FDI World Dental Federation and the American Dental Association kicked off the ADA FDI World Dental Congress last night during the Opening Ceremony and General Session, held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, USA.
Oral health conditions among refugees should be addressed in the same way as other health concerns. FDI World Dental Federation surveyed its member National Dental Associations to measure the burden of oral disease among refugees in each member country.
FDI recently released three practical guides that highlight a series of steps that both dentists, elderly patients, and their carers can follow to make good oral health a positive part of the ageing process.
In 2020, FDI will use the transformative power of pledges to show people how to take care of their mouth and body and empower them to create positive and lasting change. We want everyone to make a pledge to look after their oral health.
FDI released the Endodontic care strategy in general dental practice chairside guide at the World Dental Congress this 7 September 2019. The Chairside guide provides a strategy for endodontic treatment in the general dental practice.
The 2nd Global Week for Action on NCDs, from 2–8 September 2019, will focus on Ensuring Healthy Lives for All: NCDs and Universal Health Coverage – in advance of the first High-Level Meeting on UHC in September 2019.
This prediction is part of a positive evolution of periodontal health awareness over the past two years as well as increasing continuing education opportunities made available by dedicated periodontology associations.