Tissue engineering for periodontal regeneration was topic of latest EFP Perio Sessions
On Thursday 4 June, Danae Apatzidou, assistant professor of periodontology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, gave the seventh live webinar in the EFP Perio Sessions series on A tissue-engineered biocomplex for clinical periodontal regeneration.
Access to Perio Master Clinic 2020 videos extended until end of June
The EFP is making the recorded content from Perio Master Clinic 2020, held in Dublin on March 6 and 7, available for purchase and unlimited use until the end of June, extending the period of this offer which had been due to end on May 31.
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Sex hormones and periodontal health – how are they connected?
In the latest EFP Perio Sessions webinar, which took place on 28 May, Ali Cekici explored the issue of the effect sex hormones on periodontal health.
Despite Covid-19 lockdown, perio societies innovated to spread Gum Health Day 2020 message on bleeding gums. Guide, Part 1: Argentina to France
“This year, Gum Health Day has been exceptionally challenged due to Covid-19, as no physical actions could be executed. Nevertheless, the national perio societies adapted excellently to the situation and we once again managed to have a successful Gum Health Day and our message “Say NO to bleeding gums” reached a very wide audience all over the globe.”
Guide to Gum Health Day 2020, Part 2: Germany to Mexico
"The success of the Gum Health Day initiative is based on the enthusiasm and hard work of the national and affiliated societies, and the rest of the supporters – the EFP only provides the material, but the societies put in the energy and work to make it all happen,” said Andreas Stavropoulos, Gum Health Day 2020 co-ordinator.
Guide to Gum Health Day, Part 3: Moldova to United Kingdom
Webinars, group-recorded videos, quizes, and a "lock-down challenge" – some of the innnovative responses from national perio societies and others to delivering Gum Health Day 2020's message of "Say NO to bleeding gums" despite the Covid-19 lockdown and restrictions. The third and final part of the EFP's guide to this year's activities.
Is tooth loss a family affair? JCP Digest reports on the evidence
Genetics is known to be a risk factor for the development of periodontitis and more than 20 genes have been identified that are involved in the disease.