DentCPD - Harmonisation of Continuing Professional Development
DentCPD was a two year European project entitled 'Harmonisation and standardisation of European Dental Schools programs of continuing professional development for graduate dentists'. This project identify agreed essential CPD requirements of an EU graduate dentist and provide guidelines for the management and delivery of high quality CPD by European dental schools.
European Journal of Dental Education
The Journal's aim is to publish original, topical and review articles of the highest quality in the field of dental education. The Journal seeks to disseminate widely the latest information on curriculum development, teaching methodologies, assessment techniques and quality assurance in the fields of dental undergraduate and postgraduate education and dental auxiliary personnel training. The scope includes the dental educational aspects of the basic medical sciences, the behavioural sciences, the interface with medical education, information technology and distance learning and educational audit.
CECDO - Council of European Chief Dental Officers
The Council aims to provide a forum for the exchange of views on dental matters which affect European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA) member countries. It exists to offer advice to National Governments, to the Commission and others on matters affecting European dentistry through the creation and maintenance of a contact organization for European Chief Dental Officers (CECDO).
CED - Council of European Dentists
The Council of European Dentists (CED) is a European not-for-profit association which represents over 340,000 dentists across Europe. It was formerly called the EU Dental Liaison Committee (EU DLC), but its name was changed in May 2006. The association was established in 1961 and is now composed of 32 national dental associations from 30 European countries.
FEDCAR - Federation of European Dental Competent Authorities and Regulators
FEDCAR is the Federation of European Dental Competent Authorities and Regulators .and brings together European orders and bodies responsible for the regulation, the registration and the supervision of dental practitioners.
Dental Education Associations
ADEA - American Dental Education Association
ADEA members are more than 21,000 students, faculty, staff, and administrators from all of the U.S. and Canadian dental schools, many allied and advanced dental education programs, and numerous corporations working in oral health education.
Association of Basic Science Teachers in Dentistry
The Association of Basic Science Teachers in Dentistry (ABSTD) is a professional association dedicated to the teaching of basic sciences in dentistry.
Australasian Council of Dental Schools
The Australasian Council of Dental Schools (ACODS) is the peak body representing tertiary education, training and research in dentistry across Australia and New Zealand.
EDSA - European Dental Students Association
The European Dental Students Association (EDSA) was founded in Paris in November 1988. Now, the EDSA represents over 65,000 dental students in the European region. More and more dental students do see the need of coming together and talk about their differences but even more about the things they have in common.
IFDEA - International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations
The International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations (IFDEA) is a global community of dental educators who have joined together to improve oral health worldwide by sharing knowledge and raising standards
SEAADE - South East Asia Association for Dental Education
The South East Asia Association for Dental Education (SEAADE) was formed in 1990 at the Singapore meeting of the 78th FDI World Dental Congress.