News

FDI saddened by the passing of Dr Fannye Thompson

07 April 2015

FDI is deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of Dr Fannye V. Thompson, Chair of the FDI Chief Dental Officer/Public Health Section, observer at the Public Health Committee and member of the Data Hub for Global Oral Health Task Team.

FDI executives address oral health and ageing congress

26 March 2015

FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong and President-Elect Dr Patrick Hescot were among the group of distinguished international and national speakers to address the hugely successful World Congress 2015: Dental care and oral health for healthy longevity in an ageing society.

World Oral Health Day once again an inspiration

26 March 2015

Once again, World Oral Health Day has proved once again to be an inspiration for member national dental associations, dental students and the thousands of participants.

Spotlight on the Middle East for April CE Programme

25 March 2015

The spotlight is on the Middle East region for FDI’s Continuing Education Programme in April, with the first course of the month to be held in Yemen on 3 and 4 April. It is organized by the Yemen Dental Association within the context of its national congress.

WHO launches new sugars intake Guideline

25 March 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) has just launched its ‘Guideline: Sugars intake for adults and children’. It retains the proposal from the previous Guideline (2002) that sugars should make up less than 10% of total energy intake per day.

FDI President to address opening session of World Congress on oral health and ageing

24 February 2015

FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong is scheduled to present an opening lecture on 13 March at the World Congress 2015, 'Dental care and oral health for healthy longevity in an aging society'.

Huge success of FDI Africa Workshop

24 February 2015

The FDI February workshop for leaders of national dental associations (NDAs) in Africa turned out a huge success.

Seven courses in FDI’s March CE Programme

24 February 2015

FDI pursues its international Continuing Education Programme in March with four courses in Eastern Europe and three in the Middle East.

WHO ‘Sugars’ guidelines to be discussed at FDI 2015 Bangkok World Oral Health Forum

24 February 2015

'WHO Guideline on Sugars intake for adults and children' will be a key subject of debate during this year’s World Health Forum.

APCD 2015: outstanding science and ground-breaking technology & innovations

23 February 2015

The 37th Asia Pacific Dental Congress (APDC 2015) is taking place in Singapore from 3 to 5 April 2015 under the theme ‘Meeting Future Challenges’.