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Keeping up with new technologies in adhesive dentistry

14 March 2018
Congress

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.

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Nanotechnology could redefine oral surgery

07 March 2018
Nanotechnology

Study shows potential reduction of pain and recovery time, following oral surgery, with the aid of specialized nanotechnology.

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Happy World Oral Health Day, celebrate on 20 March and be part of the global movement!

06 March 2018
World Oral Health Day

It’s almost time to ‘Say Ahh’ and tell the world to ‘Think Mouth, Think Health’. Don’t miss a chance to celebrate World Oral Health Day this 20 March! Get all the campaign resources: posters, advertisement, brochure, social media tools, media tips, advocacy guide, and more. Get involved, spread the word, and help raise awareness on the mouth and body connection #ThinkMouthThinkHealth #SayAhh #WOHD18

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Oral Health Observatory counts Italy and Japan among its ranks, OHO dentists eligible for FDI prize

06 March 2018
Research

Oral Health Observatory (OHO) dentists eligible to win an expenses-paid trip to this year’s World Dental Congress in Buenos Aires; spotlight on OHO in Italy and Japan

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Parents delay child's first visit to the dentist due to lack of guidance from healthcare providers

06 March 2018
Healthcare

US poll shows that children first visit the dentist much later than recommended; FDI responds with oral care tips for parents and children.

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Attend the 40th Asia Pacific Dental Congress in Manila this May

05 March 2018
Event

The 40th Asia Pacific Dental Congress will be held with the 109th Philippine Dental Association annual meeting in Manila, Philippines, from 7-11 May.

Dr Ece Eden

Prevention in everyday practice: The cornerstone of successful treatment

14 February 2018
Congress

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.

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Get your ‘Say Ahh’ event mapped and participate to win a World Oral Health Day award

07 February 2018
World Oral Health Day

FDI is now opening the World Oral Health Day awards to recognize outstanding campaigns organized by National Dental Associations and the public.

90% of adults worldwide suffer from periodontal disease

New FDI white paper and advocacy toolkit address the global burden of periodontal disease

07 February 2018
Periodontics

As part of the Global Periodontal Health Project (GPHP), FDI has launched a 'White Paper on Prevention and Management of Periodontal Diseases for Oral Health and General Health' and 'Periodontal Health and Disease – A practical guide to reduce the global burden of periodontal disease' to continue bringing attention to periodontal health as a priority area for policy worldwide.

Dr Rob Beaglehole presents an image of 20 teeth pulled out from a 21-year-old's mouth because of sugary drinks

Webcast and proceedings from 'No health without oral health' session now available

07 February 2018
Noncommunicable diseases

FDI organized a joint session with the NCD Alliance at the FDI World Dental Congress 2017 Madrid on how the dental community can leverage the noncommunicable disease (NCD) agenda to delive