Congress

FDI World Dental Congress 2020 Shanghai

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

09 September 2019

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Congress interviews

Previewing the World Oral Health Forum with Dr Manu Raj Mathur

11 June 2019

A dedicated advocate of universal health coverage (UHC), Dr Mathur says that better engagement of national and regional governments with civil society, NGOs, and the private sector will be essential if oral care is to be incorporated successfully into UHC packages.

WDC 2019 interviews Dr Alan Budenz

Cadaver workshop helps advance participants’ anaesthesia skills

15 May 2019

With a whole day at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress dedicated to cadaver dissection and discussion, this workshop “offers a more thorough understanding of the anatomy in order to more successfully obtain profound local anesthesia,” says Dr Alan Budenz.

Congress interviews

Advocating early-stage treatment and improved patient care

09 April 2019

Prof. Søren Jepsen introduces the updated classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, which defines, for the first time, what periodontal health means. Put together by a group of experts from around the globe, this new classification is finding its place in dental practices worldwide.

Congress interviews

Unveiling a new electrolytic treatment for peri-implantitis

14 March 2019

Dr Urs R. Brodbeck discusses the new electrolytic approach to cleaning infected implants: Bubbles of hydrogen gas develop right at the implant surface, which remove contaminants without causing damage to the titanium microstructure. This method works in different grades of titanium, alloys, surfaces, brands and macro designs of implants.

WDC 2019 interviews Dr Christian Moussally

Modern digital dentistry with Dr Christian Moussally

14 February 2019

Once a tool limited to small prosthetic restorations, CAD/CAM technology is now an integral part of every modern dental practice. Dr Christian Moussally details the evolution of this technology and shares his philosophy of ‘common sense’ dentistry.