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A New Definition of Oral Health

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The FDI World Dental Federation is launching a new definition of the term "oral health" to mark its Annual World Dental Congress in Pozńan, designating oral health as an integral part of general health and well-being. "We are proposing a contemporary definition of oral health, which resonates with that used by many national dental associations and the World Health Organization," says Dr. Michael Glick, co-chair of FDI's Vision 2020 think tank, The Journal of the American Dental Association editor and professor and William M. Feagans chair at the School of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York University at Buffalo.
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