Consensus report on periodontitis and cardiovascular diseases provides recommendations for dentists, doctors, and patients
There is strong epidemiological evidence that periodontitis increases the risk of future atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, according to the consensus report from the Perio-Cardio Workshop, an expert meeting organised jointly by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the World Heart Federation (WHF).
JCP Digest: Toothpaste with stannous fluoride shows promise in treating dental hypersensitivity
The use of an experimental toothpaste containing stannous fluoride has shown promising results in reducing dental hypersensitivity, according to a study summarised in the latest issue of JCP Digest.
Immediate provisional implants ‘do not increase aesthetic outcome’
Although immediate implant placement has similar survival rates compared to conventional placement, its impact on facial mucosa is still the subject of debate.
Novel NIPSA technique shows promise in managing combined intra-suprabony periodontal defects
There are promising results from a new technique for the regenerative treatment of deep intra-bony defects: the non-incised papillae surgical approach (NIPSA).
EFP highlights perio-diabetes link on World Diabetes Day
The EFP marks World Diabetes Day on November 14 by issuing a reminder of the important links between periodontitis and diabetes and emphasising the need for dentists and doctors to work together to combat both diseases.
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Full set of expert videos on new classification is now available
A comprehensive full set of videos in which experts explain the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions has been released by the EFP.