News

Good oral health a positive part of the ageing process

07 September 2019
Ageing population

FDI recently released three practical guides that highlight a series of steps that both dentists, elderly patients, and their carers can follow to make good oral health a positive part of the ageing process.

Unite for Mouth Health

Make a Pledge for World Oral Health Day 2020

05 September 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.

FDI Smile Award winners 2019

Estonian Dental Association and Palestinian Dental Association receive FDI Smile Awards

03 September 2019
Prevention

FDI World Dental Federation recognized the 2018 Smile Award winners at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco on 3 September.

Endodontics in General Practice chairside guide

FDI chairside guide proposes a prevention-focused endodontic care strategy

07 September 2019
Endodontics

FDI released the Endodontic care strategy in general dental practice chairside guide at the World Dental Congress this 7 September 2019. The Chairside guide provides a strategy for endodontic treatment in the general dental practice.

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
Periodontics

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
Caries

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
Congress

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
Congress

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
Research

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.