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.
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.
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.