In Paris, France, at the 3rd International Dentistry Conference, the International Dentistry Federation (Federation Dentaire Internationale) was founded. The IDF published the first issue “International Dental Journal” then 50 years later in 1950 they first publish the global dentistry journal.
- FDI World Dental Federation – Wikipedia
FDI World Dental Federation was established in Paris in 1900 as the Fédération dentaire internationale and is the world’s leading organization representing the dental profession.
- History in brief – FDI World Dental Federation
Long before policy development and education for health was enshrined in the founding documents of the World Health Organization, FDI began developing educational curricula for the dental profession and strategies for bringing oral health care to people around the world.
- The Fédération Dentaire Internationale, 1900-1975. – NCBI
The author presents an historical survey of the development of the Fédération Dentaire Internationale. Beginning with its foundation by Charles Godon in 1900 he describes the growth of the Federation as an organization of the dental profession which continued despite the interruption of two world wars.