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.
‘Chronic periodontitis is associated with erectile dysfunction,’ study shows
There is an association between chronic periodontitis and erectile dysfunction, according to a case-controlled study now summarised for the EFP’s JCP Digest.
Global support rises for EFP Manifesto on perio and general health
The number of signatories to the EFP Manifesto “Perio and General Health" is approaching one thousand, with support coming from all over the world.
EFP and World Heart Federation prepare workshop on periodontitis and cardiovascular diseases
Preparations are being finalised for next month’s Perio & Cardio Workshop, which will explore the links between periodontal disease and cardiovascular diseases and draw up a series of recommendations.
Use of EMD in treatment of peri-implantitis may improve implant survival time
The adjunctive use of enamel matrix derivative (EMD) in combination with peri-implant surgery may improve the survival time of implants in patients with peri-implantitis, according to a trial conducted by Swedish researchers.