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Lecture Series

Integrative Global Oral Health Lecture Series

Beginning in a June, a multi-part series of lectures by experts associated with the World Health Organization, the American Dental Association, FDI World Dental Federation and other thought leaders has been organized to launch the new Center for Integrative Global Oral Health. Speakers will cover topics such as:

  • The social determinants of oral health inequalities
  • The state of global oral health
  • Alternative models to deliver oral health services to enhance population health
  • FDI Vision 2030 – a view of contemporary global oral health priorities from the World Dental Federation
  • Challenges of the global oral health workforce
  • Population-wide approaches to the prevention of dental caries and oral cancer
Upcoming Live Webinars
June 21
5:30 pm ET
Michael Glick, DMD
Professor and William M. Feagans Chair, School of Dental Medicine, University of Buffalo, State University of New York
Learn more and register »
July 12
5:30 pm ET
Habib Benzian, DDS, MScDPH, PhD
Research Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, NYU College of Dentistry
Learn more and register »
September 20
5:30 pm ET
Lois K. Cohen, PhD
Consultant, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
Coming soon!
Library of Archived Webinars (On-Demand)

Richard G. Watt, PhD
University College of London
Time for Action on Global Oral Health


For further information or to support the work of the
Center for Integrative Global Oral Health, please contact
Elizabeth Ketterlinus, Vice Dean of Institutional Advancement,

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