FDI World Dental Congress

The World Dental Congress (WDC) is a flagship event for FDI, strengthening ties and fostering collaboration within the global oral health community.

To advance the science and practice of dentistry, the WDC delivers:

  • a cutting-edge scientific programme
  • interactive forums covering the most relevant topics in dentistry
  • a dental exhibition attended by the most prominent figures in the dental industry

The FDI World Dental Congress, held in a different host country every year, offers a unique opportunity to meet with leaders of the oral health profession from around the globe.

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Sydney Harbour

2023 World Dental Congress

WDC23 Official trailer

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Past congresses

Year

Location

2021

Sydney, Australia

2019

San Francisco, USA

2018

Buenos Aires, Argentina

2017

Madrid, Spain

2016

Poznań, Poland

2015

Bangkok, Thailand

2014

New Delhi, India

2013

Istanbul, Turkey

2012

Hong Kong SAR

2011

Mexico City, Mexico

2010

Salvador, Brazil

2009

Singapore

2008

Stockholm, Sweden

2007

Dubai, Unite Arab Emirates

2006

Shenzhen, China

2005

Montreal, Canada

2004

New Delhi, India

2003

Sydney, Australia

2002

Vienna, Austria

2001

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2000

Paris, France

1999

Mexico City, Mexico

1998

Barcelona, Spain

1997

Seoul, Korea

1996

Orland, United States of America

1995

Hong Kong SAR

1994

Vancouver, Canada

1993

Gothenburg, Sweden

1992

Berlin, Germany

1991

Milan, Italy

1990

Singapore

1989

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1988

Washington, United States of America

1987

Buenos Aires, Argentina

1986

Manila, Philippines

1985

Belgrade, Yugoslavia

1984

Helsinki, Finland

1983

Tokyo, Japan

1982

Vienna, Austria

1981

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1980

Hamburg, Germany

1979

Paris, France

1978

Madrid, Spain

1977

Toronto, Canada

1976

Athens, Greece

1975

Chicago, United States of America

1974

London, United Kingdom

1973

Sydney, Australia

1972

Mexico City, Mexico

1971

Munich, Germany

1970

Bucharest, Romania

1969

New York, United States of America

1968

Varna, Bulgaria

1967

Paris, France

1966

Tel Aviv, Israel

1965

Vienna, Austria

1964

San Francisco, United States of America

1963

Stockholm, Sweden

1962

Cologne, Germany

1961

Helsinki, Finland

1960

Dublin, Ireland

1959

New York, United States of America

1958

Brussels, Belgium

1957

Rome, Italy

1956

Zurich, Switzerland

1955

Copenhagen, Denmark

1954

Scheveningen, The Netherlands

1953

Oslo, Norway

1952

London, United Kingdom

1951

Brussels, Belgium

1950

Paris, France

1949

Milan, Italy

1948

Dublin, Ireland

1947

Boston, United States of America

1946

Paris, France

1939

Zurich, Switzerland

1938

Paris, France

1937

Stockholm, Sweden

1936

Vienna, Austria

1935

Brussels, Belgium

1934

Como, Italy

1933

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

1932

Zurich, Switzerland

1931

Paris, France

1930

Brussels, Belgium

1929

Utrecht, Netherlands

1928

Cologne, Germany

1927

Copenhagen, Denmark

1926

Philadelphia, United States of America

1925

Geneva, Switzerland

1924

Luxembourg

1923

Paris, France

1922

Madrid, Spain

1921

The Hague, The Netherlands

1914

London, United Kingdom

1913

The Hague, The Netherlands

1912

Stockholm, Sweden

1911

London, United Kingdom

1910

Paris, France

1909

Berlin, Germany

1908

Brussels, Belgium

1907

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1906

Geneva, Switzerland

1905

Hanover, Germany

1904

St. Louis, United States of America

1903

Madrid, Spain

1902

Stockholm, Sweden

1901

London, United Kingdom

 

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Sydney Harbour

2021 Sydney, Australia Virtual Congress

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San Fransisco

2019 San Francisco, USA

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Buenos Aires

2018 Buenos Aires, Argentina