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.
Large emergence angles are significant risk indicator for peri-implantitis – JCP Digest
An emergence angle greater than 30 degrees is a significant risk indicator for peri-implantitis, according to research summarised in the latest edition of the EFP magazine JCP Digest.
Italian perio society meeting focuses on restorative therapy
A recent meeting co-organised by the Italian Society of Periodontology and Implantology (SIdP) explored in depth the connections between periodontal and restorative therapy.
EFP promotes its master clinics at annual meeting of American Academy of Periodontology
The EFP is in Vancouver for the annual meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and has set up its stall in the international lounge to promote the forthcoming editions of Perio Master Clinic, the federation’s key event for clinicians.