Task Teams

Task Teams and Working Groups are established by the Council to consider matters which are not falling within the purview of any Standing Committee.

The Task Team works to help gain visibility for oral health, mobilize and support member National Dental Associations in their advocacy efforts and promote strategic collaborations with organizations, networks and alliances.

The Global Periodontal Health Project Task Team provides guidance and scientific expertise to ensure sound implementation of the Global Periodontal Health Project, which aims to reduce and prevent periodontal (gum) disease worldwide.

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused events around the world to be cancelled or postponed and it affected the usual business of General Assembly and FDI Parliament. The Governance Task Team was established to look into alternative solutions for uninterrupted conduct of the General Assembly business and meeting in extraordinary circumstances.

The Nominations Task Team evaluates and proposes changes to the existing rules concerning FDI election campaigns, how candidates run their campaigns, and suggest improvements in the nomination and election process.

The Oral Health Observatory Task Team guides the implementation of the initial deployment in 10 countries of the Oral Health Observatory project.

The Sports in Dentistry Task Team oversees the production of guidelines on good oral health for relevant groups in the sports industry, including dentists, physicians, and people playing sports at every level.

Celebrated every year on 20 March, World Oral Health Day is the largest global awareness campaign on oral health.

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