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Dr Kell at AEEDC

Knowledge transfer and exchange in action

27 February 2019

I was privileged to attend two of the largest dental congresses in the world organized by FDI members that foster a spirit of innovation, collaboration and knowledge sharing.

WDC 2019 interviews Dr Christian Moussally

Modern digital dentistry with Dr Christian Moussally

14 February 2019

Once a tool limited to small prosthetic restorations, CAD/CAM technology is now an integral part of every modern dental practice. Dr Christian Moussally details the evolution of this technology and shares his philosophy of ‘common sense’ dentistry.

WHO Executive Board 144

FDI calls for measurable action on oral health at 144th WHO Executive Board

06 February 2019

As a non-state actor in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), FDI delivered six statements at the WHO Executive Board, pressing for further commitments on oral health.

Canada's Dietary Guidelines

Health Canada food guide says free sugars raise risk of tooth decay

05 February 2019

For the first time, the Canadian government has published dietary guidelines that reinforce the connection between oral health and overall health.

World Cancer Day, 4 February

On World Cancer Day, #ActOnMouthHealth

04 February 2019
Oral cancer

To mark World Cancer Day, stay informed and check out FDI’s Oral Cancer Project resources, now available in six languages.

GSK logo

GSK steps up to support new FDI project on partially dentate patients

04 February 2019

FDI is building on its existing relationship with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to include a collaboration on the management of partially dentate patients.

Full year ahead for FDI - President's Letter January 2019

Full year ahead for FDI

30 January 2019

Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed the holiday season and are ready to tackle the new year. I look forward to a very busy and productive 2019 for FDI.

WDC 2019 interviews Dr Eduardo Mahn

Mastering smile design with Dr Eduardo Mahn

29 January 2019

Dr Eduardo Mahn, an expert in aesthetic dentistry and implantology, describes the intricacies of smile design and highlights recent developments in minimally invasive composite techniques.

Smile Around the World dissemination in China

Smile Around the World re-activates in China, seeks to improve oral health of schoolchildren

23 January 2019

FDI will continue to raise awareness about oral health through its Smile Around the World initiative in three Chinese primary schools in 2019.

Parent completes checklist with child

Checklists motivate people to Act on Mouth Health for World Oral Health Day

09 January 2019
World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day 2019 motivates people to protect their oral health. FDI has launched three checklists targeting children, adults and governments that encourage individuals to question their oral health habits and governments to evaluate policies.