Is tooth loss a family affair? JCP Digest reports on the evidence
Genetics is known to be a risk factor for the development of periodontitis and more than 20 genes have been identified that are involved in the disease.
EFP Perio Sessions: Moshe Goldstein explains treatment options for soft-tissue management of immediate implants
In the fifth EFP Perio Sessions live webinar, which took place on Thursday 21 May, Moshe Goldstein delivered a presentation on soft-tissue management for immediate post-extraction implants.
Gum Health Day educational session on Instagram Live spreads message on bleeding gums
A key EFP event for Gum Health Day 2020 on 12 May was a live online educational session on the Instagram social-media platform in which key messages on gum health were put across to an audience of dental professionals and patients.
JCP Digest: GBR in implants with dehiscences may not require addition of autogenous chips
The removal of single or multiple teeth will result in a series of alterations within the edentulous segment of the alveolar process, and bone-regeneration procedures are often required to improve bone volume and reduce the risk of mucosal recession.
Soft-tissue management, sex hormones, and tissue engineering – topics of next EFP Perio Sessions
The next EFP Perio Sessions interactive live webinars, featuring leading periodontists discussing key topics in clinical practice, have been announced.
Orly Nir-Shapira’s Perio Sessions webinar showed how personalised approach can maximise benefits of non-surgical periodontal therapy
In the fourth EFP Perio Sessions live webinar, which took place on 7 May, Israeli periodontist Orly Nir-Shapira explained how mapping individual risk factors could shape treatment protocols and enable periodontists to tailor their treatments to individual patients.