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.

Smile Around the World dissemination in China

Smile Around the World concludes chapter in China

07 August 2018

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.

Brush Day & Night

Brush Day & Night positively impacts toothbrushing behavior of millions of children

27 June 2018

Results from 10 countries show that oral health promotion and education through a 21-day school programme had a positive impact on toothbrushing behaviour.

Mouth Patrol

FDI introduces Mouth Patrol to promote oral health among children

03 April 2018

Mouth Patrol relies on a series of short, animated videos to communicate oral health prevention and promotion messages for children worldwide.

Smile Around the World kicks off in China

FDI, CSA and 3M Oral Care launch Smile Around the World in China on World Oral Health Day

29 March 2018

In partnership with the Chinese Stomatological Association, FDI and 3M Oral Care are teaming up to deliver oral health education and prevention programmes through the Smile Around the World initiative. The launch took place on World Oral Health Day (WOHD), celebrated on 20 March, and was attended by FDI President-elect.