The official ceremony to transfer the FDI’s Annual World Dental Congress from the Dental Association of Thailand (organizer of the 2015 event) to the Polish Dental Society (responsible for the 2016 event) took place during the FDI General Assembly on 24 September in Bangkok.
The final tally for the FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) comes out at 19,437 participants and 1,836 accepted abstracts. The exhibition space at the World Dental Show covered 4,405 square metres, with 220 exhibitors.
Prof. Marie Therese Flores Barrett from Valparaíso University dental faculty will be giving two lectures at the World Dental Congress in Madrid, one on ‘Special care for children with dental injuries’, the other on ‘Root fractures in the permanent dentition: diagnosis, treatment and long term follow-up’. Here she provides some background to her courses and what makes the Madrid event special.