WHO AMR week 2019

Meet Dr Wendy Thompson, lead author of FDI white paper on tackling antibiotic resistance

22 November 2019
Antimicrobial resistance

Prescribing antibiotics for dental problems contributes significantly to the burden of antibiotic use. 

Apply for the FDI Smile Award

Call to all FDI National Dental Associations: Apply by 1 February for the FDI Smile Award

27 November 2019

The US$5000 award recognizes FDI members that are currently implementing innovative community outreach projects to improve oral health in their countries.

IDEM 2020

IDEM 2020 conference programme to feature emerging and under-represented topics in dentistry

18 November 2019

Asia Pacific’s leading dental exhibition and conference expects over 9,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors in Singapore from 24 to 26 April 2020.

World Diabetes Day 2019

Regular dental check-ups for healthy gums may help manage type 2 diabetes

14 November 2019
Noncommunicable diseases

On World Diabetes Day, a reminder that many type 2 diabetes patients have an increased risk of developing periodontal disease, and treating periodontal disease often improves their blood glucose levels.

WDC20 interview with Prof. Lars Andersson

“I’m talking about trauma”: Interview with traumatology expert Prof. Lars Andersson

13 November 2019

Oral injuries have significant physical, psychosocial, and economic impacts and are a major public health problem. Prof. Lars Andersson will give two lectures on dental trauma in young patients next year at the FDI World Dental Congress in Shanghai, China.

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.

AEEDC 2020 Dubai

AEEDC Dubai, the region’s largest dental fair, gears up for a grand show in February 2020

31 October 2019

The 24th edition of AEEDC Dubai will be held from the 4 to 6 February 2020 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Whole Mouth Health summit

Whole Mouth Health summit proceedings define a pathway to global oral health literacy

06 November 2019

The full proceedings of the Whole Mouth Health summit organized at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress are now available.

WW8 delegates

Bali Declaration on Oral Health in HIV/AIDS: dentists can help end the epidemic by 2030

23 October 2019

The Declaration underlines the importance of education among oral health professionals and the public at large to effectively end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030.

FDI World Dental Congress 2020 Shanghai

How China is Shaping the Future of Oral Health for the FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai

18 October 2019

The FDI World Dental Congress 2020, which is being co-hosted by the CSA, shows a joint commitment to continue strengthening our partnership to improve the oral health of populations.