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Letter from the President: We must stand together to foster supportive working environments for all health professionals

28 October 2020

Oral health professionals have an important role to play in demanding stronger healthcare systems and more investment in the workforce to improve global health outcomes. Join me to Stand Up for Positive Practice Environments today. I’m also excited to announce the recent release of a new FDI digital assessment tool to accurately score a patient’s level of periodontal disease. Finally, please join me in remembering a dear departed colleague, Prof. Roy Duckworth CBE.

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

23 October 2020

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.

FDI World Dental Federation says Be Proud of Your Mouth for World Oral Health Day 2021 to 2023

22 October 2020

Representing more than one million dentists worldwide, FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) unveils its three-year “Be Proud of Your Mouth” World Oral Health Day campaign. 

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

07 October 2020

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.

Letter from the President: News to share as we greet the autumn season

01 October 2020

While the season ahead may be uncertain, we can certainly count on FDI to deliver cutting-edge webinars and new resources to support oral health professionals around the world deliver optimal oral care to all. 

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. 

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

23 September 2020

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.

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

15 September 2020
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.