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FDI World Dental Congress 2017

Bienvenido a Madrid! From 29 August to 1 September 2017, the dental community gathered in the Spanish capital for the FDI World Dental Congress. Find the latest news about the event here in our topic section.

FDI congress: 8,000 celebrate dentistry in Madrid Sep 13, 2017 | News Europe

FDI congress: 8,000 celebrate dentistry in Madrid

MADRID, Spain/GENEVA, Switzerland: Over 8,000 people visited this year’s World Dental Congress in Madrid, figures released by the FDI World Dental Federation have shown. The four-day event, which took place from 29 August to 1 September, welcomed dental professionals, representatives of national dental associations and public health experts from all over the world to see and discuss the latest developments in their respective fields.

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Buenos Aires, venue for next FDI World Dental Congress Sep 1, 2017 | News Europe

Buenos Aires, venue for next FDI World Dental Congress

MADRID, Spain: Dr Guillermo Rivero, President of the Argentina dental association (CORA), told Dental Tribune Online that the next FDI World Dental Congress ...

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“Say ahh” revealed as 2018–2020 campaign theme for WOHD Sep 1, 2017 | News Europe

“Say ahh” revealed as 2018–2020 campaign theme for WOHD

MADRID, Spain: The FDI has launched the 2018–2020 World Oral Health Day (WOHD) campaign at the 2017 World Dental Congress by announcing the theme that ...

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Interview: “Make sure that our members have all the right tools to serve the public” Aug 31, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “Make sure that our members have all the right tools to serve the public”

At the end of this year’s FDI World Dental Congress, Dr Kathryn Kell will begin her term as the new President of the FDI. Dental Tribune Online sat down ...

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Second annual IDM Global Oral Health Progress Award presented in Madrid Aug 31, 2017 | News Europe

Second annual IDM Global Oral Health Progress Award presented in Madrid

MADRID, Spain: Prof. Mahesh Verma, President of the Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry, was presented with the second annual International Dental Manufacturers (IDM) Global Oral Health Progress Award at the FDI World Dental Congress yesterday. The award recognises Verma’s many years of service to the dental profession and valuable contributions to furthering global oral health, particularly in emerging markets.

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Combating pregnancy gingivitis: EFP and Oral-B launch joint campaign at FDI Aug 31, 2017 | News Europe

Combating pregnancy gingivitis: EFP and Oral-B launch joint campaign at FDI

MADRID, Spain: At a press event on Wednesday, long-standing partners Oral-B and the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) announced that they have joined forces in a Europe-wide campaign to raise awareness of the importance of oral health during pregnancy. The initiative aims to educate and support expectant women, as well as health care and dental professionals, by introducing guidelines for both audiences, among other measures.

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Interview: Having a greater impact on the market Aug 31, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: Having a greater impact on the market

French companies Borea and Innixim are some of the newest corporate faces here at the FDI trade exhibition. The collaboration between them arose from the long-standing friendship between Gilles Pierson (CEO of Borea) and Pierre Montillot (Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Innixim). Dental Tribune spoke with them about their main products and how they can benefit dental practices.

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Interview: “If change is going to happen, it has to happen locally” Aug 30, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “If change is going to happen, it has to happen locally”

At this year’s FDI World Dental Congress, the annual summit of the Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future (ACFF) is being held for the eighth time. Dental ...

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Caries prevention is not just more fluoride Aug 30, 2017 | News Europe

Caries prevention is not just more fluoride

This afternoon, Prof. David Manton is presenting a paper titled “The prevention of dental caries—It is a lot more than fluoride” as part of this ...

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Flamenco and presidential handover highlights of this year’s FDI opening Aug 29, 2017 | News Europe

Flamenco and presidential handover highlights of this year’s FDI opening

The first highlight of this year’s FDI World Dental Congress took place tonight at the impressive Palacio Municipal de Congresos de Madrid, when President-elect Dr Kathryn Kell took over the presidential chain of the FDI from outgoing President Dr Patrick Hescot during the congress’s welcome ceremony. Kell, who is a dentist from Iowa in the US and a former trustee member of the American Dental Association, will lead the international dental body for the next two years.

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“Kanpai!” for FDI Madrid Aug 29, 2017 | News Europe

“Kanpai!” for FDI Madrid

MADRID, Spain: Despite the heavy showers that swept over the Spanish capital on Monday, partners and friends of the FDI met at the InterContinental hotel in the heart of Madrid to celebrate the traditional Japan Night. The event, which is organised in partnership with the Japan Dental Association and manufacturers Yoshida, GC, Morita and Shofu, was the first opportunity for officials and attendees to meet and mingle during the upcoming four congress days.

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Live at FDI: Hands-on demonstration of ACTIVA BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVE Aug 29, 2017 | News Europe

Live at FDI: Hands-on demonstration of ACTIVA BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVE

Bioactive materials are moisture-friendly and promote the natural remineralisation process through the continuous release and recharge of essential minerals. ACTIVA BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVE composite, manufactured by US company Pulpdent, is the first bioactive restorative composite with the natural aesthetic and physical properties of composites while delivering all the advantages of glass ionomers. These features set ACTIVA apart from all other products, since the restorative material releases calcium, ...

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Interview: “I am well prepared to lead the FDI to new heights” Aug 29, 2017 | News Europe

Interview: “I am well prepared to lead the FDI to new heights”

Nominated by the Italian Dental Association (AIO), Dr Gerhard Konrad Seeberger, a German general dentist practising in Italy, is one of two candidates ...

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New chairside guide for clinicians available at FDI congress in Madrid Aug 29, 2017 | News Europe

New chairside guide for clinicians available at FDI congress in Madrid

MADRID, Spain: Following up on its already successful White Paper on Dental Caries Prevention and Management, launched during the 2016 congress, the FDI ...

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Global dental community meets in Madrid Aug 29, 2017 | News Europe

Global dental community meets in Madrid

MADRID, Spain: This morning, when the 105th FDI World Dental Congress begins at the Feria de Madrid exhibition centre in Madrid, the Spanish capital will ...

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