Study evaluates pros and cons of connective tissue graft versus collagen matrix for recession coverage
The latest issue of the EFP research summary JCP Digest provides insight into rival techniques for recession coverage using the modified coronally advanced tunnel technique (MCAT).
JCP article on effect of anti-inflammatory diet on gingivitis makes big media impact
A recent article in the EFP’s Journal of Clinical Periodontology on research into the effect of an anti-inflammatory diet on gingivitis has attracted significant media interest.
Latest issues of JCP Digest focus on debates in implant dentistry
The latest two issues of the EFP research summary JCP Digest have been published, covering topics of great interest in the field of implant dentistry: bone regeneration versus connective-tissue graft and whether to use short implants or long implants combined with sinus-floor elevation.
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EFP toolkit for clinicians on new classification is now available for use
The EFP toolkit for periodontists and other dental professionals to help them implement the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases has now been formally launched and materials can be viewed and downloaded from a dedicated website.
EFP launches Perio Review, an annual report on activities
The EFP has published the first edition of a new annual magazine, Perio Review, which provides a report on the activities of the federation over the last year.
Latest issues of JCP Digest focus on key topics in implant surgery
The latest two issues of the EFP research summary JCP Digest have been published, casting light on two key topics in implant dentistry: maxillary sinus-floor elevation and bone- and tissue-level implants in patients with chronic periodontitis.
Study shows promise of extracted tooth roots in alveolar-ridge augmentation
Extracted tooth roots may be considered as a therapeutic alternative to autogenous bone blocks for lateral alveolar-ridge augmentation and two-stage implant placement, according to a study now summarised for the EFP’s JCP Digest.