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Madrid FDI World Dental Congress exceeds by far the number of abstracts submitted at previous congresses

Madrid FDI World Dental Congress exceeds by far the number of abstracts submitted at previous congresses

FDI World Dental Congress to be held in Madrid breaks all records after receiving more than 1.000 Abstracts from 46 countries

  • This figure shows the high expectation generated by this Congress, which is billed as “the largest dental event of the year”
  • Se puede formalizar la inscripción temprana en cualquiera de las modalidades hasta el 31 de mayo en www.world-dental-congress.org
Madrid, April 5, 2017.- The deadline for submitting your abstract for the FDI World Dental Congress to be held in Madrid from August 29 to September 1 was April 3. A total of 1,020 Abstracts (486 posters and 534 oral presentations) were received, exceeding by far the number of abstracts sent to all previous FDI World Dental Congresses, which demonstrate the high expectation generated by this event. 

Abstracts were submitted by professionals from 46 countries and have been classified in different categories according to their topic: 151 about General Dentistry, 170 about Preventive Dentistry, 462 about Dental Treatment and 237 about Oral Surgery, Medicine and Cancer. All abstracts will be published in a special issue of the International Dental Journal.

Dr. Oscar Castro, President of the Spanish Dental Association and the FDI World Dental Congress 2017 Organizing Committee, states that “the number of Abstracts received reflects the magnitude of the forthcoming FDI Congress, which will be the largest dental event of the year. In addition, with the participation of renowned professionals from all over the world, this event will become an international showcase where you can exchange opinions with more than 10,000 professionals, thus enriching the research and adding professional experience from leading experts”.

During 4 full days, attendees will be able to participate in lectures given by speakers of huge international prestige that will address the latest advances related to Dentistry and Oral Health. In addition, they will have the opportunity to attend hands-on-courses and trade shows, according to their preferences. 

Early enrolment in any of the modalities -such as international dentists, national dentists, dental hygienists or laboratory technicians, clinical assistants, dental students, student members of Spanish Dental Students' Association (ANEO), dental industry companies, professionals from developing countries and their companions- can be made at the website http://www.world-dental-congress.org until May 31. 


Consejo General de Colegios de Dentistas de España [General Board of Official Colleges of Dentists of Spain]
  Founded in 1930, it is the executive organ of the Association of Official Colleges of Dentists. Its power and competences include the coordination of the general policy of the Association of Official Colleges of Dentists, representing and defending the interests of its professional members and promoting Spaniards' right to dental health. The General Board is also responsible for writing, developing and updating the state-wide Code of Conduct of the profession, as well as for the social, scientific, cultural and occupational promotion of Dentistry and Stomatology.


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