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World Food Day highlights healthy, low-sugar diets to combat malnutrition

15 October 2019
Nutrition

Achieving global food security goes beyond hunger: FDI agrees there is an urgent need to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible to all.

World Oral Health Day pledges

A how-to guide to pledge your support for World Oral Health Day 2020

02 October 2019
World Oral Health Day

In 2020, FDI will use the transformative power of pledges to show people how to take care of their mouth and body and empower them to create positive and lasting change. We want everyone to make a pledge to look after their oral health.

Children smiling in Kolkata ©Loren Joseph

Good oral health is something to grin about on World Smile Day

02 October 2019
Prevention

A healthy mouth is much more than a smile. On this World Smile Day, join FDI in appreciating what the whole mouth can do for you.

Sports Dentistry

Leeds United working to incorporate oral health into athletes’ wellness plans

02 October 2019
Prevention Sports

Notable health professionals in the sports community are working to incorporate oral health into athletes’ wellness plans.

dental implant

Special issue on peri-implant diseases now available in the International Dental Journal

02 October 2019
Periodontics

Putting the spotlight on four papers, which aim to support general practitioners in preventing and managing peri-implantitis and other implant-related complications.

FDI World Dental Congress 2020 Shanghai

Book your tickets for Shanghai! Preview of the 2020 FDI World Dental Congress

09 September 2019
Congress

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) looks forward to welcoming all attendees to Shanghai, China, for the 2020 FDI World Dental Congress (WDC) from 1 to 4 September 2020.

FDI and ADA presidents pose with Toothie

FDI reports high attendance at ADA FDI World Dental Congress, General Assembly election results now available

09 September 2019
Congress

Today marks the final day of the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco, USA. FDI World Dental Federation and the American Dental Association welcomed over 30,000 participants from the United States and abroad.

WOHD20 launch

Presenting the 2019 World Oral Health Day Award Winners

09 September 2019
World Oral Health Day

FDI warmly congratulates all winners for their exemplary work and hopes that their efforts will inspire others to lead equally engaging campaigns of their own.

Prof. Ihsane Ben Yahya

Prof. Ihsane Ben Yahya named FDI President-Elect

09 September 2019
Governance

Professor Ihsane Ben Yahya of Morocco was appointed FDI President-Elect during the elections held at the FDI General Assembly B.

Dr Kell and Dr Cole at WDC opening ceremony

ADA FDI World Dental Congress Opening Ceremony welcomes delegates, keynote speaker Mark Wahlberg

08 September 2019
Congress

FDI World Dental Federation and the American Dental Association kicked off the ADA FDI World Dental Congress last night during the Opening Ceremony and General Session, held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, USA.