XX Congress of the Latin American Dental Federation and 14th International Congress of Dentistry of Rio de Janeiro
July 1999. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Tel: (+5521) 293-5293. Fax: (+5521) 293-3893 or (+5511) 63-8372.

 140th Annual ADA Session
9-13 October 1999. Honolulu, HI. Exposition Manager, Council on ADA Sessions and International Programs, American Dental Association, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611. Tel. +1-312-440-2876.

 87th FDI World Dental Congress
28 October - 1 November 1999. Mexico City, Mexico

 Asociación Dental Mexicana, Coordinación del Congreso, B.P. Servimed, Av. Insurgentes Sur 1188-507, Col. Del Valle, 03210 México D.F., Tel: +52 5 575 9931, Fax: +52 5 559 9197, E-mail:

FDI World Dental Congress, 7 Carlisle Street, London, W1V 5RG, United Kingdom, Tel: +44 171 935 7852, Fax: +44 171 486 0183,, E-mail:

FDI Annual World Dental Congresses

88th Congress - 2000, Paris, France.

89th Congress - 2001, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

90th Congress - 2002, Vienna, Austria.

91st Congress - 2003, Sydney, Australia.


Dr. Manoel D. Sousa Neto, one of the Editors of the Brazilian Dental Journal, participated in the 86th World Dental Congress - FDI 98 which was held in Barcelona, Spain, October 8-12, 1998. The highlight of this Congress was the Meeting for Editors of Dental Journals “Improving Quality in Dental Publishing”. This meeting was of great value for the Brazilian Dental Journal in our quest to improve the quality of dissemination of Brazilian dental research.

Dr. Manoel D. Sousa Neto with Dr. Maria Mindak, Communications Manager and Editor of the FDI, and with Dr. J.H. Schotte, Editor in Chief of the FDI, during the meeting for Editors.

Drs. Jesus Djalma Pécora and Manoel D. Sousa Neto, Editors of the Brazilian Dental Journal, participated in the XXXIII Meeting of the Brazilian Association of Dental Education in Fortaleza. University dental curriculum was discussed exhaustively in an attempt to improve the quality of education of professionals who will confront the next millennium.

Left to right: Dr. Manoel D. Sousa Neto, Editor of the Brazilian Dental Journal, Dr. Carlos Batista, Academic Vice-Rector of UNIFOR, Dr. José Fortunato Ferreira-Santos, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, USP, Dr. Alfredo Júlio Fernandes Neto, President of ABENO, Dr. Eliton Cavalcante, Professor of UNIFOR, Dr. Jesus Djalma Pécora, Editor of the Brazilian Dental Journal, and Dr. Nello Francisco Romani, Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry of Guarulhos.