ACTA researcher receives prize for JCP paper on prevalence of diabetes in periodontitis patients
A researcher at the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), and alumna of the university’s EFP-accredited postgraduate programme in periodontology, has been awarded a prize for a paper about the prevalence of diabetes in people with periodontitis.
World Smile Day – a chance to focus on perio
Today (Friday, October 5) is World Smile Day, an annual event devoted to smiles and acts of kindness that provides an opportunity to focus on the importance of gum health to people’s smiles.
Perio Master Clinic 2019 in Hong Kong will feature top line-up of specialists
Perio Master Clinic 2019, which takes place in Hong Kong in March next year, will feature an array of leading clinicians from around the world who will share their insights on the prevention and treatment of soft- and hard-tissue defects in relation to peri-implantitis.
EFP is studying ‘modern and fresh’ campaign proposals from international design school
The EFP is evaluating proposals for outreach campaigns on oral health that were produced earlier in the year by master’s degree students in an innovative collaboration with a world-leading design school.
EFP celebrates World Heart Day with reminder of importance of periodontal health to cardiovascular health
To mark World Heart Day on September 29, the EFP has issued a reminder of the importance of the links between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease and of the need for dentists and doctors to work together to combat them.
Use of L-PRF in regeneration under spotlight at Leuven meeting
At a three-day meeting organised by the periodontal department of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) – one of the 16 universities to offer EFP-accredited postgraduate education in periodontology – clinicians heard from experts about the latest developments in the use of L-PRF in the regeneration of hard and soft tissues.