International Federation of Denturists

The National Denturist Association, USA, is a member of the International Federation of Denturists. Membership of the International Federation of Denturists (IFD) consists of national Denturist organizations from around the world interested in providing a forum for the promotion of the profession.

The objectives of the IFD are to:

MEMBERSHIP in the Federation is limited to person and organizations interested in furthering the objects of the Federation and consist of anyone whose application for admission as a member has received the approval of the Board of Directors of the Federation. Annual fees are established by the Board of Directors. There are three classes of members in the Federation:

Active Members – any association or federation of Denturists organized on a national level in any country and which association or federation of Denturists has not less than five (5) Denturists as members. Each Active Member is entitled to one vote as meetings of members.

Associate Members – any person, firm or corporation who is engaged in practicing his/her profession as a Denturist in a country where there is neither any legislation governing the practice of Denturists, nor a national association or federation of Denturists. Associate Members are not entitled to vote at meetings of members; however their input to all discussions is anticipated.

Honorary members – from time to time as determined by the Board of Directors. Honorary members are not entitled to vote at meetings of members.

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS consists of one voting representative per member country. Associate Members and Honorary Members are invited to participate in discussions of the Board but may not vote. Officers (Executive Committee) of the Federation are elected from the Board of Directors to administer the day-to-day affairs of the Federation. Officers (Executive Committee) are comprised of:

Current and on-going projects of the IFD

Baseline Competencies
Brotherhood of Sterkenburgers
Clinical Examinations
Professional Qualifications
Medical Devices Directive
World Symposia
Annual Meetings
Information Resource

MEMBERS, as of September 2007

New Zealand
St. Kitts and Nevis
Slovak Republic
South Africa
The Netherlands
United Kingdom
United States

For Information:

International Federation of Denturists
8150 Metropolitain Blvd. East, Suite 230
Anjou (Quebec) H1K 1A1, Canada
Telephone: 514.705.2447

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