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WHA72 - Follow-up to the high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance
Statement

Dentists should not be overlooked in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR). As dentists prescribe around 10% of all antibiotics commonly used, they are key stakeholders in combating AMR. We therefore urge countries to reach out to their National Dental Associations (NDAs) when developing and implementing national action plans (NAPs) to counter antibiotic resistance.

WHA72 - Follow-up to the high-level meeting on NCDs
WHA72 - Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Statement
WHA72 - Primary health care towards universal health coverage
Statement
WHA72 - Promoting the health of refugees and migrants
Statement
WHA72 - Proposed programme budget 2020-2021
Statement
WHA72 - UHC – Community health workers delivering primary health care: opportunities and challenges
White paper on dental caries prevention and management_white paper
Dental caries (Tooth decay)
White paper on dental caries prevention and management
White paper

This White Paper aims to provide the information that is necessary to understand why change is important, and how it can be initiated and conducted.

White Paper on endodontic care_white paper
White paper on endodontic care
White paper

The white paper outlines the prevention strategies and treatment procedures which make up the field of endodontics and identifies challenges in the provision of endodontic care in daily dental practice.

White paper on prevention and management of periodontal diseases for oral health and general health_white paper
White paper on prevention and management of periodontal diseases for oral health and general health
White paper

This white paper provides oral health professionals with a comprehensive yet succinct summary of the main issues related to the global prevalence and impacts, aetiology and pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of periodontal diseases. 

WHO EB 148 - FDI statement on Item 6
Statement
WHO EB 148 - FDI statement on Item 9
WHO EB 148 - IADR statement on Item 6
WHO EB144 - FDI statement on Item 5.1
Statement
WHO EB144 - FDI statement on Item 5.4
Statement
WHO EB144 - FDI statement on Item 5.5
Statement
WHO EB144 - FDI statement on Item 5.8 AMR
Statement
WHO EB144 - FDI statement on Item 5.8 NCDs
Statement
WHO EB144 - FDI statement on Item 6.4
Statement
WHO EB146 - FDI statement on Item 17
Statement
WHO EB146 - FDI statement on Item 20
Statement
WHO EB146 - FDI statement on Item 7.1
Statement
Whole Mouth Health Statement
Whole Mouth Health Statement
Statement

Maintaining a healthy microbiome plays a fundamental role in maintaining a healthy mouth and a healthy body. The microbiome exists on every surface of the oral cavity.