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Calling pioneers: become one of the first IAPD Fellows in 2023!

Time is running out to apply for the IAPD Fellowship, the deadline of 31 March 2023 is fast approaching!

The IAPD invites pioneers to become one of the first IAPD Fellows in 2023. This esteemed program is designed to promote excellence in paediatric dentistry while fostering international collaboration by demonstrating knowledge.

Preparation for the Fellowship is an exciting process. After obtaining a dental license and building practical experience, the applicant is expected to build a portfolio of 16 continuing credits over a period of 24 months by attending paediatric dentistry-related events. The final step of the Fellowship is the successful completion of the qualifying examination taking place on 25 April 2023.
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If you have any questions about the new exam, we would be happy to answer them, please email: exam@iapdfellowship.com

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Last Chance to submit for the BSBF Awards | 17 March 2023


Bright smiles, bright futures award is awarded to the best community education program submitted, sponsored by Colgate.

Make your education program visible, apply for the BSBF Award now.

The mission of the IAPD closely aligns with Colgate’s goals to partner with government, the profession and the community to support the health and well-being of children in communities where we do business. Colgate’s Bright Smiles, Bright Futures program is an important example of Colgate’s commitment to this effort, where we have reached over 1 billion children and their families with health promotion, oral health education and dental treatment in some countries for the most underserved.
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#IAPD2023 | Will You Be Joining Us in Maastricht?

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Spotlight on IAPD Consensus Recommendations

Did you read the IAPD Consensus Recommendation on Restorative Dentistry yet? This is a free resource developed by the IAPD Science Committee, available in English, French and Spanish! Each IAPD Consensus-based Recommendation or Statement was evaluated to determine applicability to global clinical practices.Contemporary management of dental caries includes identification of an individual’s risk for caries progression, understanding of the disease process for that individual, and management with appropriate preventive services, supplemented by restorative therapy where indicated. The benefits of restorative therapy include: maintaining tooth vitality, removing cavitation or defects to eliminate areas that are susceptible to caries, restoring the integrity of tooth structure, preventing the spread of infection into the dental pulp, and preventing the shifting of teeth due to loss of tooth structure. Read the full IAPD Recommendation on this topic now!
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IAPD Members have access to 300 past lecture recordings in the IAPD Video Lecture Centre.

Explore one of the Lectures from the 28th Congress of IAPD on Restorative Dentistry: Changing Paradigm in Pediatric Restorative Dentistry, By Prof Nikhil Srivastava
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National Member Society | News

Did you know that National Member Society events can be seen on the IAPD’s website?

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Calling all National Member Societies

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As always, the 2023 Newsletter provides a space for short reports by National Member Societies with the aim of sharing your activities, news, and best practices in 2022/2023. Send us a 300-400 word summary of your society’s year in retrospect.
The Newsletter is a way to capture memories in digital format that we can later revisit, so don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your society!

Click here now to submit your report today. The deadline to submit the report online is extended to 5 March 2023.

To see our 2022 Newsletter click here.

Note: Your National Society membership has to be current for the report to be in the Newsletter. We can help you to bring your dues up to date, contact us at the email below.
If you need any further information or assistance, please contact iapd@iapdworld.org
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Upcoming IAPD National-Member Society Events


Curso de Apertura | Mexico City, México

10-11 March 2023
Mexican Academy of Paediatric Dentistry
Language: Spanish, selected lectures in English
Key Speakers: Dr Kimon Divaris (EUA), Dr Jorge Vera (EUA-MEX), Dr Rodrigo Fariña (CHILE), Dra Alma Luna (MEX), Lic Natalia Maya (MEX)

13th Interim seminar and Guidelines Workshop of the EAPD | Prague, Czech Republic

5 - 6 May 2023
European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry (EAPD) &
Czech Society of Paediatric Dentistry
Language: English
The main theme of this Interim Seminar will be ‘Medical aspects in Paediatric Dentistry. Antibiotics, cancer survivors – fissure sealants’.

FDI World Dental Congress 2023 | Sydney, Australia

24 - 27 September 2023
FDI & Australian Dental Association
Language: English
The World Dental Congress (WDC) is a flagship event for FDI, strengthening ties and fostering collaboration within the global oral health community.

39° Curso Magno | Pachuca de Soto, Hidalgo, México

18-21 October 2023
Mexican Academy of Paediatric Dentistry
Language: English
Key Speakers: Dr John Featherstone (EUA), Dr Ahmed Shawky (EGYPT), Dr Yasmi O´Crystal (EUA), Dr Monty Duggal (INDIA-UK). Dr Paulo Nelson (BRAZIL) and Dr Sophie Doméjean (France)

Join us for the next IAPD Webinar

March 26, 2023 | 14:00-15:00 UTC
“Enamel Defect Detectives: earn your badge!”

by Dr. Libi Almuzian
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