Use of EMD in treatment of peri-implantitis may improve implant survival time
The adjunctive use of enamel matrix derivative (EMD) in combination with peri-implant surgery may improve the survival time of implants in patients with peri-implantitis, according to a trial conducted by Swedish researchers.
Perio Insight focuses on links between periodontitis and Alzheimer’s disease
The relationship between periodontitis and Alzheimer’s Disease is the main subject of the latest edition of Perio Insight, the EFP magazine devoted to periodontal science and clinical practice.
Clinicians highlight impact of new classification on research
The Winter 2018-2019 edition of Perio Insight features an article about the impact on research implied by the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions.
A new year with much activity and expansion for the EFP
The next 12 months will mark a significant chapter in the story of the EFP, as the federation stages its first event outside of Europe and welcomes new members from beyond the shores of the old continent.
‘Non-submerged implant healing has higher rate of earlier failure than submerged healing’
The two-stage approach to implant placement, based on a period of submerged healing, is considered the “gold-standard” procedure in implant dentistry. However, the alternative approach of one-stage surgery and non-submerged healing is gaining popularity.
EFP president Anton Sculean reflects on a successful 2018 and looks forward to the new year
In a message to members of the 30 EFP-affiliated national societies of periodontology, federation president Anton Sculean looks back on an eventful year and highlights the main attractions of 2019.