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.
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.
Animation and infographics drive home messages on oral health and diabetes
One of the most attractive features of the Perio & Diabetes campaign is a short animated video that communicates key messages in a clear and lively way.
‘A crucial project for the EFP, which will increase awareness and bring resources to periodontology’ – Filippo Graziani
The Perio & Diabetes outreach campaign, launched by the EFP on November 14, is an essential project for the EFP, according to its co-ordinator Filippo Graziani.
Perio & Diabetes campaign launches on World Diabetes Day
The EFP launched its latest outreach project, focusing on the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes, on November 14, World Diabetes Day.
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.