A Reflection about the future of the Dental Profession in FDI

January 12, 2009

When, about 10 years ago, I started to attend the meetings of the FDI, I realised that the matters under discussion were essential for the practice of our profession.

Then and now the growing influence of globalisation affected dentistry, both directly and indirectly.

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Oral health: prevention is key

January 9, 2009

Dear friends,

let me share a recommendation of an article sent to me by a colleague from Poland, Anna Lella:

The Lancet, Volume 373, Issue 9657, Page 1, 3 January 2009 “Oral health: prevention is key”


Let’s work for 2009!

January 7, 2009

The global crisis that affects us will chance some of the traditional paradigms of our professional practice.

The FDI, as the main organization representing the oral health sector, must be one step ahead of this situation.

I am absolutely sure that new and fascinating opportunities will arise from this period we are living.

It’s up to us all to help the FDI to identify them and, mostly, to help society and oral health professionals to internalize them

Let’s work for 2009!