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Japanese researchers discover new antiseptic agent to fight periodontitis Sep 18, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Japanese researchers discover new antiseptic agent to fight periodontitis

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a recently published study have shown that ozone nano-bubble water (NBW3) is very effective against two bacteria that cause periodontitis. The researchers believe that this new antimicrobial agent could be used in the development of new therapies for the inflammatory disease, which affects 15 to 20 per cent of middle-aged adults in its severest form worldwide.

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DTI launches new edition at AWDC Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

DTI launches new edition at AWDC

NEW DELHI, India: With the launch of the new edition of its flagship publication Dental Tribune for the South Asia region here at the FDI Annual World ...

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FDI opens online hub for global oral data Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

FDI opens online hub for global oral data

NEW DELHI, India: The FDI has just opened its ‘data hub for global oral health’, an evolving online database of oral health statistics and ...

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Interview: “It is a matter of social justice and human rights” Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “It is a matter of social justice and human rights”

Early childhood caries is a highly transmissible disease that can be prevented almost entirely, if the right measures are taken at the right time. A new ...

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Mukherjee admits oral health challenges, calls for revolution Sep 12, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Mukherjee admits oral health challenges, calls for revolution

NEW DELHI, India: At the opening ceremony of the FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in Greater Noida on 11 September, the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, called for a revolution in oral health comparable to the changes in agriculture and rural development his country experienced. Seventy-eight-year-old Mukherjee, who attended yesterday’s ceremony at the India Expo Centre and Mart as guest of honour, said that his government is well aware of the poor standards of oral health ...

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Secular trends in dental development Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Secular trends in dental development

Secular trends are phenomena in physical maturation that are not cyclical or seasonal but develop over a relatively long period. An analysis of these patterns is of interest because they help us to understand the relationship between human development and the environment, as well as physiological aspects of intergenerational relationships in growth.

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Interview: “Optimal oral health for the world’s population” Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “Optimal oral health for the world’s population”

As a first, GlaxoSmithKline recently announced that it has developed sales representatives training modules that will be regularly reviewed and upgraded with the help of the FDI World Dental Federation. Dental Tribune ONLINE had the opportunity to sit down with GSK’s David A. Ross, Global Head of Sales Force Effectiveness at GSK Consumer Healthcare, and FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong to discuss briefly the partnership and its long-term implications.

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 New FDI report on collaborative practice Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

New FDI report on collaborative practice

FDI has just issued its eagerly-awaited preliminary report Optimal Oral Health through Inter-Professional Education and Collaborative Practice. It is the result of work carried out by a special Task Team set up in 2013 and draws inspiration from FDI Vision 2020 and several subsequent expert consultations.

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Interview: “A very large burden for the country” Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Interview: “A very large burden for the country”

Oral cancer is the most rapidly-growing dental condition worldwide. On the Indian subcontinent, it is now one of the most common types of cancers, causing 48,000 people to die from the disease per year. Dental Tribune ONLINE spoke with congress presenter Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, a head and neck cancer surgeon from the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, about awareness among the Indian population, risk factors and what is being done to fight the epidemic.

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Today marks return of FDI Annual World Dental Congress to India Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

Today marks return of FDI Annual World Dental Congress to India

NEW DELHI, India: After a decade, the Annual World Dental Congress of the FDI World Dental Federation makes its first return to India today. Over the next four days, dental professionals, public health stakeholders and the dental industry will come together in Greater Noida near New Delhi to discuss and exchange information on the newest methods and concepts in dentistry, as well as the latest issues and developments concerning oral health.

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2014 EAO Congress – 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting

2014 EAO Congress – 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2014 EAO congress will take place in Rome from 25 to 27 September. Over the course of three days, sessions will be organized around one main theme, ...

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FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

This year, the Indian Dental Association will be hosting the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Greater Noida, NCR New Delhi, India. More than 10,000 ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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A land of a billion opportunities Sep 11, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

A land of a billion opportunities

It is an immense pleasure to welcome all delegates to the FDI Annual World Dental Congress 2014 in Greater Noida, NCR Delhi, which will be hosted by the ...

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General Assembly to adopt policy statements in New Delhi Sep 10, 2014 | News Asia Pacific

General Assembly to adopt policy statements in New Delhi

The adoption each year of a series of FDI Policy Statements is a key task of the Worldental Parliament, which assembles alongside the FDI Annual World ...

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