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IFDH Global Oral Health Summit
Executive Leadership Forum

Date To Be Determined
Barcelona, Spain

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IFDH Global Oral Health Summit

The International Federation of Dental Hygienists presents the 2021 IFDH Global Oral Health Summit, a one-day roundtable discussion, featuring influential leaders and stakeholders - in Oral Health, Public Health, Education, Research, Policy Makers and Industry - collaborating on the role of the oral health force globally.

This will be an exciting event that is sure to leave
a significant and long-lasting impact on oral health strategies
of our member associations to improve oral health globally.

Roundtable Leaders to be Invited from:

  • ACFF: Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future
  • EOHF: European Oral Health Platform
  • FDI: World Dental Federation
  • IADR: International Association of Dental Research
  • IFDH: International Federation of Dental Hygienists
  • WHO: World Health Organization
  • Top Industry Executives of global Oral Health companies

…and chaired by IFDH.

Topics for Discussion (preliminary)
  • ORAL HEALTH: Who is doing what on improving oral health for Children, Adults and Seniors and where is it headed?
  • EDUCATION: What is the proper education for hygienists and therapists? How do we adapt the role of the hygienist/therapist for their national needs, noting the worldwide differences?
  • RESEARCH: What direction is research moving for disease prevention and the link between systemic health and oral health?
  • PUBLIC POLICY: Understanding key oral health policy issues around the world, health economic aspects and the role we all can play.
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: What initiatives are underway, by individuals, organizations and government, and is it too much or not enough?

From this Oral Health Summit, will evolve policy recommendations in a multi-faceted statement on the importance of oral health, to be promoted in the media and all of our 31 countries.

Come be a part of these unique views on Oral Health!

IFDH Executive Leadership Forum

The International Federation of Dental Hygienists presents the 2021 IFDH Executive Leadership Forum, a one-day program for your national Dental Hygienist organization's current board and future leaders.

Learn from experts on how to advance your leadership skills through strategic thinking and collaboration, integrated with proven principles of personal and organizational management, and Interactive discussions.

Share your organizational issues and concerns
and learn from your global oral health community peers
on their successes.

Benefits for Your

  • Develop key leaders who strengthen your organization;
  • Increase competency and loyalty through a commitment to Leader Development;
  • Gain valuable perspectives from leaders of other national dental hygiene organizations.

Benefits for Your Board Members & Future Leaders

  • Enhance self-awareness of your personal strengths for continued improvement;
  • Increase confidence and effectiveness in leading and participating on your board;
  • Improve positive influence, increase performance, and accelerate your organization’s progress;
  • Develop a network of national and international experts, peers, and mentors to facilitate ongoing learning relationships.


(Information coming soon)

2020 IFDH Sponsors
Platnium Sponsor
Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsor
Crest OralB
Bronze Sponsor
Pierre Fabre
International Federation of Dental Hygienists