CDA Essentials 2018 • Volume 5 • Issue 7

17 Issue 7 | 2018 | N ews and E vents If you haven’t visited the FDI website lately, you may be interested in these resources recently released at the 2018 FDI World Dental Congress, held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in September: ❘  Oral Cancer Toolkit Oral Cancer: Prevention and Patient Management offers practical advice for oral health professionals on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of oral cancer, and is available in several languages. Features: Tear-out, chairside guide that focuses on the most common sites of oral cancer—the tongue, inside of cheeks and floor of the mouth—with many photos related to oral screening and diagnosis. Available at: ❘  Oral Health for an Ageing Population Achieving a Healthy Ageing Society is an advocacy guide launched at the 2018 World Health Forum of the FDI World Dental Congress. The guide provides information on global trends in ageing and the implications for oral health care, and summarizes possible strategies for meeting the oral health needs of older adults. Features: Individual one-page handouts summarize strategies for improving oral health care systems, targeted to 9 groups: (1) policy makers and governments, (2) FDI World Dental Federation, (3) national dental associations, (4) dentists and dental teams, (5) health professionals, (6) public health professionals, (7) researchers and academics, (8) members of the media, and (9) patients and their families. Available at: ❘  Dental Ethics Manual 2 The updated, second edition of the Dental Ethics Manual was co-authored by an international team of dental ethicists. According to FDI, the manual “prepares dental practitioners to confront important ethical dilemmas and uphold an exceptional standard of care throughout their careers.” It is relevant to a wide audience, including experienced clinicians, dental students, dental office managers or policy makers. Features: The manual’s 12 chapters cover a broad range of topics, such as duty to treat, professional behaviour and access to care, and many chapters include a case study and commentary to illustrate ethical dilemmas. a Available at: NEWRESOURCES from the FDI World Dental Federation