This year, the ADA FDI World Dental Congress will be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, from September4th to 8th. Held under the theme Be a part of something extraordinary, the 2019 Congress will strengthen ties and foster collaboration within the global oral health community by offering a unique opportunity to meet with leaders within the oral health profession from around the globe.
Combined, FDI and the ADA represent over one million oral health professionals in 130 countries. This year’s historic joint meeting will bring together these two organizations that influence health policy, affecting billions of patients worldwide. The Opening Ceremony and General Session will spotlight how we all succeed by working together toward achieving optimal health for every human being.
To advance the art and science of dentistry, this annual event will deliver a cutting-edge scientific programme with over 350 lectures and workshops.
Oscar-nominated actor and producer Mark Wahlberg has also been announced to appear as keynote speaker of the ADA FDI 2019 Opening Ceremony and General Session. Wahlberg, a committed philanthropist, founded The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in 2001.
The Congress will also offer a dental exhibition with over 500 companies from around the world attended by the most prominent figures in the dental industry.
The dental profession and the dental industry are essential partners in delivering oral health to populations around the world. Bridging the gap between the two is even more important today, as new materials and technology are developed to accommodate the latest treatment philosophies.
As they tour the exhibition hall, attendees are also encouraged to visit the FDI booth. Here, visitors are welcome to learn more about FDI’s oral health advocacy activities and browse FDI’s recently released publications, which cover topics from improving access to endodontic care around the world to establishing a long-term care plan for partially dentate patients.