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International Symposium on Dental Hygiene

The International Symposium on Dental Hygiene (ISDH) is held every two (2) years (starting after 2022) under the auspices of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) to provide a forum for the understanding and discussion of issues pertaining to dental hygiene.

Symposium attendees include Dental/Oral Hygienists, Medical/Dental Practitioners and Allied Healthcare Practitioners. The official language of the symposium is English with simultaneous translation into other languages, depending on the location.

House of Delegates vote on which Full Association Member country will host the event.

The event encompasses three IFDH elements:
  • Board of Directors: 2-day meeting.
  • House of Delegates Business Meeting: 2-3 day meeting for IFDH HoD members only.
  • Symposium: 3 day symposium with over 1,500 attendees from around the world.

Read our President's overview of ISDH

2022: Dublin, Ireland

House of Delegate Business Meeting: August 8-10, 2022
Grand Hotel Malahide, Malahide Ireland

August 8

6 pm -
8 pm

Welcome Reception

August 9

9 am -
5 pm

HoD Business Meeting

7pm -
10 pm

Bus to Abbey Tavern for a 5-course dinner & traditional Irish song and dance entertainment!

August 10

9 am -
12 pm

• Sustainability Workshop

• HoD Responsibilities

• Committee Meetings

12:30 pm

Leave for ISDH

3:30 pm -
5 pm

Delegates Rehearsal for ISDH Opening Ceremonies
(Convention Centre, Dublin)

See the commitment & dedication by the representatives at our 2019 IFDH House of Delegates Business Meeting in Brisbane, Australia!

Contact IFDH for hotel reservation and meeting registration information.

2022 IFDH House of Delegates Business Meeting in Dublin, Ireland!

International Symposium on Dental Hygiene: August 10-13, 2022

Learn more about ISDH on the ISDH website.

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Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

EMS GSK Health Partner

Gold Sponsor

Dentsply Sirona TePe
vVardis HuFriedy Group

Silver Sponsors

Curaden W&H Young Innovations

Future ISDH Locations

  • 2022: Dublin, Ireland: August 10-13, 2022
  • 2024: Seoul, Korea
  • 2026: Milan, Italy: July 9-11, 2026

Past ISDH Locations

2021 IFDH Sponsors
Platnium Sponsor
Gold Sponsor
Silver Sponsor
Crest OralB
Bronze Sponsor
International Federation of Dental Hygienists