Congress

FDI WDC interviews

Unhealthy cannot be sugar-coated

13 June 2018

FDI, the NCD Alliance, and the World Health Organization are organizing a joint session at the FDI World Dental Congress 2018 Buenos Aires to highlight the need for common preventative interventions. Featuring four expert speakers, the session, titled ‘Curbing the Sugar Rush’, will focus on how to tackle oral diseases and other NCDs through a unified approach.

Prof Lijian Jin WDC interview

Tackling the global burden of periodontal disease

09 May 2018

Prof Lijian Jin, Modern Dental Laboratory Professor in Clinical Dental Science and Professor of Periodontology in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Hong Kong, will chair symposium on periodontal health for a second consecutive year as part of the FDI Global Periodontal Health Project.

WDC 2018 Interviews

Envisioning the future of dental materials

11 April 2018

The future of dental materials is a timely hot topic that will be debated in Buenos Aires. The three participating speakers of the session give their views on the role of amalgam in today’s dental practice – and what’s to come.

Marco Ferrari portrait

Keeping up with new technologies in adhesive dentistry

14 March 2018

Prof Marco Ferrari, Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics and Dental Materials and Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Siena, discusses the progress made possible by adhesive dentistry and considerations around digital dentistry.

Dr Ece Eden

Prevention in everyday practice: The cornerstone of successful treatment

14 February 2018

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.

WDC Interviews: Paulo Kano

The future of dentistry is digital

18 January 2018

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’.

Dr Marcel Noujeim

Radiology and radiological procedures in everyday dentistry

13 December 2017

Dr Marcel Noujeim, Professor and Graduate Programme Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, describes why it's important for dental professionals to perform and interpret radiographic procedures.

2nd FDI Middle Eastern Dental Congress

FDI Regional Congress in Tehran will focus on contemporary clinical practice

30 November 2017

The FDI Middle Eastern Regional Congress will gather world-class speakers from the dental professional in Tehran next 17–20 April 2018

WDC Interviews: Hande Sar Sancakli

An important source of continuing education

07 November 2017

Dr Hande Sar Sancakli, Vice-Chair of the FDI Education Committee, describes the FDI World Dental Congress as "an important source of continuing education" and outlines her view of a well-presented abstract.

Dr Guillermo Rivero

An invitation to Buenos Aires

11 October 2017

Dr Guillermo Rivero, President of the Argentinian Dental Association (Confederación Odontológica de la República Argentina), discusses the global landscape of dentistry today and highlights why Buenos Aires is the ideal venue.