Periodontal therapy appears to improve glycaemic control in chronic-periodontitis patients with type-2 diabetes
The association between periodontitis and diabetes mellitus is widely recognised and patients with well‐controlled glycated haemoglobin have a low risk of periodontitis, while risk increases exponentially as glycaemic control worsens. At the same time, periodontal treatment seems to improve glycaemic control.
EFP launches special app for Perio Master Clinic 2019
The EFP and its professional congress organiser Mondial Congress & Events have launched a special application for mobile devices for the forthcoming Perio Master Clinic 2019 in Hong Kong.
Perio Master Clinic 2019 in Hong Kong will build on legacy of Paris and Malta
Perio Master Clinic 2019, which takes place in Hong Kong in March next year, will be the third such event that the EFP has organised.
Versions of Perio & Diabetes animation will be made in seven languages
The animated video Perio and Diabetes, produced by the EFP as a key tool within its recently launched Perio & Diabetes campaign, is to be released in seven new languages.
Russian perio society takes message about diabetes to schools
On November 14, World Diabetes Day, members of the Russian Society of Periodontology visited schools and kindergartens in St Petersburg and other cities to explain the links between periodontal disease and diabetes.
Azerbaijani perio society meeting focuses on periodontal and peri-implant health and digital aesthetic dentistry
EstePerio 2018, the Third International Congress of Periodontology and Aesthetic Dentistry, took palce in Baku, Azerbaijan on November 9 and 10, with a line-up of top international speakers and around 350 participants.
EFP World Workshop co-chairs are given special award at AAP conference
The recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) featured a series of awards to EFP officers, including the four co-chairs of the working groups in last year’s crucial World Workshop on the classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases.