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As an internationally active organisation, there is always something happening at FDI World Dental Federation. Stay up to date with the latest news from around the world here.

Poor oral hygiene may impair training and athletic performance

June 21, 2019 | News

GENEVA, Switzerland: With the summer sports season in full swing, FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) has partnered with Sunstar to release a series of sports dentistry resources for athletes, sports medicine physicians and sports organisations. Since poor oral health can affect both athletic performance and general health, the organisation strongly recommends that both elite and amateur athletes make oral health needs their top priority.

World No Tobacco Day—FDI highlights role of dental practitioners

May 31, 2019 | News

GENEVA, Switzerland: Annually on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day. This year, lung health is the primary focus of the campaign. However, FDI World Dental Federation is highlighting the relationship between tobacco use and oral health.

Endodontics white paper calls for treatment to consider patient health

May 03, 2019 | News

GENEVA, Switzerland: FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) recently released its first white paper on endodontic care, providing an important resource for dentists, national dental associations (NDAs) and other oral health actors.

Survey: UK schools rank last in provision of oral health education

March 20, 2019 | News

GENEVA, Switzerland: Today on World Oral Health Day (WOHD), FDI World Dental Federation has released the results of a survey conducted in 13 countries which asked parents with children aged 5–16 if their child’s school provided lessons on good oral care. Poor oral health can negatively affect how a young mouth develops and leads to more than 50 million school hours being lost each year. It can also affect a child’s confidence, social skills and potential for success later in life. Oral health is, therefore, essential to a child’s general health and well-being.

Registration now open for ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2019

February 14, 2019 | News

SAN FRANCISCO, U.S.: The American Dental Association (ADA) and FDI World Dental Federation invite all dental professionals to participate at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2019. The event will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from Sept. 4 to 8.

Interview: “Listening and learning from the very best in the world”

December 17, 2018 | Events, Interviews, News

In an interview with FDI World Dental Federation, 2019 General Chair of the Committee on Annual Meetings from the American Dental Association (ADA) Dr. Roger Macias, shared his excitement for collaborative, hands-on learning opportunities for the next FDI World Dental Congress. The congress will take place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from 5–8 September 2019.

BDA representatives elected to serve in FDI World Dental Federation

October 17, 2018 | News

LONDON, UK: Two of the leading members of the British Dental Association (BDA) have been elected to serve in the FDI World Dental Federation at this year’s World Dental Congress in Argentina. Dr David Williams, Professor of Global Oral Health at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, and Dr Mick Armstrong, Chair of the BDA’s Principal Executive Committee, have been chosen for the FDI’s Science and Dental Practice committees, respectively.

Roster Dent presenta en FDI Buenos Aires sus implantes y biomateriales

October 05, 2018 | News

El asesor comercial de la compañía Roster Dent presentó una amplia gama de productos para implantología en el marco del congreso de la Federación Dental Mundial, celebrado en el centro expositivo La Rural de Buenos Aires.

A Buenos Aires la carica degli 8 mila per il 106° World Dental Congress FDI

October 04, 2018 | News

Dal 5 all’8 settembre scorso l’Argentina è diventata il “caput mundi” dell’odontoiatria mondiale, grazie al 106mo World Dental Congress (WDC) che si è svolto nella capitale Buenos Aires a cura dell’FDI.

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