EFP pays tribute to a great scientist Robert Genco
The periodontal world has grieved for the loss of too many periodontal giants in recent years, but there are few whose influence and humanity exceed that of Dr Robert (Bob) Genco, who we were stunned to hear, passed away on 6th March 2019 at the age of 80 years. The reason for our shock was because Bob seemed immortal to us all, a comforting and welcome presence in our lives. He had an internal energy and vitality that belied his years, and it is sadly fitting that Bob passed away early in the morning, at work, and amongst his colleagues and students.
Countdown to Perio Master Clinic 2020 begins
After the success of Perio Master Clinic 2019 in Hong Kong, attention now turns to preparations for the next edition of the EFP’s showcase event for clinicians, which takes place in Dublin in March 2020.
Study shows promise of extracted tooth roots in alveolar-ridge augmentation
Extracted tooth roots may be considered as a therapeutic alternative to autogenous bone blocks for lateral alveolar-ridge augmentation and two-stage implant placement, according to a study now summarised for the EFP’s JCP Digest.
Swiss perio society launches research-poster contest
The Swiss Society of Periodontology (SSP) is inviting young dental scientists and clinicians to take part in competition to find the best research poster.
Perio Master Clinic 2019, an EFP success in Asia
Perio Master Clinic 2019 in Hong Kong, which gathered together 550 clinicians to update their knowledge on peri-implant diseases, proved a great success.
Azerbaijani perio society takes Perio & Diabetes project to key conference
Cavid Ahmedbeyli, president of the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology gave a lecture entitled “Periodontal disease and diabetes mellitus: key points” at the International Conference of Endocrinologists in Baku, organized by Azerbaijani Society of Endocrinology, on February 23.