Periodontics

woman with periodontal disease

New FDI white paper and advocacy toolkit address the global burden of periodontal disease

07 February 2018

As part of the Global Periodontal Health Project (GPHP), FDI has launched a 'White Paper on Prevention and Management of Periodontal Diseases for Oral Health and General Health' and 'Periodontal Health and Disease – A practical guide to reduce the global burden of periodontal disease' to continue bringing attention to periodontal health as a priority area for policy worldwide.

GPHP survey

Survey shows less than half of NDAs monitor and evaluate periodontal disease

01 November 2017

While some National Dental Associations (NDAs) have a national monitoring and evaluation plan of periodontal disease, survey highlights gap.

woman with periodontal disease

FDI makes global periodontal health a priority over the next three years

04 July 2017

The implementation of the Global Periodontal Health Project was set in motion this this year to prioritize periodontal health at a national level through health promotion and disease prevention, and to integrate oral and periodontal health into policies addressing noncommunicable diseases. This year’s World Oral Health Forum in Madrid will take an in-depth look at the issue.