business meetings of the ERO Board and ERO Working Groups.

Ira Lamster WDC interview

Link between oral disease and metabolic syndrome and obesity

18 April 2017
Congress

Professor Ira Lamster shows evidence of link between oral disease and metabolic syndrome and obesity.

AO Annual Meeting 2017

Academy of Osseointegration provides international forum for dental implant experts

05 April 2017
FDI Member

This year’s theme ‘Good to Great: Making Excellence a Clinical Reality’ and programme deliver in-depth analysis of today’s implant dentistry.

Australian oral health study 2017-2018

Australia investigates oral health of population in national study

05 April 2017
Research

Study evaluates level of oral disease among adults, and the effectiveness, sustainability and equity of dental services across Australia.

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Poor oral health is a major contributor to malnutrition in older adults

05 April 2017
Nutrition

Study suggests that poor oral health and malnutrition can land older adults in the emergency department.

WOHD17 events map

Time to wrap up another successful World Oral Health Day campaign

03 April 2017
World Oral Health Day

It was an intense week of celebrations across the globe as oral health enthusiasts mobilized to organize activities for WOHD.

IAEA’s Consultancy Meeting on Radiation Protection in Dental Radiology

FDI participates in IAEA’s Consultancy Meeting on Radiation Protection in Dental Radiology

27 March 2017
Radiology

Increasing use of CBCT by dentists and associated risks call for improved education on the safe use of X-rays in dental practice.

Are people choosing to Live Mouth Smart? infographic

Truth or Myth? Global Survey for World Oral Health Day Exposes the Truth About our Oral Health Habits

20 March 2017
World Oral Health Day

On the occasion of World Oral Health Day, we are revealing the results from a global survey carried out to determine people’s oral health beliefs and habits. The results exposed a significant gap between what people believe to be good oral health practices, versus what they actually do.

Dr Mariano Sanz portrait

Regenerative therapies are a field where much progress has been made

15 March 2017
Congress

Dr Mariano Sanz, Professor and Chairman of Periodontology at the University Complutense, Madrid, talks about regenerative therapies in the treatment of periodontitis and long-term perspectives for antimicrobial strategies in the prevention of oral diseases.

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3M becomes newest member of FDI’s Vision 2020 partnership

09 March 2017
Vision 2020

3M is the latest partner to join the Vision 2020 family, an FDI initiative to raise the political profile of oral health among governments and other decision makers at both a national and international level.