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Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health postcard

This World Oral Health Day, inspire your patients to Act On Mouth Health

05 March 2019
World Oral Health Day

Oral health professionals can help address the oral disease burden by motivating their communities to Act on Mouth Health. The World Oral Health Day campaign encourages oral health professionals to share how good oral care contributes to overall health and well-being.

IDJ Authors

Mechanisms of silver diamine fluoride on arresting caries: a literature review

05 March 2019
Scientific journals

Authors of the most downloaded article in the International Dental Journal discuss early childhood caries in Southeast Asia and propose silver diamine fluoride treatment as a solution to tooth decay.

Dr Arif Alvi, Pakistan President

President of Pakistan promotes preventive care for optimal oral health

05 March 2019
Prevention

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

WDC 2019 interviews Dr Christian Moussally

Modern digital dentistry with Dr Christian Moussally

14 February 2019
Congress

Once a tool limited to small prosthetic restorations, CAD/CAM technology is now an integral part of every modern dental practice. Dr Christian Moussally details the evolution of this technology and shares his philosophy of ‘common sense’ dentistry.

WHO Executive Board 144

FDI calls for measurable action on oral health at 144th WHO Executive Board

06 February 2019
WHO

As a non-state actor in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), FDI delivered six statements at the WHO Executive Board, pressing for further commitments on oral health.

Canada's Dietary Guidelines

Health Canada food guide says free sugars raise risk of tooth decay

05 February 2019
Caries

For the first time, the Canadian government has published dietary guidelines that reinforce the connection between oral health and overall health.

GSK logo

GSK steps up to support new FDI project on partially dentate patients

04 February 2019
Edentulism

FDI is building on its existing relationship with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to include a collaboration on the management of partially dentate patients.

World Cancer Day, 4 February

On World Cancer Day, #ActOnMouthHealth

04 February 2019
Oral cancer

To mark World Cancer Day, stay informed and check out FDI’s Oral Cancer Project resources, now available in six languages.

WDC 2019 interviews Dr Eduardo Mahn

Mastering smile design with Dr Eduardo Mahn

29 January 2019
Congress

Dr Eduardo Mahn, an expert in aesthetic dentistry and implantology, describes the intricacies of smile design and highlights recent developments in minimally invasive composite techniques.

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
Prevention

FDI will continue to raise awareness about oral health through its Smile Around the World initiative in three Chinese primary schools in 2019.