Top German university awards honorary doctorate to Harvard researcher Thomas Van Dyke
The University of Giessen in Germany has awarded an honorary doctorate to Prof. Dr. Thomas Van Dyke, chair of the Department of Applied Oral Health Sciences at the Forsyth Institute (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA).
EFP’s new Prevention Workshop website offers video presentations from Sanz and Tonetti
The EFP's new website devoted to the ground-breaking EFP Prevention Workshop, prevention.efp.org, features brief video presentations from two of the chairmen of the working groups which drew up earlier this year far-reaching guidelines on preventing periodontal disease.
EFP joins key European initiative on chronic diseases
The EFP has been accepted as a collaborating partner in the Chrodis joint action, a European Union initiative, whose primary goal is “addressing chronic diseases and healthy ageing across the life cycle”.
JCP Digest 12 on increased risk of aggressive periodontitis in men is now available in Italian
The Italian-language version of JCP Digest 12, the latest issue of the EFP’s research summary, is now available for reading or download in PDF format at the EFP website, offering a summary of a study of whether there are sex-specific genetic effects that increase the risk of severe periodontitis in men.
Pioneering perio patient film 'The Sound of Periodontitis' gets thumbs-up from viewers
The ground-breaking film The Sound of Periodontitis, which received its world premiere at EuroPerio8 on June 3, has received a very positive reception, with nine out of ten viewers finding the patient-focused documentary “interesting”, according to an online survey.
EFP president takes prevention message to prestigious university summer course
EFP president Sören Jepsen gave a presentation on the prevention of peri-implant diseases at a prestigious Spanish university summer course on periodontal diseases in the context of public health and communication.
EFP Twitter page posts solid growth – join us now
More and more periodontal practitioners and other oral-health professionals from across the world are following the EFP on the Twitter social-media platform.