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As an internationally active organisation, there is always something happening at FDI World Dental Federation. Stay up to date with the latest news from around the world here.

Tylko do końca maja FDI Poznań 2016 taniej!

May 27, 2016

Na co wydać 500 zł zaoszczędzone z tytułu wcześniejszej rejestracji na Doroczny Światowy Kongres Stomatologiczny FDI? Chociażby na warsztat z zakresu wykorzystania allograftu, spotkanie w formule Meet-the-expert poświęcone tomografii stożkowej i koncert wybitnej pianistki Kate Liu. Udział w kilkudziesięciu wykładach, prowadzonych przez znakomitych specjalistów z całego świata, tłumaczonych symultanicznie na język polski, uczestnicy otrzymują w pakiecie.

FDI: Rencontre d’experts en gérodontologie

May 24, 2016

LUCERNE, Suisse : Du 3 au 5 mai, la Fédération dentaire internationale (FDI) a organisé trois journées de conférences axées sur la santé bucco-dentaire pour la population vieillissante (Oral Health for an Ageing Population OHAP). Vingt spécialistes internationaux, dont des membres du World Health Organization (WHO), se sont notamment entretenus sur la thématique « la santé bucco-dentaire tout au long de sa vie : un droit fondamental de l´homme ». L´objectif de ces rencontres est de mettre en place des stratégies visant à améliorer la santé bucco-dentaire et à prévenir de la perte de dents chez les personnes âgées.

FDI President-Elect receives idm Global Oral Health Progress Award

March 02, 2016

WASHINGTON, USA: International Dental Manufacturers (idm), a group of global dental industry associations, has honored Dr. Kathryn Kell, President-Elect of the FDI World Dental Federation, with the first annual IDM Global Oral Health Progress Award. The award recognizes Kell’s contributions to advancing oral health and her leadership in the FDI’s Congress Working Group to secure the success of future FDI Annual World Dental Congresses (AWDC) in particular.

World Oral Health Day 2016: Healthy Mouth. Healthy Body.

February 29, 2016

GENEVA, Switzerland: Every World Oral Health Day (WOHD), which is celebrated annually on 20 March around the world, is held under a new and specific theme. This year’s WOHD will focus on raising awareness of the link between good oral health and overall well-being, with the slogan “It all starts here. Healthy mouth. Healthy body.”

Interview: “The dentist should be the custodian of quality of life”

February 22, 2016

The upcoming FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) is expected to attract around 12,000 dental professionals to Poznán in Poland this autumn (7–10 September). Dr Patrick Hescot, President of the FDI World Dental Federation, promoted the event during the UAE International Dental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition in Dubai this year. In an exclusive interview with Dental Tribune Online, he shares his vision for the future of dentistry, discusses the main congress topics and expresses his concerns about a number of recent developments in the field.

Madrid to host 2017 FDI Annual World Dental Congress

June 08, 2015

MADRID, Spain: The Spanish Dental Association (Consejo General de Colegios Odontólogos y Estomatólogos de España – CGCOEE) will be hosting the 2017 FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) in Madrid. The congress will take place from 29 August to 1 September, 2017. Madrid was selected from a number of options, by the FDI Council, during its meeting in Marrakech on 20 April.

Jean-Luc Eiselé bids FDI farewell

April 26, 2015

GENEVA, Switzerland: After four years, Dr Jean-Luc Eiselé, Executive Director of the FDI World Dental Federation, will be leaving the organisation to pursue new duties and responsibilities at a Swiss local health organisation. He will be succeeded by Enzo Bondioni.

Tackling poor oral health around the globe

April 12, 2015 | News

COPENHAGEN, Denmark: Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have examined the benefits of enhanced oral health promotion combined with a closely supervised toothbrushing programme in schools in southern Thailand. The two-year study aimed to establish an effective model for the fight against the increasing burden of tooth decay among children in Asia.

FDI calls for tobacco-free New Year

January 01, 2015

GENEVA, Switzerland: As World Oral Health Day (WOHD) 2015 approaches, FDI World Dental Federation encourages people to make a healthy New Year’s resolution and reduce their use of tobacco—or give it up completely—as part of the 2015 World Oral Health Day’s ‘Smile for life’ campaign. The FDI also asks health professionals to participate in tobacco-prevention activities.

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