Intl day of education

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

07 January 2020

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.

Dr Seeberger chats with Unilever CEO Alan Jope

Partners in health discuss the lifelong importance of good oral health

06 November 2019

FDI President Dr Gerhard K. Seeberger met with Unilever CEO Mr Alan Jope to discuss how the 14-year partnership between the two organizations has helped to educate people on the importance of good oral hygiene.

Children smiling in Kolkata ©Loren Joseph

Good oral health is something to grin about on World Smile Day

02 October 2019

A healthy mouth is much more than a smile. On this World Smile Day, join FDI in appreciating what the whole mouth can do for you.

Sports Dentistry

Leeds United working to incorporate oral health into athletes’ wellness plans

02 October 2019

Notable health professionals in the sports community are working to incorporate oral health into athletes’ wellness plans.

FDI Smile Award winners 2019

Estonian Dental Association and Palestinian Dental Association receive FDI Smile Awards

03 September 2019

FDI World Dental Federation recognized the 2018 Smile Award winners at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco on 3 September.

IDJ's most downloaded article: BDN supplement

Profiling one of the most popular articles published in the International Dental Journal

04 July 2019

Co-author Prof. Paulo Melo comments on the sustainability of the Brush Day & Night oral health programme for children, the subject of the most-downloaded International Dental Journal article in 2018.

#WorldNoTobaccoDay: FDI highlights the role of practitioners in fight for tobacco control

01 May 2019

Tobacco is one of the greatest public health challenges the world faces today. This World No Tobacco Day, FDI explains how oral health professionals can help limit tobacco use through mindful dialogue with their patients.

World Day for Safety and Health at Workd

FDI announces new partnership with Morita on World Day for Health and Safety at Work

28 April 2019

FDI is embarking on a new project to promote health and safety in the dental practice.

Dr Seeberger at the World Oral Health Day celebration ceremony

FDI President Elect attends second-phase launch of Smile Around the World in China

11 April 2019

Dr Gerhard Seeberger gave opening remarks at the launch of Smile Around the World in China, which is implementing oral health workshops in three primary schools in Jiangxi province.

Mouth Heroes for Schools

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

03 April 2019

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