It is my pleasure, as president of FDI World Dental Federation (FDI), to welcome you to the 110th edition of the FDI World Dental Congress (WDC)taking place in Mumbai, India, from 29 September to 2 October 2022. We are delighted to be co-hosting this meeting with the Indian Dental Association (IDA).The WDC brings together leaders across theworld in dental practice, research, academia, and industry to deliver the highestquality and most innovative and effective continuing education (CE).
The world has been through some very challenging times over the last couple of years, but now, we look forward and celebrate the fact that wecan once again meet in person and reunite with dear friends and colleagues, as well as learn from our peers in face-to-face interactions. This sentiment is reflected in the 2022 congress theme‘Reunite and Rebuild Dentistry in the City of Dreams’, where we will be able to enjoy in-person networking experiences, partake in debates and exchange knowledge to make the most of this educational opportunity.
To advance the art and science of dentistry, the WDC will provide a cutting-edge scientific programme with international speakers from around the globedelivering hundreds of CE-accredited sessions and interactive fora,giving attendees an unparalleled learning experience,.The Congress will also feature an extensive industry exhibition. 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, so we hope delegates will visit the exhibition hall to discover all the latest products and services on offer.
We hope you will also come and meet the team at the FDI booth, where the staff will be happy to introduce you to our latest projects and work to promote and improve oral health around the world. They can also signpost all the latest resources and material that may be useful to you in your daily practice.
We are so excited about working side-by-side with our member the IDAto ensure every element is in place to deliver a Congress that serves to strengthen ties between the dental profession, industry innovators and committed stakeholders to raise the voice of the oral health community and advance the practice of dentistry worldwide.
See you in Mumbai!