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FDI World Dental Congress 2018

FDI reports on key outcomes of 2018 World Dental Congress

08 September 2018

The 2018 FDI World Dental Congress concluded on Saturday, 8 September. Organized in collaboration with the Argentina Dental Association, the Congress welcomed nearly 8,000 participants from around the globe.

Professor Marzena Dominiak

Anaesthesia and pharmacology headline Year-in-Review session

14 August 2018

The Year-in-Review session will centre upon the newest developments in anaesthesia and pharmacology within the dental profession. Year-in-Review session chair, Professor Marzena Dominiak, offers her insights on the highlights of this session and details her own approach to anaesthesia.

FDI World Dental Congress 2018 Buenos Aires

Countdown to annual FDI World Dental Congress

08 August 2018

FDI World Dental Federation looks forward to welcoming all attendees to Buenos Aires for the 2018 FDI World Dental Congress from 5 to 8 September 2018. Five sessions will be webcast for those who wish to attend remotely.

FDI World Dental Congress 2018 Buenos Aires

An in-depth look at oral health and healthy ageing

11 July 2018

World Oral Health Forum panelists Dr Sophie Dartevelle and Prof. Kakuhiro Fukai highlight the importance of prioritizing oral health within the eldercare framework. This year's edition will illustrate the strong link between oral health and healthy ageing through a series of real-life examples of elderly oral healthcare models from Asia, Europe, and South America.

FDI WDC interviews

Unhealthy cannot be sugar-coated

13 June 2018

FDI, the NCD Alliance, and the World Health Organization are organizing a joint session at the FDI World Dental Congress 2018 Buenos Aires to highlight the need for common preventative interventions. Featuring four expert speakers, the session, titled ‘Curbing the Sugar Rush’, will focus on how to tackle oral diseases and other NCDs through a unified approach.

Prof Lijian Jin WDC interview

Tackling the global burden of periodontal disease

09 May 2018

Prof Lijian Jin, Modern Dental Laboratory Professor in Clinical Dental Science and Professor of Periodontology in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Hong Kong, will chair symposium on periodontal health for a second consecutive year as part of the FDI Global Periodontal Health Project.

WDC 2018 Interviews

Envisioning the future of dental materials

11 April 2018

The future of dental materials is a timely hot topic that will be debated in Buenos Aires. The three participating speakers of the session give their views on the role of amalgam in today’s dental practice – and what’s to come.

Marco Ferrari portrait

Keeping up with new technologies in adhesive dentistry

14 March 2018

Prof Marco Ferrari, Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics and Dental Materials and Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Siena, discusses the progress made possible by adhesive dentistry and considerations around digital dentistry.

Dr Ece Eden

Prevention in everyday practice: The cornerstone of successful treatment

14 February 2018

Dr Ece Eden, Professor at the Department of Pedodontics in the School of Dentistry at Ege University, will cover a range of topics during her three interventions at FDI World Dental Congress 2018 Buenos Aires – from managing dental emergencies to practicing preventive dentistry to prevention and management of Early Childhood Caries.

WDC Interviews: Paulo Kano

The future of dentistry is digital

18 January 2018

Dr Paulo Kano, Master in Oral Implantology at the São Leopoldo Mandic University, sets expectations for the two lectures he will be giving in Buenos Aires; one on ‘Aesthetic Rehabilitations with Cllones’ and the other on ‘Revolutionizing Aesthetics with High Technology Systems’.