French perio society’s annual meeting puts focus on the periodontal patient and converging therapies
Putting the periodontal patient at the centre of the stage was the purpose of the recent annual scientific congress organised by the French perio society under the title “The periodontal patient: convergence of therapies.”
EFP-affiliated societies are offering subtitled versions of pioneering documentary ‘The Sound of Periodontitis’
Several of the EFP’s national societies have translated the documentary The Sound of Periodontitis into their local languages, seeking to extend the audience for this pioneering film which offers the patient’s perspective on periodontal disease.
JCP Digest 09 considers influence of systemic antibiotics and progression of periodontitis
The question of whether the progression of periodontitis is relevantly influenced by systemic antibiotics is tackled in research published in JCP Digest 09 (2015:42).
FOCUS: How top advertising agency helped British perio society launch powerful gum-health awareness campaign
The British Society of Periodontology (BSP) made a big impact on May 12, the European Day of Periodontology, thanks to a hard-hitting media campaign drawn up by one of the world’s leading advertising agencies.
European Day of Periodontology makes a big impact in the media
The European Day of Periodontology, organised by the EFP and celebrated on May 12, generated a wealth of positive media coverage in countries across Europe which helped communicate the event’s message of “Healthy gums for a better life.”
Athens symposium explores new approaches to treatment of periodontal disease
The Hellenic Society of Periodontology’s 12th Symposium of Periodontology took place in Athens on May 20 to 22, devoted to the theme “From the treatment of periodontal disease to the treatment of the periodontal patient.”
Full-mouth periodontal therapy triggers increase in inflammatory biomarkers, so may not be suitable for patients with uncontrolled co-morbidities
The potential risk from the use of intensive approaches to periodontal therapy in patients with uncontrolled comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease is analysed in research published in JCP Digest 08 (2015:42).