News

8th World Workshop on Oral Health and Disease in AIDS

Focus on HIV/AIDS and oral health at the 8th World Workshop in Bali, 13-15 September 2019

29 May 2019
Event

The 8th World Workshop on Oral Health and Disease in AIDS will be held in Bali, Indonesia, from 13 to 15 September 2019 and is open to anyone with an interest in improving the health of people living with HIV.

2018 Annual Report

New publication alert: FDI 2018 Annual Report now online

29 May 2019
Publications

Read the FDI 2018 Annual Report for full details on our work and vision to lead the world to optimal oral health.

WDC 2019 interviews Dr Alan Budenz

Cadaver workshop helps advance participants’ anaesthesia skills

15 May 2019
Congress

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.

#WorldNoTobaccoDay: FDI highlights the role of practitioners in fight for tobacco control

01 May 2019
Prevention

Tobacco is one of the greatest public health challenges the world faces today. This World No Tobacco Day, FDI explains how oral health professionals can help limit tobacco use through mindful dialogue with their patients.

Webinar: Minamata

Webinar: What dentists need to know about the Minamata Convention on Mercury

01 May 2019
Amalgam

FDI World Dental Federation will host a webinar on 14 May 2019 on the Minamata Convention on Mercury and its impact on the dental profession. In an interview with FDI, experts share a brief preview of what to expect during the webinar.

World Day for Safety and Health at Workd

FDI announces new partnership with Morita on World Day for Health and Safety at Work

28 April 2019
Prevention

FDI is embarking on a new project to promote health and safety in the dental practice.

Conference on Primary Healthcare

Op-ed: Dental students advocate for primary health coverage to include oral health

25 April 2019
FDI Member

IADS has a responsibility to advocate for oral care to be acknowledged as an essential factor within the PHC and UHC agenda.

Dr Seeberger at the World Oral Health Day celebration ceremony

FDI President Elect attends second-phase launch of Smile Around the World in China

11 April 2019
Prevention

Dr Gerhard Seeberger gave opening remarks at the launch of Smile Around the World in China, which is implementing oral health workshops in three primary schools in Jiangxi province.

Congress interviews

Advocating early-stage treatment and improved patient care

09 April 2019
Congress

Prof. Søren Jepsen introduces the updated classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, which defines, for the first time, what periodontal health means. Put together by a group of experts from around the globe, this new classification is finding its place in dental practices worldwide.

Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health postcard

How did you celebrate World Oral Health Day? Let us know, win a prize!

03 April 2019
World Oral Health Day

Don’t miss your chance: when you submit a World Oral Health Day Activity Report, you’re eligible to win a WOHD Award. Share your celebrations with us today.