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Advocating early-stage treatment and improved patient care

09 April 2019
Congress

Prof. Søren Jepsen introduces the updated classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, which defines, for the first time, what periodontal health means. Put together by a group of experts from around the globe, this new classification is finding its place in dental practices worldwide.

Mouth Heroes for Schools

Mouth Heroes for Schools: helping teachers give lessons on good oral health

03 April 2019
Prevention

Mouth Heroes for Schools is a multimedia resource that provides teachers with the tools to give lessons on good oral health.

Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health postcard

How did you celebrate World Oral Health Day? Let us know, win a prize!

03 April 2019
World Oral Health Day

Don’t miss your chance: when you submit a World Oral Health Day Activity Report, you’re eligible to win a WOHD Award. Share your celebrations with us today.

World Health Day

Oral health must be integrated into universal health coverage #WorldHealthDay

03 April 2019
WHO

World Health Day is dedicated to universal health coverage (UHC). Integrating oral health into UHC should improve health outcomes and reduce inequalities in access to care.

TIme to Act on Mouth Health

Time to Act on Mouth Health

27 March 2019

I was thrilled to see all the impressive activities that took place on and around World Oral Health Day 2019. It was a successful campaign and thank you to everyone who participated!

Brush Day & Night in Nigeria

Reporting back from Brazzaville: FDI attends WHO capacity-building workshop on oral health

26 March 2019
WHO

FDI showed its commitment to oral health in Africa by attending a WHO workshop meant to build momentum around the Regional Oral Health Strategy.

UK schools rank last in providing oral health education, survey of 13 countries says

20 March 2019
English

A survey carried out in 13 countries found that only UK schools rank last in providing oral health education.

Congress interviews

Unveiling a new electrolytic treatment for peri-implantitis

14 March 2019
Congress

Dr Urs R. Brodbeck discusses the new electrolytic approach to cleaning infected implants: Bubbles of hydrogen gas develop right at the implant surface, which remove contaminants without causing damage to the titanium microstructure. This method works in different grades of titanium, alloys, surfaces, brands and macro designs of implants.