Enough. Beat NCDs.

Countdown to the 2nd Global Week for Action on NCDs, 2–8 September 2019

21 August 2019
Noncommunicable diseases

The 2nd Global Week for Action on NCDs, from 2–8 September 2019, will focus on Ensuring Healthy Lives for All: NCDs and Universal Health Coverage – in advance of the first High-Level Meeting on UHC in September 2019.

Key learnings from the GPHP 2019 follow-up survey on periodontal health

FDI survey anticipates more registered periodontal specialists and periodontology associations

21 August 2019

This prediction is part of a positive evolution of periodontal health awareness over the past two years as well as increasing continuing education opportunities made available by dedicated periodontology associations.

childhood caries

IAPD Bangkok Declaration on Early Childhood Caries resonates with a global audience

21 August 2019

The Declaration provides an internationally accepted definition of Early Childhood Caries (ECC) and proposes recommendations to prevent this disease worldwide.

See you in San Francisco - World Dental Congress

See you at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco this 4-8 September 2019

21 August 2019

FDI World Dental Federation looks forward to welcoming all attendees to San Francisco, USA, for the ADA-FDI World Dental Congress from 4 to 8 September 2019.

Dr Yuka Makino congress interview

WHO’s Dr Yuka Makino on inter-professional collaboration

07 August 2019

Dr Makino discusses how to build bridges between oral health and other primary healthcare professionals through inter-professional collaboration (IPC) to improve the prevention and control of noncommunicable disease (NCD) risk factors and comorbidities.

Lancet series on oral health

Oral health in a state of crisis, says The Lancet

25 July 2019

The oral health crisis is at a crossroads. A new Lancet Series explores why oral health has been neglected by the global health community and calls for radical reforms to stem the growing burden of oral diseases.

Congress Interviews: Dr Michael Sereny

Collecting standardized data on oral health with the Oral Health Observatory

10 July 2019

OHO Task Team Chair Dr Michael Sereny discusses the aims of the Oral Health Observatory (OHO) session in San Francisco in September. OHO recruits dentists to gather data about the oral health and quality of life of their patients, using an easy-to-use mobile app developed by FDI.

Endodontics in General Practice survey

FDI survey says providing specialized endodontic care remains a persistent challenge in many countries

04 July 2019

FDI recently released the results of a survey identifying the main barriers to endodontic care across the globe.

2018 IDJ Impact Factor

International Dental Journal impact factor increases for 3rd straight year

04 July 2019
Scientific journals

FDI is pleased to announce that the 2018 impact factor for the International Dental Journal is 1.628, an increase from 1.389 in 2017.

IDJ's most downloaded article: BDN supplement

Profiling one of the most popular articles published in the International Dental Journal

04 July 2019

Co-author Prof. Paulo Melo comments on the sustainability of the Brush Day & Night oral health programme for children, the subject of the most-downloaded International Dental Journal article in 2018.