EFP LinkedIn page now has more than 15,000 subscribers
The EFP’s page on LinkedIn, the business and employment-oriented social-networking service, has now passed the 15,000-subscriber threshold, with followers in more than 100 countries.
Obesity is risk factor for progression of periodontal attachment loss in women – JCP Digest
A five-year study has shown that obesity appears to be a risk factor for periodontal attachment loss (PAL) progression for females but not for males. However, being overweight but not obese does not appear to be associated with PAL progression.
Three-year study concludes power brushes do not cause more soft-tissue trauma than manual brushes – JCP Digest
The use of power toothbrushes has been claimed to cause more soft-tissue trauma in people with gingival recession than manual brushes. But a three-year randomised study, summarised in the latest edition of JCP Digest, concludes that clinicians can safely prescribe either kind of toothbrush even for patients with pre-existing gingival recessions.
Latest issue of Perio Insight with in-depth coverage of Perio Workshop 2016 and Perio Master Clinic 2017 is now available
The latest issue of the EFP magazine Perio Insight has been published and is available to download in pdf format from the EFP website.
EFP provides guidance and resources to national perio societies for European Gum Health Day 2017
The EFP has produced a wide range of materials for its affiliated national perio societies to use for the events that they are organising for European Gum Health Day 2017 on May 12.
EFP website proves popular with patients as it posts steady progress in 2016
The patient section of the EFP website is proving to be highly popular accounting for nearly a quarter of all visits and more than 50,000 hours of viewing during 2016.
Forty-per-cent rise in signatures of EFP Manifesto on perio and general health
More than 450 individuals and institutions from nearly 60 countries have now signed the EFP Manifesto “Perio and General Health", an increase of 40% over the last 12 months.