IFDH President’s Report – December 2022

IFDH President’s Report: December 2022 Reflections and Wishes As we approach the end of 2022, we find ourselves reflecting on the successes and challenges of the past year. We had hoped to see the Covid virus put to rest, but unfortunately, we are still faced with the day to day reality of providing oral health […]

IFDH President’s Report – September 2022

IFDH President’s Report: September 2022 IFDH: Helping You Be the Dental Hygienist You Know You Are Hello from Cape Breton Island on the east coast of Canada. I have returned from a successful ISDH, House of Delegates Business Meeting and Board meeting in Ireland and I am looking forward to a life-altering term as President […]

IFDH News April 2022 IFDH News

IFDH eNews April 2022: IFDH News IFDH Participates in Developing FDI Consensus Statement on Sustainable Oral Health FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) c. launched an inaugural Consensus Statement on Environmentally Sustainable Oral Healthcare, aimed at moving the oral healthcare sector towards more environmentally friendly practices that ultimately reduce the carbon footprint of the profession. The […]

History of the IFDH

History of the IFDH The formation of the International Federation of Dental Hygienists (IFDH) took place on June 28th 1986 in Oslo, Norway. he initiative for this came from the International Committee on Dental Hygiene (ICDH) that was established in 1973 by a group of dental hygienists from Canada, Japan, Sweden, The Netherlands, The United […]

IFDH Pediatric Practices Survey

IFDH Pediatric Practices Survey In November 2021, the IFDH fielded a survey to better understand global dental hygienists’ practices regarding pediatric patients 6 to 12 years old. This was the 5th in a series of surveys to help identify opportunities for future educational programs. See the PowerPoint and PDF summaries at the bottom of this […]