Leadership and dental professionals

Global challenges require global leaders

If we are to achieve the aim of eradicating preventable dental disease, we need to train a cadre of public health leaders who can drive forward progressive agendas and spearhead systemic change at local, national and global levels.   

Offering a unique platform for networking, learning and skill development, our Senior Dental Leaders Programme (SDL) is designed to develop these leaders.

Now in its 13th year, the benefits of the programme have been overwhelmingly positive. Many alumni have organised successful prevention initiatives in their home countries, and established international public health programmes.

Senior Dental Leaders

Our flagship leadership programme develops the strategic leadership skills of the world's senior dental professionals.

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Advanced Dental Leadership

An exciting new online oral health leadership programme enabling dentists to become highly effective, innovate creatively and achieve their clinical, business and personal goals.

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“I am struck by the progress we have made during the past 13 years, and look forward to our  future accomplishments. By working together and forging partnerships across borders, we are taking real steps to improve the oral health, and overall health, of children around the world.”

Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc

Social Responsibility

The need to advance ethical and social responsibility is hardwired into all of our activities, whether we are implementing direct-intervention programmes, training dental leaders or helping coordinate regional dental services.

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Network Building

The need for coordinated, continent-wide dental health networks for Africa and the Pacific was established during discussion with delegates  at our sixth Senior Dental Leaders meeting in London in 2012. 

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