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WDC 2019 interviews Dr Roger Macias

Listening and learning from the very best in the world

14 November 2018
Congress

Dr Macias introduces the scientific programme and shares his excitement for collaborative, hands-on learning opportunities in the heart of San Francisco. Dr Macias is the 2019 General Chair of the Committee on Annual Meetings from the American Dental Association.

A great win for Portugal: Ministry of Health brings dentists into primary health centres

07 November 2018
FDI Member

The National Programme for the Promotion of Oral Health aims to include dentists in primary healthcare centres in each Portuguese municipality. This government-led action was conceived to make quality dental care more accessible to those who need it most.

FDI 2018 elections

Available Now: 2018 FDI Council and Standing Committee Election Results

07 November 2018
Congress

FDI holds elections each year at the FDI World Dental Congress. This year, 16 members from 13 countries were elected to Council or Standing Committee positions.

Brush Day & Night phase III outcomes

Can Brush Day & Night be replicated in your country? A focus on the methodology and its impact

07 November 2018
Prevention

Brush Day & Night teaches children and adults about the benefits of good oral hygiene and demonstrates how to brush teeth twice-daily with a fluoride toothpaste.

Sugars webinar

Sugars expert Prof. Paula Moynihan talks tooth decay and other NCDs in 12 December webinar

07 November 2018
Sugar

The webinar is based on the most recent evidence related to intake of sugars and the risk of tooth decay and other noncommunicable diseases.

FDI-NCDA Webinar 27 November 2019

Register for the FDI-NCD Alliance webinar on collaborating for better health outcomes

25 October 2018
Noncommunicable diseases

The webinar, taking place on 27 November, will focus on how the oral health and broader noncommunicable disease community can accomplish their common goals by working together.

FDI World Dental Congress 2019 San Francisco

FDI President Dr Kathryn Kell returns home for FDI World Dental Congress 2019 San Francisco

17 October 2018
Congress

Dr Kathryn Kell, FDI President (2017–2019), shares her enthusiasm to host next year’s Congress together with her friends and colleagues from the American Dental Association.

Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health postcard

World Oral Health Day 2019 ‘Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health’ campaign calls for concrete action for good oral health

12 October 2018
World Oral Health Day

Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health encourages people to take charge of their oral health and take action to prevent oral diseases and protect their general health.

FDI Smile Award 2019 applications

Call to all FDI National Dental Associations: Apply by 30 November for the FDI Smile Award

11 October 2018
Caries

FDI is now accepting applications for the FDI Smile Award, awarded to FDI member associations promoting preventive oral care within their communities – apply by 30 November.

FDI Policy Statements - glasses on book

FDI publishes 10 new policy statements, demonstrating global consensus on key oral health issues

11 October 2018
Policy

The FDI General Assembly approved 10 new policy statements at the FDI World Dental Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in September.