FOCUS: EuroPerio, JCP and work in education head list of EFP achievements of the last 25 years
To mark the EFP’s 25th anniversary, Perio Insight asked the presidents of the national societies and the members of the EFP committees to talk about the changes over the last quarter century, about what the EFP has achieved, and about the federation’s priorities for the future. The second of a series of three articles focuses on the question: “What have been the EFP’s main achievements over the last 25 years?"
Dutch perio society uses national press to spread word on importance of oral health to general health
The Dutch Society of Periodontology (NVvP) has raised its profile and spread the message about the links between oral and general health by contributing to a magazine distributed with the Netherlands’ most popular daily newspaper.
Study shows that short dental implants produce similar results to long implants with sinus grafting
The use of short (6mm) dental implants results in similar clinical and radiographic outcomes to the use of long (11-15mm) implants combined with sinus grafting, according to a study published in the EFP’s research summary JCP Digest.
Czech perio society holds two-day scientific meeting in Brno
The Czech Society of Periodontology recently held a two-day congress in the city of Brno which brought together 140 periodontists and dentists.
Russian perio society holds one-day conference and highlights link between periodontitis and systemic diseases
The Russian Society of Periodontology held a Day of Periodontology in Moscow on June 17 in which messages related to the EFP’s May 12 European Day of Periodontology were shared.
EFP starts work on new five-year strategic plan
Voting members of the EFP’s Executive Committee (the Core Executive) met in Amsterdam on June 17 to discuss a new five-year strategic plan for the federation which will act as its roadmap into the next decade.
EuroPerio9 organisers meet industry to discuss exhibition and sponsorship for 2018 congress
EFP officers and members of the EuroPerio9 organising committee recently met a wide range of industry representatives to explore exhibition and sponsorship opportunities for the congress and exhibition which will take place in Amsterdam in June 2018.