Media Invitation: All your dental questions answered in one place — the Montreal FDI Annual World Dental Congress!

August 23, 2005 — Montreal — If you suddenly feel the urge to floss meticulously in the coming week — don't panic. It is not the result of some freaky gravitational moon pull. It's just that more than 15,000 dentists and dental team members from around the world are converging on the city of Montreal next week for the Fédération Dentaire Internationale FDI Congress. Their presence will no doubt create a dental energy force of epic proportions.

Spokespeople from the three hosting organizations — the FDI, the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) and the Ordre des dentistes du Québec (ODQ) — will be onsite and available to answer your questions about cutting edge dental research, dental practice and techniques, trends and social issues.

Interviews can also be arranged with scientific speakers. To view the final meeting program, please click one of the following links:

Journalists are invited to register in advance with one of the contacts listed below, or on-site at the event. Be sure to stop by the media room to get the scoop on how to find the latest dental technology at the World Dental Exhibition, the largest ever to be held in Canada and to pick up the latest on-site issue of Worldental Daily, the congress newspaper.

The FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) is the professional, independent, worldwide organization of dentistry. Presently, over 180 national & international member associations, representing more than 700,000 dentists worldwide are members of the FDI.

The Canadian Dental Association is the authoritative national voice of dentistry, dedicated to the representation and advancement of the profession, nationally and internationally, and to the achievement of optimal oral health.

The Ordre des dentistes du Québec was founded to protect the public. Its mission is to maintain quality dental services through adherence to high standards of practice and ethical conduct, and to promote oral health among the people of Québec.


Carole Erdelyon, Ordre des dentistes du Québec
(514) 875-8511, ext. 232

Beth Keeping, Canadian Dental Association
(613) 523-1770 ext 2213

Charlotte Nackstad, FDI World Dental Federation
(514) 871-5824