January 24 marks International Day of Education. Through FDI’s Mouth Heroes for Schools, teachers can help empower their students to adopt good oral health habits – now and in the future – to protect their general health and well-being for a lifetime.
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.
At the third meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, FDI, the International Association for Dental Research and the World Health Organization advocated for the continued phase down of dental amalgam.
Since my appointment in September I have met with many of our members to understand their national challenges and approaches. One thing has become very clear to me – our truly diverse membership share a united passion to improve oral health and the practice of dentistry.
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.