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  • Statement of the Portuguese Dental Association on the CED and ADEE call for compliance with PQD (non-CED document)

    May 2018 EN
  • Replies by the Portuguese Universities to the CED and ADEE statement (non-CED document)

    May 2018 EN
  • CED Resolution: Dental Practice and Third Parties in Europe

    May 2018 EN DE FR

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  • CED Focus on Health Inequalities – Oral Health for All

    June 2018

    All Europeans, regardless of their socio-economic status, are entitled to proper healthcare. This includes oral health which cannot be neglected as it is connected to essentially every aspect of our lives.  Problems with oral health can affect our ability to taste, chew and eat, as well as to smile and speak, and impact on everything from our general health to our capacity to communicate and function in our personal and professional roles. Policymakers, health professionals, academics and representatives of healthcare organisations had a chance to discuss this at the CED event “Health Inequalities – Oral Health for All” at the European Parliament on 19 June 2017, hosted by MEP Nessa Childers. For further information, please see our

  • Council of European Dentists publishes Resolution on Dental Practice and Third Parties in Europe

    June 2018

    The Council of European Dentists is concerned about the growth of third party payers in the field of provision of dental care and treatment and its implications for oral health policy. The CED has therefore passed a resolution that sets out some important principles and policies which prioritise the welfare of patients and respect the ethical and professional responsibilities and rights of the dental profession. For more information and the full version of the Resolution [EN/FR/DE] visit our website. For further information, please see our


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CED Activities Info 2017/03


CED Code of ethics

In the CED Code of Ethics, CED members have agreed to a set of guiding principles for professional conduct and ethics throughout Europe. Also includes a code of ethics for electronic commerce.

EU Manual of dental practice

The EU Manual of Dental Practice, commissioned by the CED, first published in 1997 and updated in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2014 and 2015, aims to provide comprehensive and detailed information for dentists who are considering working in another country...

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Annual reports

CED annual reports summarise CED activities carried out during the year and look to the future. Read more

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