Prevention

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.

World Water Day 22 March

Calling for safe access to fluoridated water on World Water Day

05 March 2019

Access to safe water is an essential element of oral health – adding fluoride to a clean water supply often results in community-wide improvements in oral health.

Dr Arif Alvi, Pakistan President

President of Pakistan promotes preventive care for optimal oral health

05 March 2019

Dr Arif Alvi, president of Pakistan and former FDI Council member, says that “a dollar spent in prevention saves a hundred in curative care.”

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.

Brush Day & Night phase III outcomes

Can Brush Day & Night be replicated in your country? A focus on the methodology and its impact

07 November 2018

Brush Day & Night teaches children and adults about the benefits of good oral hygiene and demonstrates how to brush teeth twice-daily with a fluoride toothpaste.