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FDI2018 will be the best event to publish and present your scientific work for 2018! Do not miss the opportunity to submit your abstract and be a part of the scientific programme of FDI2018.

FDI2018 Abstract Book is Online!

Volume 68, Issue S2
Abstracts of the
106th, FDI World Dental Congress,
September 2018

Free Communication and Poster Presentation Schedules have been announced:

Free Communication Schedule
Poster Presentation Schedule

Abstract Related Important Dates

Abstract Submission Opens 08 December 2017
Abstract Submission Ends 22 April 2018
Abstract Evaluation Results Announcement 15 May 2018
Early Bird Registration Ends 01 June 2018


Accepted and presented abstracts will be published in the International Dental Journal (IDJ), the main scientific publication of FDI World Dental Federation.

Presentation Types

  • Authors can submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations.
  • Poster format will be e-posters.
  • The details of the oral presentations will be provided at a later stage

  • Abstract Categories

    1. General Dentistry
    1.1 Oral Health and Systemic Health
    1.2 Digital Dentistry
    1.3 Gerodontology
    1.4 Special Care Dentistry
    1.5 Others

    2. Preventive Dentistry
    2.1 Caries Prevention
    2.2 Prevention and Periodontal diseases
    2.3 Epidemiology
    2.4 Interceptive Orthodontics
    2.5 Public Health
    2.6 Dental Erosion and Non-Carious Lesions

    3. Dental Treatment & Restorative Dentistry
    3.1 Caries
    3.2 Periodontics
    3.3 Endodontics
    3.4 Pedodontics
    3.5 Materials
    3.6 Esthetics
    3.7 Prosthodontics
    3.8 Orthodontics

    4. Oral Surgery, Medicine and Cancer
    4.1 Implantology
    4.2 Oral Surgery
    4.3 Oral Medicine
    4.4 Oral Pathology
    4.5 Oral Immunology

    Submission Rules and Guidelines

    1. Authors can submit abstracts for oral presentations and posters. However, the final presentation type of the accepted abstract is under the discretion of congress scientific committee.
    2. Authors can submit abstracts for original studies or case reports. No literature reviews will be accepted.
    3. Authors may submit up to 3 abstracts but present only 1 abstract (for example: 1 abstract as presenting author and 2 abstracts as author)
    4. All abstracts must be prepared and presented in English only.
    5. Abstract shall not be longer than 250 words.
    6. Abstract shall include specific sections (see below Abstract Content / Sections)
    7. Abstract title must be less than 10 words and express the researches essence.
    8. Name, last name, title, institution, city and contact details of authors shall be stated clearly.
    9. Presenting author shall be stated in the system.
    10. Abstract body shall not include any indication of the personal details of authors.
    11. Abstract body shall not include any tables, charts or graphics.
    12. Abstract body shall avoid reference to institution names, locations, or funding sources
    13. Abstract body and commercial / trade names
          - For original studies, abstract body shall not include any reference to commercial / trade names. Only generic names can be used.
          - For case report abstracts, the trade name may be used but must be accompanied by the generic name
    14. Abstracts of the unfinished researches will not be evaluated.
    15. The abstract has not been submitted and accepted at another national or international scientific meeting.

    Abstract sections for Original Study Abstracts

    1. Aim or purpose
    In one brief sentence, provide the rational for the investigation and/or the question to be answered, with or without short citation(s). Citations should be listed and provide the name and initials of authors (max 3), title of article, title of journal, year of publication, the volume number and first and last page numbers in full. Please note: the aim implies that case reports cannot be accepted, unless the findings lead to more general statements.
    2. Materials and methods
    The experimental conditions should be reported briefly (i.e. age group, nature of the animals, sex, and approval from the Ethics Committee at the presenter’s institution). The clinical approach should be precise, and the period of time studied taken into account in the interpretation. The methods used should also be clearly indicated (i.e. image analysis, biochemical data, histological, immune-histological or molecular probes used for the analysis of the data, statistical significance).
    3. Results
    The results should be stated in a maximum of three sentences.
    4. Conclusions
    This is any conclusion(s) that can be drawn from the presentation. This final statement is crucial because it supports the scientific value of the poster.

    Abstract sections for Case Report Abstracts

    1. Introduction
    The case report abstract begins with a short introduction. It describes the context of the case and demonstrates its relevance or importance.
    2. Case Description
    Case Reports needs to represent treatment (new or novel) approaches to dealing with specific clinical problems. When reporting the case, comply the essential guidelines of medical/dental communication; describe in sequence the medical and/or dental history, physical examination, investigative study (studies), and the progress and outcome. Product trade names used in the case treatment must be accompanied by a generic term, and followed by the manufacturer in parentheses.
    3. Discussion
    The principal objective of the discussion is to review why decisions were made and summarize the lesson from the case. Clinical Considerations should be included by a brief description of the clinical materials and techniques employed. Not uncommonly, reports from the literature, or their absence, are cited that either directly support or contradict the findings of the case. The best case report abstracts are those that give a small number of learning points in clear and concise language.
    4. Conclusion/clinical significance
    In a few sentences, the clinical importance and implications of the research or clinical technique should be discussed and included, and if applicable, its relevance to clinical dentistry.

    All submitted abstracts must be written in appropriate English.
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