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September 12, 2022 News DentistryNews

FDI World Dental Federation Launches Toolkit on How to Make Dentistry More Sustainable

by FDI World Dental Federation

Dental practices can use the tools as a guide to make their work more environmentally sustainable and by tracking progress they can achieve recognition awards for their efforts. FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) today launched a Toolkit for Sustainable Dentistry,

March 30, 2022 News News

FDI World Dental Federation Launches Consensus Statement on Sustainable Oral Healthcare

by FDI World Dental Federation

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI), today, launched its inaugural Consensus Statement on Environmentally Sustainable Oral Healthcare, aimed at moving the oral healthcare sector towards more environmentally friendly practices that ultimately reduce the carbon footprint of the profession. The Consensus Statement was

March 10, 2022 News NewsOral Health

FDI World Dental Federation Asks How Can Industry Drive Innovation to Improve Oral Health?

by FDI World Dental Federation

World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated every year, all around the world, on 20 March. In the spirit of the 2022 WOHD campaign, Be Proud of your Mouth for your happiness and well-being, that advocates a multisectoral response to addressing the burden of oral

February 2, 2022 News NewsOral Health

WHO’s Executive Board Approves the Draft Global Oral Health Strategy

by FDI World Dental Federation

FDI celebrates the WHO Executive Board’s recommendation to the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA75) that the draft global oral health strategy be approved, in May 2022. The 150th session of WHO’s Executive Board (EB150) was held from 24 to 29 January 2022

May 31, 2021 News NewsOral Health

WHO World Health Assembly Approves ‘Historic’ Resolution on Oral Health

by FDI World Dental Federation

The 74th session of the World Health Assembly (WHA74) is being held this year from 24 May to 1 June 2021. As a non-state actor in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), FDI ensures oral health is included when

May 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

FDI World Dental Federation Sustainability in Dentistry Initiative Unites Eco-Conscious Dental Industry Partners Around a Common Aim

by FDI World Dental Federation

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI)  launched a new initiative, with commitments from four founding industry partners – Colgate, Dentsply-Sirona, GSK Consumer Healthcare, and TePe – to lead the charge on sustainability in dentistry. Over the next two years FDI will

February 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

New FDI World Dental Federation Global Survey Reveals That Two-Thirds of Countries are Not Allowing Dentists to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by FDI World Dental Federation

Survey also shows that half of the responding countries have agreed to include dentists in their priority vaccination groups FDI World Dental Federation today called for more countries to enable dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines after a survey of its members

January 25, 2021 News News

Dr Tedros Hails “Landmark Resolution” on Oral Health at the 148th Session of the WHO Executive Board

by FDI World Dental Federation

On the fourth day of the 148th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board meeting, Member States passed a game-changing resolution on Oral health, spearheaded by the government of Sri Lanka. WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it a “landmark resolution”

March 27, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Cancelled: FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai

by FDI

Open letter from FDI President Dr Gerhard K. Seeberger and Executive Director Mr Enzo Bondioni regarding the FDI World Dental Congress 2020 in Shanghai  Dear colleagues and friends, The world is going through a very challenging time as a result

October 21, 2019 News NewsOral Health

How China Is Shaping The Future Of Oral Health For The FDI World Dental Congress 2020 In Shanghai

by FDI World Dental Federation

In China, significant differences exist between urban and rural populations in terms of oral hygiene practices and access to oral care. Results of a study published in the International Dental Journal in 2005 revealed that regular tooth brushing was three times more

September 9, 2019 News News

FDI World Dental Federation And Smile Train Launch Project To Improve Oral Health Of Children With Clefts

by FDI World Dental Federation

Oral health non-profits FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) and Smile Train are joining forces with support from GSK Consumer Healthcare to launch a two-year project to improve oral health guidance and on-going care for children with clefts. Together, FDI and

March 21, 2019 News News

Global Survey Shows Some Countries Better at Providing Oral Health Education in Schools

by FDI

Today on World Oral Health Day (WOHD), the American Dental Association joins FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) to highlight the urgent need for oral health education for children. The results of a survey from 13 countries, which asked parents with