News

FDI Press Release: UN Political Declaration on UHC finally has some teeth

16 September 2019
Policy

For immediate release

Oral health included in global health agenda

FDI World Dental Congress 2020 Shanghai

Book your tickets for Shanghai! Preview of the 2020 FDI World Dental Congress

09 September 2019
Congress

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) looks forward to welcoming all attendees to Shanghai, China, for the 2020 FDI World Dental Congress (WDC) from 1 to 4 September 2020.

FDI and ADA presidents pose with Toothie

FDI reports high attendance at ADA FDI World Dental Congress, General Assembly election results now available

09 September 2019

Today marks the final day of the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco, USA. FDI World Dental Federation and the American Dental Association welcomed over 30,000 participants from the United States and abroad.

WOHD20 launch

Presenting the 2019 World Oral Health Day Award Winners

09 September 2019
World Oral Health Day

FDI warmly congratulates all winners for their exemplary work and hopes that their efforts will inspire others to lead equally engaging campaigns of their own.

Prof. Ihsane Ben Yahya

Prof. Ihsane Ben Yahya named FDI President-Elect

09 September 2019
Governance

Professor Ihsane Ben Yahya of Morocco was appointed FDI President-Elect during the elections held at the FDI General Assembly B.

Dr Kell and Dr Cole at WDC opening ceremony

ADA FDI World Dental Congress Opening Ceremony welcomes delegates, keynote speaker Mark Wahlberg

08 September 2019
Congress

FDI World Dental Federation and the American Dental Association kicked off the ADA FDI World Dental Congress last night during the Opening Ceremony and General Session, held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, USA.

Refugee Oral Health Promotion and Care

FDI survey says refugees have limited access to regular dental check-ups and screenings

09 September 2019
Healthcare

Oral health conditions among refugees should be addressed in the same way as other health concerns. FDI World Dental Federation surveyed its member National Dental Associations to measure the burden of oral disease among refugees in each member country.

Dr Gerhard Seeberger

A conversation with Dr Gerhard Seeberger, new FDI World Dental Federation president

08 September 2019
Governance

FDI World Dental Federation interviewed its newly elected president, Dr Gerhard Seeberger, who will serve a two-year term from 2019–2021.

Good oral health a positive part of the ageing process

07 September 2019
Ageing population

FDI recently released three practical guides that highlight a series of steps that both dentists, elderly patients, and their carers can follow to make good oral health a positive part of the ageing process.

Unite for Mouth Health

Make a Pledge for World Oral Health Day 2020

05 September 2019
World Oral Health Day

In 2020, FDI will use the transformative power of pledges to show people how to take care of their mouth and body and empower them to create positive and lasting change. We want everyone to make a pledge to look after their oral health.