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The Centennial: Celebrating the first 100 years of the College

The International College of Dentists, conceived in 1920 by two visionary leaders, is today the 12,000 strong, leading global honor society for dentists supporting hundreds of humanitarian and educational projects worldwide.

In honor of a century of service to mankind, recognition of outstanding dentists, and the pursuit of international cooperation, College Fellows, representing 122 member countries, will participate in worldwide celebrations, culminating with the 2020 meeting of the International Council in Nagoya, Japan (the country where the ICD was conceived), where  The Symposium on College Humanitarian and Educational Projects will be held along with the International Induction Ceremony and Gala Banquet.

Starting January 1 2020
Countdown until the start of the 2020 global Centennial celebrations


International Council Meets during Greater New York Dental Meeting

December 12th, 2018|

The International Council met for their annual meeting in New York City, Nov. 24-27, 2018, during the Greater New York Dental Meeting. Events included an Induction Ceremony for Section XX, a cultural dinner and music, Executive, Council and committee meetings, and many pre-Centennial activities and announcements!

Henry Schein Centennial Partnership launched in New York City

November 27th, 2018|

The festive stage was set for ICD and Henry Schein to launch their Centennial Partnership during a Welcome Reception in New York. The next day, ICD was hosted by Henry Schein at the GNYDM Luncheon where speaker Jane Pauley lent her support to the Centennial.

Master Fellow’s $1 million (HKD) donation with Centennial vision

November 16th, 2018|

Master Fellow William Wong donated 1 million Hong Kong Dollars ($130,000 US) to ICD Section XV to establish an educational fund, with the mission to promote dental education with the Belt and Road countries, with the spirit of sharing progress vital to the advancement of dentistry in developing Asian nations and

Pope Francis Learns About Centennial

September 27th, 2018|

Pope Francis hosted a delegation of 72 members and guests of the International College of Dentists. Representatives of the College Centennial Committee presented the pope with a unique commemorative book, introducing the Core Values of the College and featuring an on-going humanitarian program in Angola. In recognition of the unique event, the publication,

ICD-WUDAA Scholarship Program

September 14th, 2018|

The International College of Dentists (ICD) has joined the Washington University Dental Alumni Association (WUDAA) in offering annual scholarships to dental students. This program, initiated with $100,000 from WUDAA, will demonstrate concern about the high cost of dental education and its negative impact on the career choices of graduating dentists

ICD and Henry Schein Sign Centennial Partnership

June 14th, 2018|

Henry Schein, Inc. announced that it has entered into a new partnership agreement with the International College of Dentists (ICD) to become the exclusive Centennial Partner for the ICD’s Centennial anniversary. ICD, which has been Honoring the World’s Leading Dentists Since 1920™, will organize a series of special events  throughout 2020.