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FDI World Dental Federation serves as the principal representative body for more than one million dentists worldwide, developing health policy and continuing education programmes

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Dental restorative materials and the Minamata Convention on Mercury_brochure
Dental restorative materials and the Minamata Convention on Mercury: Guidelines for successful implementation
Brochure

These Guidelines for Successful Implementation are designed to equip members of national dental associations (NDAs) with the necessary knowledge, and advise NDAs about the obligations and opportunities.

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Sustainability
Drivers, opportunities and best practice for sustainability in dentistry: A scoping review
Journal article
Endodontic care strategy in general dental practice_chairside guides
Endodontic care strategy in general dental practice
Chairside guide

This chairside guide provides a strategy for endodontic treatment in the general dental practice, emphasizing the importance of prevention, early intervention and patient-centred care to achieve optimal outcomes.

Ergonomics and posture guidelines
Ergonomics and posture guidelines for oral health professionals
Brochure

These guidelines highlight the importance of ergonomics in the dental workplace. They provide oral health professionals with guidance on how to strike a balance between maintaining a good posture and providing efficient treatment.

Teledentistry Factsheet
Evidence-based use of teledentistry in oral health services
Fact sheet

An overview of the existing evidence-based literature on the use of teledentistry in oral health services, to guide dentists on how they can utilize teledentistry in their practice.

Executive summary white paper on dental caries prevention and management_white paper
Dental caries (Tooth decay)
Executive summary white paper on dental caries prevention and management
White paper

The CPP White Paper addresses 13 key issues for advancing a patient-centred, evidence-based approach to caries care, and provides clear action points to drive this change.

FDI African strategy for oral health_Addressing the specific needs of the continent_journal article
Oral health and general health
FDI African strategy for oral health: Addressing the specific needs of the continent
Journal article

FDI defined a strategy for the development of oral health in Africa during the 2013 'African Summit' held in 2013 which gathered presidents from 16 African FDI National Dental Associations, FDI stakeholders, the World Health Organization and government delegates.

FDI and IADR statement on EB150 Item 7 - NCD implementation road map 2023–2030
FDI Annual Report 2020
FDI Annual Report 2020
Annual Report

An in-depth review of the programmes, events and finances of FDI World Dental Federation for 2020.

FDI Global Periodontal Health Project_survey
Periodontal (Gum) disease
FDI Global Periodontal Health Project 2017 NDA survey
Survey

FDI conducted a survey among its 150 members on periodontal health and found that, from the 61 National Dental Associations (NDAs) who took part, only 40% have a national monitoring and evaluation plan of periodontal disease.

FDI GPHP Project - Educational Slides Deck FINAL.pdf
FDI GPHP Project - Educational Slides Deck
Policy Statement toolkit
FDI Policy Statement Toolkit (English)
Toolkit
Policy Statement toolkit
FDI Policy Statement Toolkit (French)
Toolkit
Policy Statement toolkit
FDI Policy Statement Toolkit (Spanich)
Toolkit
FDI-Sustainability-Infographic-final_17022022.pdf
Sustainability
FDI Sustainability Infographic
Infographic
Tobacco Cessation Guidance
Tobacco Cessation
FDI Tobacco Cessation Guide for Health Professionals
Chairside guide

This new guidance presents how to deliver a three to five minutes advice to help a tobacco user make a quit attemptin a primary care setting.

FDI Vision 2020_a blueprint for the profession_journal article
FDI Vision 2020: a blueprint for the profession
Journal article

Executive summary of FDI Vision 2020 publication.

FDI Vision 2020_brochure
Oral health and general health
FDI Vision 2020: Shaping the future of oral health
Brochure

Focuses specifically on how oral health can be improved through changes to national legislation and regulation. Paves the way for a new model of oral healthcare led by dentists in collaboration with a wide range of other stakeholders

FDI white paper_The essential role of the dental team in reducing antibiotic resistance
FDI white paper: The essential role of the dental team in reducing antibiotic resistance
White paper

This white paper presents a framework for dental teams seeking to tackle the problem of antibiotic resistance. Antibiotics are lifesaving drugs—when you need them, you need them to work. Antibiotic resistance is a global problem and growing rapidly due to widespread misuse of antibiotics, putting patients at risk for ‘superbugs’ that are difficult (and sometimes impossible) to treat with antibiotics. 

Tobacco cessation
Tobacco Cessation
Final FDI Tobacco Cessation Guide Japanese
Chairside guide
Global Periodontal Health Project 2019 NDA_survey
Periodontal (Gum) disease
Global Periodontal Health Project 2019 NDA survey
Survey

In 2019, 69 NDAs from 67 different countries across Africa, America, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Europe responded to the survey, compared to 61 NDAs from 59 countries in 2017.

Global periodontal health_Challenges, priorities and perspectives_proceedings
Periodontal (Gum) disease
Global periodontal health: Challenges, priorities and perspectives
Proceedings

Periodontitis is closely linked with general health and major NCDs, such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes. Even though it is one of the most common diseases worldwide, it seldom receives the attention it deserves. This consideration has led FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) to launch the GPHP to tackle the burden of periodontal diseases.

Guideleness for amateurs_brochure
Sports dentistry
Guidelines for amateurs
Brochure

This guideline provides information on the importance of maintaining a healthy mouth while playing sports, how a healthy mouth affects athletic performance, and how to maintain and protect oral health when playing sports.