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FDI unveils new universally applicable definition of ‘oral health’

FDI unveils new universally applicable definition of ‘oral health’

The Portuguese Dental Association is one of over 200 international dental organizations that will adopt the new definition of 'oral health'

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PDA attended the plenary session of ERO

PDA attended the plenary session of ERO

Paulo Ribeiro de Melo and Patrícia Manarte Monteiro represented the Portuguese Dental Association at the plenary session of 29 and 30 April. Anna Lella has been elected president of ERO

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Spanish Dental Council publishes the Observatory of Oral Health

Spanish Dental Council publishes the Observatory of Oral Health

The Spanish Dental Council has presented the Observatory of Oral Health in Spain

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World Oral Health Day is on sunday

World Oral Health Day is on sunday

Portuguese Dental Association celebrates World Oral Health Day

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CED President’s first message

CED President’s first message

Marco Landi, CED President, presents the activities of the first few months. CED newsletter 2016 is the first edition issued during his presidency

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Abstract submission to Congress of FDI until April

Abstract submission to Congress of FDI until April

2016 FDI Anual World Dental Congress (AWDC) will take place in Poznań, Poland, in Setember. Abstract submission runs until April 1

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Orlando Monteiro da Silva re-elected president of the PDA

Orlando Monteiro da Silva re-elected president of the PDA

President of the Portuguese Dental Association was re-elected for a new four year term on past 19th December

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CED: General Meeting in Brussels

CED: General Meeting in Brussels

During the plenary session, the CED members elected Dr. Marco Landi as new CED President

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PDA integrates Federation of European Dental Competent Authorities and Regulators

PDA integrates Federation of European Dental Competent Authorities and Regulators

Portuguese Dental Association integrates since november the Federation of European Dental Competent Authorities and Regulators (FEDCAR)

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More than 10 thousand participants in the 24th Congress of the Portuguese Dental Association

More than 10 thousand participants in the 24th Congress of the Portuguese Dental Association

During the three days of the Portuguese Dental Association’s annual congress, held from the 12th to the 14th November at Meo Arena in Lisbon, 10.730 visitors were registered

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Nine Policy Statements were adopted by the FDI General Assembly

Nine Policy Statements were adopted by the FDI General Assembly

You can consult the details of the nine Policy Statements that were aproved at the General Assembly 2015 in Bangkok

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Almost half of the Portuguese don’t go to the dentist for over a year

Almost half of the Portuguese don’t go to the dentist for over a year

The conclusions of the second National Oral Health Barometer reveals that 46.7 % of Portuguese don't consult a dentist for over a year, and when asked about the regularity with which they go to dental consults 9.5% says never

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Patrick Hescot is the new FDI President

Patrick Hescot is the new FDI President

Patrick Hescot takes over from Dr Tin Chun Wong from Hong Kong. He began his two-year mandate on 24 September

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“Prevention as a keyword for oral health? Yes, if it is inclusive"

“Prevention as a keyword for oral health? Yes, if it is inclusive"

Gerhard Seeberger, Speaker of the FDI Council, was born in German, but lives in Italy since 1986. The interviewed in the next issue of PDA Magazine defines itself as «somebody of the people of this world who had and has the great privilege to receive the gift of liberty and humanity»

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Oral cancer: 1315 diagnostic checks have already been used

Oral cancer: 1315 diagnostic checks have already been used

This year the European Oral Health Day had the theme “Oral Cancer: Dentists saving lives”

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Oral cancer featured in European Oral Health Day

Oral cancer featured in European Oral Health Day

The European Oral Health Day was celebrated by the Council of European Dentists (CED) and the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) with a joint message

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Statute of PDA passed in Portuguese Parliament

Statute of PDA passed in Portuguese Parliament

“The approval of the Statute of OMD is an essential stone for the building construction of the profession regulation in Portugal”, said Orlando Monteiro da Silva, president of the PDA

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Council of European Dentists - 2014 Annual Report survey

Council of European Dentists - 2014 Annual Report survey

Council of European Dentists has published its actions and resolutions, as well as the contributes of the work groups for 2014. Paulo Ribeiro de Melo, PDA general secretary, chairs the group “Education & Professional Qualifications”

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European Parliament discusses oral cancer with dentists

European Parliament discusses oral cancer with dentists

The Council of European Dentists (CED) and the MEPs against Cancer (MAC) group in the European Parliament promote a meeting on ‘Oral Cancer: Dentists saving lives’. The dentist Pedro Ferreira Trancoso will represent Portuguese Dental Association (PDA)

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September celebrates European Oral Health Day

September celebrates European Oral Health Day

The Council of European Dentists (CED) will celebrate the European Oral Health Day on 12 September 2015, in Brussels. CED Board announced that event will focus on the theme oral cancer

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