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FDI World Dental Federation serves as the principal representative body for more than one million dentists worldwide, developing health policy and continuing education programmes

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Accelerating action on oral health and NCDs_brochure
Oral health and general health
Accelerating action on oral health and NCDs
Brochure

This policy brief highlights associations between oral diseases and NCDs, and provides recommendations for their prevention and control.

Achieving a healthy ageing society_brochure
Oral health for ageing populations
Achieving a healthy ageing society
Brochure

Lifelong oral health aims to maintain good oral health and an optimal quality of life through oral health promotion, risk assessment, disease prevention, early diagnosis, and intervention at all stages of life.

Annual Report 2015_annual reports
Annual Report 2015
Annual Report

FDI in 2015 was characterized by optimism. Financially, we started off predicting a small surplus, which turned out to be larger than expected at the close of the year. By the year-end, we also had a comfortable level of reserves.

Annual Report 2016_annual reports
Annual Report 2016
Annual Report

An in-depth review of the programmes, events and finances of FDI World Dental Federation for 2016.

Annual Report 2017_annual reports
Annual Report 2017

An in-depth review of the programmes, events and finances of FDI World Dental Federation for 2017.

Annual Report 2018_annual reports
Annual Report 2018
Annual Report

An in-depth review of the programmes, events and finances of FDI World Dental Federation for 2018.

Annual Report 2019_annual reports
Annual Report 2019
Annual Report

An in-depth review of the programmes, events and finances of FDI World Dental Federation for 2019.

Brush Day & Night_10 years of partnership_brochure
Oral health for children
Brush Day & Night: 10 years of partnership
Brochure

The brochure looks at the key milestones and results over the 10 years of the programme partnership, and importantly, looking ahead at what is to come in a continuation of the campaign for improved oral health.

Brush Day & Night_12 years of improving oral health worldwide_brochure
Oral health for children
Brush Day & Night: 12 years of improving oral health worldwide
Brochure

The Brush Day & Night brochure includes the executive summary of the International Dental Journal supplement and an infographic, illustrating key facts about the methodology of the programme and the positive results of Phase III.

Caries prevention and management advocacy toolkit_toolkit
Dental caries (Tooth decay)
Caries prevention and management advocacy toolkit
Toolkit

This Advocacy Toolkit assists national dental associations (NDAs) in shaping initiatives focused on policy implementation for the prevention and management of dental caries, also referred to as tooth decay.

Caries prevention and management_chairside guide
Dental caries (Tooth decay)
Caries prevention and management chairside guide
Chairside guide

This chairside guide advises clinicians on restorative interventions with their patients. It is a visual support to the White Paper on Dental Caries Prevention and Management, with easy-to-follow guidelines suitable for the dental practice.

Collaborative Care Continuum: My oral health checklist
Collaborative Care Continuum: My oral health checklist
Brochure

Making the best of your appointment with your dentist.

Collaborative Care Continuum_Professional guidelines_chairside guides
Collaborative Care Continuum: Professional guidelines
Chairside guide

These guidelines aim to support oral health professionals when managing partially dentate patients, providing tailored instructions for each treatment options along the 3Cs pathway.

Collaborative Care Continuum_The 3Cs pathway for partially dentate patients_white paper
Collaborative Care Continuum: The 3Cs pathway for partially dentate patients
White paper

This white paper advocates for a shift in the pattern of healthcare provision from a biomedical, disease-driven treatment model to a patient-centred, holistic, and prevention-focused approach.

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Dental Ethics Manual
Manual

The FDI Dental Ethics Manual is the result of FDI's involvement and active promotion of dental ethics over many years. It emphasises the importance of professional ethics and the need for professional ethical values as part of the dental education curriculum.

Dental Ethics Manual_manuals
Dental Ethics Manual 2
Manual

Prepares dental practitioners to confront important ethical dilemmas and uphold and exceptional standard of care throughout their careers.

Dental restorative materials and the Minamata Convention on Mercury_brochure
Dental restorative materials and the Minamata Convention on Mercury: Guidelines for successful implementation
Brochure

These Guidelines for Successful Implementation are designed to equip members of national dental associations (NDAs) with the necessary knowledge, and advise NDAs about the obligations and opportunities.

Endodontic care strategy in general dental practice_chairside guides
Endodontic care strategy in general dental practice
Chairside guide

This chairside guide provides a strategy for endodontic treatment in the general dental practice, emphasizing the importance of prevention, early intervention and patient-centred care to achieve optimal outcomes.

Ergonomics and posture guidelines
Ergonomics and posture guidelines for oral health professionals
Brochure

These guidelines highlight the importance of ergonomics in the dental workplace. They provide oral health professionals with guidance on how to strike a balance between maintaining a good posture and providing efficient treatment.

Executive summary white paper on dental caries prevention and management_white paper
Dental caries (Tooth decay)
Executive summary white paper on dental caries prevention and management
White paper

The CPP White Paper addresses 13 key issues for advancing a patient-centred, evidence-based approach to caries care, and provides clear action points to drive this change.

FDI African strategy for oral health_Addressing the specific needs of the continent_journal article
Oral health and general health
FDI African strategy for oral health: Addressing the specific needs of the continent
Journal article

FDI defined a strategy for the development of oral health in Africa during the 2013 'African Summit' held in 2013 which gathered presidents from 16 African FDI National Dental Associations, FDI stakeholders, the World Health Organization and government delegates.

FDI Global Periodontal Health Project_survey
Periodontal (Gum) disease
FDI Global Periodontal Health Project 2017 NDA survey
Survey

FDI conducted a survey among its 150 members on periodontal health and found that, from the 61 National Dental Associations (NDAs) who took part, only 40% have a national monitoring and evaluation plan of periodontal disease.

Policy Statement toolkit
FDI Policy Statement Toolkit (English)
Toolkit
Policy Statement toolkit
FDI Policy Statement Toolkit (French)
Toolkit