The FDI World Dental Congress (FDI WDC) provides a scientific programme, a trade exhibition and an international forum for the review and discussion of the advancement of oral health, oral health care and all other subjects which will advance FDI objectives. It provides an opportunity for the strengthening of relations between the dental organizations, peoples and countries of the world.
The structure of the annual World Dental Congress may vary in detail according to local circumstances, but the main elements of the Congress are:
- Scientific Programme (including Meet-the-Expert sessions, hands-on sessions, and CME sessions)
- FDI World Dental Exhibition
- General Assembly and other FDI Business Meetings (FDI World Dental Parliament)
- World Oral Health Forum
- Social Programme
FDI and its Education Committee collaborate with the Local Organizing Committee to design a diverse scientific programme with international speakers.