From message-carrying elephants in Nepal to giant dancing toothbrushes in the Seychelles, from world record-breaking communal tooth brushing events in Lagos to the NASDAQ opening in New York, there are multiple ways of celebrating World Oral Health Day (WOHD) - and most of them were tried in one
Since launching in 2005 with the aim of improving oral health around the world, the Live.Learn.Laugh. (LLL) Partnership between the FDI World Dental Federation and Unilever Oral Care has gone from strength to strength.
Health care reform legislation in the United States (known as the Affordable Care Act) will provide more dental coverage to children, but virtually ignores the oral health needs of tens of millions of adults.
Join more than 30,000 dental professionals at the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Annual Meeting, the largest annual meeting in the United States, from 31 October – 3 November 2013, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
FDI 2013 Istanbul is living up to expectations with an attendance by some estimates as high as 12,000 and record breaking abstract submissions—nearly 1,850 abstracts, of which 834 have been accepted for poster presentation, 15 as moderated poster sessions and 347 as oral presentations.
When FDI first offered its special sessions at the 100th Annual World Dental Congress in Hong Kong (2012), there was some anxiety as to how congress delegates, used to the more classical session formats, would respond.
The recent International Summit for Medicines Shortages concluded with a call to action for tackling this rapidly escalating issue through a series of six recommendations. FDI was represented at the event by Counsellor Jack Cottrell,