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Professor Marzena Dominiak

Anaesthesia and pharmacology headline Year-in-Review session

14 August 2018
Congress

The Year-in-Review session will centre upon the newest developments in anaesthesia and pharmacology within the dental profession. Year-in-Review session chair, Professor Marzena Dominiak, offers her insights on the highlights of this session and details her own approach to anaesthesia.

FDI World Dental Congress 2018 Buenos Aires

Countdown to annual FDI World Dental Congress

08 August 2018
Congress

FDI World Dental Federation looks forward to welcoming all attendees to Buenos Aires for the 2018 FDI World Dental Congress from 5 to 8 September 2018. Five sessions will be webcast for those who wish to attend remotely.

UN High-level Meeting on NCDs 2018

FDI calls for inclusion of oral health in the NCD response at UN Civil Society Hearing

08 August 2018
Policy

FDI participated at the United Nations (UN) Civil Society Hearing urging Member States to address oral health in the NCD response ahead of the third UN High-level Meeting on Noncommunicable Diseases.

ADA 2018 Honolulu

Work hard and have fun at ADA 2018 – America’s Dental Meeting in Honolulu

07 August 2018
Event

Get unparalleled opportunities at ADA 2018 – America’s Dental Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. Keynote speakers, hands-on workshops and more.

Smile Around the World dissemination in China

Smile Around the World concludes chapter in China

07 August 2018
Prevention

The Smile Around the World project in China has already raised oral health awareness among 3,614 children in three of its western provinces, where there is a demonstrated need to improve oral health.

Man getting a dental checkup

Oral Health Observatory special symposium to be held at FDI World Dental Congress

06 August 2018
Research

Oral Health Observatory hosts a special symposium at the 2018 FDI World Dental Congress, reports a successful launch in China and awards OHO dentist a prize.

Fostering dialogue and collaboration

Fostering dialogue and collaboration

25 July 2018

While spending time with our members and partners in Colombia and the United States, I was reminded once again of the importance of working together to tackle oral health challenges.

FDI World Dental Congress 2018 Buenos Aires

An in-depth look at oral health and healthy ageing

11 July 2018
Congress

World Oral Health Forum panelists Dr Sophie Dartevelle and Prof. Kakuhiro Fukai highlight the importance of prioritizing oral health within the eldercare framework. This year's edition will illustrate the strong link between oral health and healthy ageing through a series of real-life examples of elderly oral healthcare models from Asia, Europe, and South America.

senior Javanese woman smiling

British Dental Association Northern Ireland champions oral health of older adults

04 July 2018
Ageing population

BDA calls for increased investment in community and general dental services, so a comprehensive and tailored approach to oral healthcare in the elderly can be offered.

sugar tax

Sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes are being underused, say leading international experts

04 July 2018
Sugar

In a recent commentary article in The Lancet, an international group of experts from the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the World Bank, as well as civil society leaders and other academics called for governments to adopt sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes to improve public health.