International Dental Journal

Cover image for Vol. 64 Issue 3

Edited By: Dr Stephen Hancocks, OBE

Impact Factor: 1.04

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 52/83 (Dentistry Oral Surgery & Medicine)

Online ISSN: 1875-595X

Society Information

FDI World Dental Federation was founded in 1900 as Fédération Dentaire Internationale in Paris, France and is one of the world’s oldest existing health profession organisations. More than 100 years since its founding, FDI World Dental Federation serves as the principal representative body for more than 1 million dentists worldwide, developing health policy and continuing education programmes, speaking as a unified voice for dentistry in international advocacy, and supporting member associations in oral health promotion activities worldwide.

The FDI World Dental Federation is a federation of approximately 200 national dental associations and specialist groups. The organisation's vision of "leading the world to optimal oral health" acknowledges that oral health is an integral part of general health and well-being.