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January 18, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

New Report From FDI World Dental Federation Tackles Oral Health Inequalities and Outlines Strategies to Improve Oral Healthcare Over the Next Ten Years

by FDI World Dental Federation

Coinciding with the 148th session of the World Health Organization Executive Board, where an oral health resolution is on the agenda for adoption by governments, FDI releases Vision 2030: Delivering Optimal Oral Health for All, a timely report that offers a comprehensive,

November 16, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Study Shows Dramatic Rise in Antibiotics Prescribed to Dental Patients in England During COVID-19 Lockdown Earlier This Year

by FDI

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) releases new White Paper on antibiotic resistance to mark World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. One of the unintended consequences of the COVID-19 lockdowns in England earlier this year has been a 25 per cent increase in the prescription

October 22, 2020 News NewsOral Health

FDI World Dental Federation Says Be Proud of Your Mouth for World Oral Health Day 2021 to 2023

by FDI World Dental Federation

World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated globally every year on 20 March. Its purpose: to empower people with the tools and knowledge to prevent and control oral diseases, which affect nearly 3.5 billion people worldwide. WOHD encourages people to

September 23, 2020 News NewsOral Health

FDI World Dental Federation and Smile Train: Children with Clefts are at High Risk for Tooth Decay, Gum Disease and Other Serious Oral Health Concerns

by FDI World Dental Federation

Around the world, a baby is born with a cleft about every three minutes. Many children with clefts have severe difficulties eating, breathing, hearing, and speaking. What’s more, even after having cleft surgery, these children often have a higher risk

September 15, 2020 News NewsOral Health

FDI Rallies Members to Support Dentists Who Lost Their Practices in the Beirut Explosion

by Bite Magazine

FDI World Dental Federation is calling on its members to help and support the countless colleagues who lost their dental practices in the huge explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, last month. On 4 August, a huge explosion rocked the city of Beirut,

August 7, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

FDI and ICHOM Develop Baselines and Indicators to Measure Oral Health Outcomes Globally

by FDI World Dental Federation

To advance FDI’s goal to develop baselines and indicators to measure oral health outcomes globally, FDI and the International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM) developed a minimum Adult Oral Health Standard Set (AOHSS) for use in clinical practice, research,

July 31, 2020 News DentistryNews

Celebrating the 2020 World Oral Health Day Award Winners

by FDI World Dental Federation

World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is organized by FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) and is celebrated annually on 20 March. Each year, FDI recognizes outstanding contributions to this global awareness campaign through the WOHD Awards. FDI warmly congratulates all winners

June 3, 2020 News News

FDI Offers Guidance to Members, Health Authorities and Dental Teams in Response to COVID-19

by FDI

FDI Council recently published an official statement outlining key principles for dental practice and oral health promotion during the pandemic. After its emergence in December 2019, COVID-19 has grown to pandemic proportions with over 5.7 million cases and 350,000 deaths

November 8, 2019 News News

Whole Mouth Health Summit Proceedings Define A Pathway To Global Oral Health Literacy

by FDI World Dental Federation

The full proceedings of the Whole Mouth Health (WMH) summit organized at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress are now available. On the 5th and 7th of September 2019, FDI hosted a two-day summit to introduce the WMH Project, which

September 12, 2019 News News

FDI Survey Says Refugees Have Limited Access To Regular Dental Check-Ups And Screenings

by FDI World Dental Federation

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that there are more than 70 million forcibly displaced people worldwide—26 million of them are refugees. In June 2019, FDI World Dental Federation surveyed its member National Dental Associations (NDAs) to measure the

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

April 24, 2018 News NewsPeriodontics

FDI Puts Focus on Global Prevention of Periodontal Disease

by FDI, PR Newswire

FDI World Dental Federation published two resources – a white paper and a practical guide – as part of its Global Periodontal Health Project (GPHP), which aims to bring attention to periodontal health as a priority area for policy worldwide.

August 29, 2017 News NewsOral Health

FDI Releases Chairside Guide for Dentists with a Focus on Caries Prevention

by FDI World Dental Federation

DI World Dental Federation issued today a chairside guide to advise clinicians on restorative interventions with their patients. It was released on the opening day of the FDI World Dental Congress in Madrid, Spain (29 August-1 September) under the umbrella of the