EFP Monthly Newsletter | Periodontal Health
for a Better Life
| October
2016
Perio Workshop 2016

EFP prepares for Perio Workshop 2016 on relationship between caries and periodontal diseases

The final preparations are now taking place for the EFP Perio Workshop 2016, which will focus on the relationship between caries and periodontal diseases. Organised by the EFP in partnership with the European Organisation for Caries Research (ORCA), the workshop will involve 75 invited experts from the two organisations.

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EFP and AAP meet to discuss plans for 2017 World Workshop

EFP and AAP meet to discuss plans for 2017 World Workshop

An EFP delegation received a very warm welcome at a meeting with the leadership of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) to discuss the preparations for next year's World Workshop on Periodontal and Peri-Implant Disease Classification, to be held in Chicago in November 2017.

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EFP Facebook pages passes 5,000-subscriber landmark

EFP Facebook pages passes 5,000-subscriber landmark

The number of subscribers to the EFP's Facebook page has now passed the 5,000 mark. Growth has been consistently strong over recent months, increasing from 2,000 in June 2015 - an average rate of 200 new subscribers each month.

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JCP Digest 12

Use of lipid-lowering agents may help reduce oral and systemic inflammation - JCP Digest 12

Research suggests evidence of an association between the use of lipid-lowering agents (LLAs) and a reduced level of periodontal inflammation, as measured by bleeding on probing (BOP), according to a study whose findings were summarised in JCP Digest 12 (2015:42).

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Prof Thorkild Karring

Perio Insight: Tributes to Prof Thorkild Karring from his colleagues and friends

Prof Thorkild Karring, one of the pioneers of European periodontology, passed away on August 22 at the age of 78. He made a major contribution to the development of periodontal science, notably through his work on tissue regeneration. Here, the people who knew him well and who worked closely with him offer their tributes to one of the 'Perio Greats'.

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DG Paro Meeting

Other News

Perio Insight: Recognition of perio as speciality heads list of priorities for the EFP as it faces the future

Israeli perio society meeting focuses on small steps to big success

DG Paro annual meeting attracts record number of participants

Video of the Month

Video of the month

In February 2014, the EFP launched a new triennial event, the Perio Master Clinic, to complement the EuroPerio congresses, bringing together periodontal clinicians to improve their skills in clinical practice to the highest levels. As we prepare for the second edition, in Malta in March 2017, we can remind ourselves of the pioneering event that took place in Paris in February 2014.

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Perio Master Clinic
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