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Webinar: Minamata

Webinar: What dentists need to know about the Minamata Convention on Mercury

01 May 2019
Amalgam

FDI World Dental Federation will host a webinar on 14 May 2019 on the Minamata Convention on Mercury and its impact on the dental profession. In an interview with FDI, experts share a brief preview of what to expect during the webinar.

World Day for Safety and Health at Workd

FDI announces new partnership with Morita on World Day for Health and Safety at Work

28 April 2019
Prevention

FDI is embarking on a new project to promote health and safety in the dental practice.

#WorldNoTobaccoDay: FDI highlights the role of practitioners in fight for tobacco control

01 May 2019
Prevention

Tobacco is one of the greatest public health challenges the world faces today. This World No Tobacco Day, FDI explains how oral health professionals can help limit tobacco use through mindful dialogue with their patients.

Conference on Primary Healthcare

Op-ed: Dental students advocate for primary health coverage to include oral health

25 April 2019
FDI Member

IADS has a responsibility to advocate for oral care to be acknowledged as an essential factor within the PHC and UHC agenda.

Dr Seeberger at the World Oral Health Day celebration ceremony

FDI President Elect attends second-phase launch of Smile Around the World in China

11 April 2019
Prevention

Dr Gerhard Seeberger gave opening remarks at the launch of Smile Around the World in China, which is implementing oral health workshops in three primary schools in Jiangxi province.

Congress interviews

Advocating early-stage treatment and improved patient care

09 April 2019
Congress

Prof. Søren Jepsen introduces the updated classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, which defines, for the first time, what periodontal health means. Put together by a group of experts from around the globe, this new classification is finding its place in dental practices worldwide.

Say Ahh: Act on Mouth Health postcard

How did you celebrate World Oral Health Day? Let us know, win a prize!

03 April 2019
World Oral Health Day

Don’t miss your chance: when you submit a World Oral Health Day Activity Report, you’re eligible to win a WOHD Award. Share your celebrations with us today.

Mouth Heroes for Schools

Mouth Heroes for Schools: helping teachers give lessons on good oral health

03 April 2019
Prevention

Mouth Heroes for Schools is a multimedia resource that provides teachers with the tools to give lessons on good oral health.

World Health Day

Oral health must be integrated into universal health coverage #WorldHealthDay

03 April 2019
WHO

World Health Day is dedicated to universal health coverage (UHC). Integrating oral health into UHC should improve health outcomes and reduce inequalities in access to care.

Brush Day & Night in Nigeria

Reporting back from Brazzaville: FDI attends WHO capacity-building workshop on oral health

26 March 2019
WHO

FDI showed its commitment to oral health in Africa by attending a WHO workshop meant to build momentum around the Regional Oral Health Strategy.