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The road to optimal periodontal health: register for our second webinar in the three-part series

23 October 2020
Periodontics

A huge challenge facing general dentists today is how to successfully manage periodontitis patients to achieve predictable treatment outcomes and long-term health. Register today for our second FDI Oral Health Campus webinar on periodontal health in the three-part series.

WHO Executive Board special session on COVID-19: FDI says equitable access to essential oral healthcare services must continue

07 October 2020
WHO

FDI underlined the importance of adapting the COVID-19 response to emerging evidence to ensure that the safest protocols are implemented to safely deliver essential oral healthcare services.

Children with clefts are at high risk for tooth decay, gum disease and other serious oral health concerns

23 September 2020
Prevention

FDI World Dental Federation and Smile Train are releasing Oral Health in Comprehensive Cleft Care guidelines to empower local cleft teams with training and resources to improve oral health.

Don’t delay – register today for the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference

28 September 2020
FDI Member

Reserve your All-Access Pass for the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference, 15–17 October! It’s excellent value that includes unmatched education, industry panels, community meet-ups, and more. 

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, FDI highlights need to build awareness about oral health in cancer care

15 September 2020
Healthcare
Childhood cancer presents as one of the major causes of death worldwide. Collaborative cancer care, which must include oral health, is indispensable to improve patients’ overall treatment outcomes and quality of life.
 

FDI launches call to support dentists who lost their practices in the Beirut explosion

14 September 2020
FDI Member
FDI calls on its members to help and support the countless colleagues who lost their dental practices in the huge explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, in August.

Setting essential standards on oral health and dental care for children born with clefts

02 September 2020
Prevention
FDI has teamed up with oral health non-profit Smile Train to integrate regular and focused dental care into the treatment and care plan of children with clefts to help address oral hygiene challenges and prevent oral disease.


Phase down of dental amalgam is the only equitable and feasible approach globally

30 August 2020
Amalgam
FDI calls for evidence-based strategies to help in the implementation of the Minamata Convention on Mercury and the phase down of dental amalgam.