Congress

Whole Mouth Health summit

Whole Mouth Health summit proceedings define a pathway to global oral health literacy

06 November 2019

The full proceedings of the Whole Mouth Health summit organized at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress are now available.

FDI World Dental Congress 2020 Shanghai

How China is Shaping the Future of Oral Health for the FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai

18 October 2019

The FDI World Dental Congress 2020, which is being co-hosted by the CSA, shows a joint commitment to continue strengthening our partnership to improve the oral health of populations.

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

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.

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.