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WHO/V. Martin

FDI promotes oral health priorities at World Health Organization

06 February 2018
WHO

The 142nd session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board had noncommunicable diseases featured prominently on the agenda.

WHPRC 2018

Join the conversation on health professional regulation, register now and save

05 February 2018
Event

Early-bird registration for the World Health Professions Regulation Conference on 19-20 May in Geneva, Switzerland, ends 15 February.

WDC Interviews: Paulo Kano

The future of dentistry is digital

18 January 2018
Congress

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’.

Sugar from can

Australia reignites debate for a sugar tax, but lacks government support

11 January 2018
Sugar

The Australian Medical Association calls for a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages to be introduced as a matter of priority to tackle obesity.

Safeguard your teeth

Endodontics at the core of new partnership between FDI and Dentsply Sirona

10 January 2018
Endodontics

FDI and Dentsply Sirona team up to deliver White Paper and Chairside Guide on the need for endodontics in the daily dental practice.

Senior couple embracing each other and smiling

IDJ supplement on oral health for an ageing population now online

09 January 2018
Ageing population

The International Dental Journal (IDJ) published a special issue on oral health for an ageing population. A related webcast is also available.

At the dentist, oral health is integral to general health

Time to prepare for World Oral Health Day, download the resources, submit an event

10 January 2018
World Oral Health Day

Get ready to ‘Say Ahh’ this 20 March on World Oral Health Day (WOHD). Find all the materials to get involved and help promote the campaign.

IDEM 2018

IDEM 2018 celebrates almost two decades of clinical excellence in dentistry

08 January 2018
Event

The International Dental Exhibition and Meeting (IDEM) will take place in Singapore from 13-15 April. Register before 31 January and save.

Dr Marcel Noujeim

Radiology and radiological procedures in everyday dentistry

13 December 2017
Congress

Dr Marcel Noujeim, Professor and Graduate Programme Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, describes why it's important for dental professionals to perform and interpret radiographic procedures.

Dental inequalities in London, UK (2012)

Barriers to oral health create regional divide among England’s rich and poor

07 December 2017
Healthcare

A recent report reveals an existing a divide in good oral health between northern and southern England, as well as rich and poor