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8 July webinar features oral health professionals from four continents currently confronting the COVID-19 pandemic

30 June 2020
Event

Register for our FDI Oral Health Campus CE-accredited webinar on how dentistry has evolved throughout the pandemic.

Oral health and access to care under siege during COVID-19 pandemic

29 June 2020
Healthcare

The pandemic has severely disrupted dentistry services and access to care and has also fueled unhealthy eating and drinking habits. 

WHO mobile learning app on COVID-19 supports health workers around the globe

17 June 2020
WHO

The WHO Academy recently launched a mobile learning app that provides health workers with critical, evidence-based information and tools to respond to COVID-19. 

As COVID-19 shifts learning online, FDI supports parents and teachers with digital resources on oral health education

15 June 2020
Prevention

More than 50 million school hours are lost each year because of poor oral health. FDI World Dental Federation supports teachers to integrate oral health into their lesson plans, with the aim to have healthier, happier children inside and outside the classroom.

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FDI webinar on 25 June details path to optimal periodontal health

04 June 2020
Periodontics

Register for the CE-accredited webinar highlighting the latest research in periodontology and the essential steps in achieving and maintaining optimal periodontal health in patients.

2019 FDI Annual Report highlights successes and challenges for global oral health worldwide

10 June 2020
Publications

Read the 2019 Annual Report for full details on FDI’s annual events, oral health projects, advocacy agenda, scientific journal, membership details, financial statements, and a list of our partners.

FDI offers guidance to members, health authorities and dental teams in response to COVID-19

02 June 2020
Healthcare

FDI Council recently authored an official statement outlining key principles for dental practice and oral health promotion during the pandemic.

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World No Tobacco Day: FDI uses digital media to promote oral health and combat Big Tobacco online

31 May 2020
Tobacco

Tobacco is the leading preventable cause of death in the world today. FDI strives to combat the negative effects of tobacco and nicotine advertising by using digital communications and social media to promote oral health.

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FDI welcomes WHO resolution on COVID-19 but highlights the need to protect dental teams

25 May 2020
WHO

FDI welcomed the resolution on the COVID-19 response at the 73rd WHO World Health Assembly and put forward some key recommendations to support member states in mitigating the impact of the pandemic.

Gum health expert Prof. Lijian Jin says no to bleeding gums on Gum Health Day

12 May 2020
Periodontics

The European Federation of Periodontology leads Gum Health Day every year. The 2020 campaign encourages people with bleeding gums to consult their dentist or pharmacist and encompasses dozens of activities in more than 40 countries across the world.