For the past 120 years, the FDI World Dental Congress has united the global oral health community

24 August 2020

Throughout history, the FDI World Dental Congress never lost its ambition to advance the science and practice of dentistry by bringing together oral health professionals from around the world.

World Dental Congress 2020 key image

Cancelled: FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai

26 March 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, FDI Council has decided to cancel the FDI World Dental Congress, scheduled to take place in Shanghai, China, from 1-4 September 2020.

“A phenomenon of our time”: Prof. Dr Katrin Bekes introduces molar incisor hypomineralization

10 December 2019

Molar incisor hypomineralization (MIH) affects about 13% of children worldwide. While the cause of MIH remains unclear, Prof. Dr Katrin Bekes proposes a series of effective treatment options that prioritize the young patient’s quality of life.  

Brush Day & Night session at WDC19 San Francisco

Webcasts from ADA FDI World Dental Congress San Francisco online now

25 November 2019

Three sessions are available as webcasts: How to Improve the Management of Periodontal Diseases, Contemporary Management of Partially Dentate Patients, and Achieving Improved and Sustainable Oral Health Worldwide through Brush Day & Night.

WDC20 interview with Prof. Lars Andersson

“I’m talking about trauma”: Interview with traumatology expert Prof. Lars Andersson

13 November 2019

Oral injuries have significant physical, psychosocial, and economic impacts and are a major public health problem. Prof. Lars Andersson will give two lectures on dental trauma in young patients next year at the FDI World Dental Congress in Shanghai, China.

Whole Mouth Health summit

Whole Mouth Health summit proceedings define a pathway to global oral health literacy

06 November 2019

The full proceedings of the Whole Mouth Health summit organized at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress are now available.

FDI World Dental Congress 2020 Shanghai

How China is Shaping the Future of Oral Health for the FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai

18 October 2019

The FDI World Dental Congress 2020, which is being co-hosted by the CSA, shows a joint commitment to continue strengthening our partnership to improve the oral health of populations.

FDI and ADA presidents pose with Toothie

FDI reports high attendance at ADA FDI World Dental Congress, General Assembly election results now available

09 September 2019

Today marks the final day of the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco, USA. FDI World Dental Federation and the American Dental Association welcomed over 30,000 participants from the United States and abroad.