News

Worlds apart, WOHD 2014 celebrated from Vanuatu to New York City

02 April 2014

The Pacific Island state of Vanuatu, population 247,262* (World Bank 2012), joined over 100 countries worldwide to ‘celebrate healthy smiles’ on World Oral Health Day 2014.

Up to 9 FDI Policy Statements envisaged in 2014

27 February 2014

Nine new or revised FDI Policy Statements are currently under consideration, seven within the FDI Science Committee (SC), two within the Dental Practice Committee (DPC).

2014 IDEM FDI lecture on Multidisciplinary Approach Periodontal Therapy

26 February 2014

FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong will chair the FDI lecture, scheduled for day 3 (6 April) of the IDEM Singapore 2014. The lecture, ‘Multidisciplinary Approach Periodontal Therapy’, will be delivered by Dr David W.

AEEDEC, Dubai: FDI promotes its congress, consolidates partnerships

26 February 2014

FDI representatives spent three highly productive days from 4 to 6 February at the 18th UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC), held at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Live.Learn.Laugh. - launch of Phase III

26 February 2014

FDI is pleased to announce the beginning of Phase III of the Live.Learn.Laugh. partnership with Unilever.

FDI statement on the Minamata Convention to the WHO Executive Board

28 January 2014

FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong made a statement on 23 January to the World Health Organization Executive Board (Geneva, 20 to 24 January). Her subject was oral health and the Minamata Convention on Mercury.

Asia a beacon in dentistry

27 January 2014

Addressing the opening of the 21st International Scientific Convention and Trade Exhibition, organized by the Malaysian Dental Association and an important component of FDI’s CE Programme in the region, the FDI President praised Asia as a region is in the process of becoming a beacon not only for

Croatian Dental Society holds celebratory 110th Anniversary Congress

27 January 2014

The Croatian Dental Society (CDS), one of the oldest in world of dentistry, celebrated its 110th anniversary with a special Congress held from 5 to 7 December 2013 under the auspices of Prof. Ivo Josipović, President of the Croatian Republic.

FDI makes statement to WHO Executive Board on behalf of health professionals

27 January 2014

In a statement on healthy ageing to the World Health Organization Executive Board, FDI highliighted in particular good oral hiygiene throughout life as a means of retaining the continued capacity to chew, an important contributor to quality of life.