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Dr Ece Eden

Prevention in everyday practice: The cornerstone of successful treatment

14 February 2018
Congress

Dr Ece Eden, Professor at the Department of Pedodontics in the School of Dentistry at Ege University, will cover a range of topics during her three interventions at FDI World Dental Congress 2018 Buenos Aires – from managing dental emergencies to practicing preventive dentistry to prevention and management of Early Childhood Caries.

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Get your ‘Say Ahh’ event mapped and participate to win a World Oral Health Day award

07 February 2018
World Oral Health Day

FDI is now opening the World Oral Health Day awards to recognize outstanding campaigns organized by National Dental Associations and the public.

woman with periodontal disease

New FDI white paper and advocacy toolkit address the global burden of periodontal disease

07 February 2018
Periodontics

As part of the Global Periodontal Health Project (GPHP), FDI has launched a 'White Paper on Prevention and Management of Periodontal Diseases for Oral Health and General Health' and 'Periodontal Health and Disease – A practical guide to reduce the global burden of periodontal disease' to continue bringing attention to periodontal health as a priority area for policy worldwide.

Dr Rob Beaglehole presents an image of 20 teeth pulled out from a 21-year-old's mouth because of sugary drinks

Webcast and proceedings from 'No health without oral health' session now available

07 February 2018
Noncommunicable diseases

FDI organized a joint session with the NCD Alliance at the FDI World Dental Congress 2017 Madrid on how the dental community can leverage the noncommunicable disease (NCD) agenda to deliver on

WHO/V. Martin

FDI promotes oral health priorities at World Health Organization

06 February 2018
WHO

The 142nd session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board had noncommunicable diseases featured prominently on the agenda.

WHPRC 2018

Join the conversation on health professional regulation, register now and save

05 February 2018
Event

Early-bird registration for the World Health Professions Regulation Conference on 19-20 May in Geneva, Switzerland, ends 15 February.

WDC Interviews: Paulo Kano

The future of dentistry is digital

18 January 2018
Congress

Dr Paulo Kano, Master in Oral Implantology at the São Leopoldo Mandic University, sets expectations for the two lectures he will be giving in Buenos Aires; one on ‘Aesthetic Rehabilitations with Cllones’ and the other on ‘Revolutionizing Aesthetics with High Technology Systems’.

Sugar from can

Australia reignites debate for a sugar tax, but lacks government support

11 January 2018
Sugar

The Australian Medical Association calls for a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages to be introduced as a matter of priority to tackle obesity.

Safeguard your teeth

Endodontics at the core of new partnership between FDI and Dentsply Sirona

10 January 2018
Endodontics

FDI and Dentsply Sirona team up to deliver White Paper and Chairside Guide on the need for endodontics in the daily dental practice.

Senior couple embracing each other and smiling

IDJ supplement on oral health for an ageing population now online

09 January 2018
Ageing population

The International Dental Journal (IDJ) published a special issue on oral health for an ageing population. A related webcast is also available.