World Oral Health Day

COVID-19: FDI members distributed PPE for dental teams on World Oral Health Day

29 October 2020

National dental associations participating in the FDI Brush Day & Night programme distributed PPE to dental teams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Celebrating the 2020 World Oral Health Day Award winners

30 July 2020

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.

Time to stop brushing oral health aside

20 March 2020

Oral health continues to be one of the most neglected areas of global health. The tragedy is that oral disease is a silent epidemic afflicting some 3.58 billion people—more than half the world’s population—while it’s largely preventable.

Champion Oral Health Policies

These are the top five oral health pledges for policymakers on World Oral Health Day

05 March 2020

World Oral Health Day is only a couple weeks away. Policymakers and governments can help address the oral disease burden by making a pledge to strengthen oral healthcare systems at the national level. World Oral Health Day encourages policymakers to take action today for better oral health outcomes tomorrow.

Customize your World Oral Health Day celebrations

05 February 2020

World Oral Health Day is only six weeks away. Have a look at our customizable resources to support your local, tailor-made celebrations on 20 March.

Julien Issa Pledge

IADS Prophylaxis Officer Julien Issa reflects on success of World Oral Health Day in Lebanon

08 January 2020

FDI sat down with Julien to hear about his role in the success of the Lebanese Association of Dental Students’ World Oral Health Day celebrations over the past two years. Julien shares his experiences and reflects on his goals for the 2020 Unite for Mouth Health campaign.

World Oral Health Day pledges

A how-to guide to pledge your support for World Oral Health Day 2020

02 October 2019

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.

WOHD20 launch

Presenting the 2019 World Oral Health Day Award Winners

09 September 2019

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.