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Intl day of education

FDI supports educators and students through interactive curriculum on optimal oral health habits

25 January 2021
Prevention

January 24 marks International Day of Education. Through FDI’s Mouth Heroes for Schools, teachers can help empower their students to adopt good oral health habits – now and in the future – to protect their general health and well-being for a lifetime.

Letter from the President: Happy holidays, everyone! Let’s get ready to welcome 2021

18 December 2020

This has been an unprecedented year that will be forever etched on our collective memory. Let’s make 2021 the best year yet for oral health.

WOHD - Custom poster tool

For World Oral Health Day, design your own frame to show off your healthy smile

15 December 2020
World Oral Health Day

Learn how you can already start celebrating #WOHD21! Add yourself to the #MouthProud wall or cut out your own paper frame.

Sustainability in the dental practice supports better overall health outcomes for patients and practitioners

Sustainability in the dental practice supports better overall health outcomes for patients and practitioners

16 December 2020
Prevention

FDI’s new interactive infographic aims to highlight the environmental impact of dentistry and how sustainable practices improve overall health and well-being for both patients and practitioners.

FDI calls on its members to Stand Up for Positive Practice Environments to strengthen the entire health sector

FDI calls on its members to Stand Up for Positive Practice Environments to strengthen the entire health sector

09 December 2020
Healthcare

The World Health Organization estimates a shortage of 18 million health workers by 2030. As a proud member of the World Health Professions Alliance, FDI urges health professionals, governments, policy makers, and community leaders, to Stand Up for Positive Practice Environments today.

Smile Grant recipients from Cambodia and Croatia deliver safe oral healthcare despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

Smile Grant recipients from Cambodia and Croatia deliver safe oral healthcare despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic

02 December 2020
Grants

Smile Grant winners Cambodian Dental Association and the Croatian Dental Society were able to adapt and deliver on their oral health project goals despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Want to apply in 2021? Eligible national dental associations may submit applications by 1 February 2021.