Dr Kathryn Kell officially assumes FDI presidency (2017-2019)

FDI delivers successful World Dental Congress and welcomes new president

02 September 2017

After four days of back-to-back meetings, wide-ranging scientific sessions, and almost 5,000 m2 of dental exhibition featuring over 200 booths from manufacturers and suppliers, the 105th FDI World Dental Congress closes its doors and welcomes new FDI President Dr Kathryn Kell.

Winners of the FDI WDC 2017 Poster Award

Winners for best posters competition awarded at ceremony on four dentistry categories

31 August 2017

FDI and the Spanish Dental Association awarded the best posters presented at the World Dental Congress in Madrid (29 August-1 September).

FDI 2017 Madrid opening ceremony

Madrid becomes the capital of dentistry for the FDI World Dental Congress

29 August 2017

Thousands of dentists from around the globe are converging in Madrid, Spain, 29 August˗1 September for the 105th FDI World Dental Congress.

World Dental Congress 2017 Madrid

FDI returns to Madrid for congress, brings the world together to improve oral health

31 July 2017

With less than a month to go before our World Dental Congress, we look closely at the main highlights of this year’s event.

David Herrera

Raising awareness about periodontal disease

12 July 2017

Prof. Dr David Herrera, professor of periodontology at the University of Madrid, discusses awareness of periodontal disease, the role of the dental team in its management, periodontal emergencies and other related issues such as antimicrobial resistance in advance of the World Oral Health Forum 2017.

WDC Interviews: Katie Dain

Opportunities from FDI/NCD Alliance collaboration

22 June 2017

Katie Dain, Executive Director of the NCD Alliance and featured speaker at the FDI/NCD Alliance joint session, outlines what dentists can learn at the joint FDI/NCD Alliance session, how the FDI and the NCD Alliance can accomplish their common goals by working together, as well as outlining the current status and priorities of the international health agenda.

FDI Regional Congress 2017 Tehran opening ceremony

Tehran declares oral health a right at 1st FDI Middle Eastern Regional Congress

23 May 2017

Featuring world-class speakers, scientists and professionals from Iran and elsewhere in the world, the congress was a milestone for FDI.

Prof Marie Therese Flores

Higher awareness of dental injuries addressed in FDI 2017 Madrid

17 May 2017

Prof. Marie Therese Flores Barrett from Valparaíso University dental faculty will be giving two lectures at the World Dental Congress in Madrid, one on ‘Special care for children with dental injuries’, the other on ‘Root fractures in the permanent dentition: diagnosis, treatment and long term follow-up’. Here she provides some background to her courses and what makes the Madrid event special.

Ribbon cutting ceremony of 1st FDI African Dental Congress

FDI’s 1st African Regional Dental Congress in Marrakesh welcomes more than 800 participants

03 May 2017

Oral health professionals and scientists from Africa and around the world met in Marrakesh, Morocco, 27-29 April to attend the 1st FDI African Regional Dental Congress.

Ira Lamster WDC interview

Link between oral disease and metabolic syndrome and obesity

18 April 2017

Professor Ira Lamster shows evidence of link between oral disease and metabolic syndrome and obesity.