FDI is governed by its Constitution.

The organization’s system of governance and operations is rooted in its core values: commitment to members; integrity; a culture of inclusiveness; excellence; and ethical behaviour.

Governance structure overview

Non-voting members

• Council Members

• Standing Committee Chairs

• Alternate delegates

• Representatives from Associate Members, Affiliate Members and Regional Organizations

General Assembly

Voting Members
(Delegates from Regular Members)

Reference Committees

Special Committees

Members with the privilege to attend

• Honourary Members

• Past Presidents

• Representatives from Supporting Members and organizations in official relations with FDI

Standing Committees

• Membership Liaison and Support

• Dental Practice

• Education

• Science

• Public Health


Executive Committee

Finance Committee

Remuneration Committee


• Defense Forces Dental Services

• Chief Dental Officer/Dental Public Health

• Women Dentists Worldwide


• Working Groups

• Task Teams

Executive Director

Head Office