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Study shows dramatic rise in antibiotics prescribed to dental patients in England during COVID-19 lockdown earlier this year

13 November 2020

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) releases new White Paper on antibiotic resistance to mark World Antimicrobial Awareness Week

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.

COVID-19: FDI members distributed PPE for dental teams on World Oral Health Day

29 October 2020
World Oral Health Day

National dental associations participating in the FDI Brush Day & Night programme distributed PPE to dental teams during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.