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FDI member Australian Dental Association is shaping the future of oral health

05 August 2020
FDI Member

Dental Health Week held by the Australian Dental Association strives to raise awareness of unhealthy sugar consumption. Sugar is the number one cause of tooth decay globally.

Celebrating the 2020 World Oral Health Day Award winners

30 July 2020
World Oral Health Day

FDI warmly congratulates all winners for their exemplary work and hopes that their efforts will inspire others to lead equally engaging campaigns of their own.

From strictly aesthetics to an integral part of oral health: A brief history of orthodontics through the ages

15 July 2020
Prevention

While some might claim that the pursuit of straight teeth has been around since ancient times, the large-scale development of orthodontics started much later.

8 July webinar features oral health professionals from four continents currently confronting the COVID-19 pandemic

30 June 2020
Event

Register for our FDI Oral Health Campus CE-accredited webinar on how dentistry has evolved throughout the pandemic.

Oral health and access to care under siege during COVID-19 pandemic

29 June 2020
Healthcare

The pandemic has severely disrupted dentistry services and access to care and has also fueled unhealthy eating and drinking habits. 

Letter from the President

Letter from the President: Our FDI Oral Health Campus facilitates new era of online learning

23 June 2020

Knowledge transfer is an essential part of FDI’s strategy to lead the world to optimal oral health. To celebrate our 120-year anniversary this year, we launched our very own webinar platform, the FDI Oral Health Campus.

WHO mobile learning app on COVID-19 supports health workers around the globe

17 June 2020
WHO

The WHO Academy recently launched a mobile learning app that provides health workers with critical, evidence-based information and tools to respond to COVID-19. 

As COVID-19 shifts learning online, FDI supports parents and teachers with digital resources on oral health education

15 June 2020
Prevention

More than 50 million school hours are lost each year because of poor oral health. FDI World Dental Federation supports teachers to integrate oral health into their lesson plans, with the aim to have healthier, happier children inside and outside the classroom.

Letter from the President: A snapshot of hope and collective action in uncertain times

04 June 2020

Our comprehensive reporting post-World Oral Health Day shows staggering levels of engagement: we collected over 25,000 pledges for better oral health outcomes worldwide. We are also working side by side with our members to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

FDI Webinar

FDI webinar on 25 June details path to optimal periodontal health

04 June 2020
Periodontics

Register for the CE-accredited webinar highlighting the latest research in periodontology and the essential steps in achieving and maintaining optimal periodontal health in patients.