JCP Digest: Study shows possibility of lifelong tooth retention in patients with aggressive periodontitis
Aggressive periodontitis (AgP) is usually treated with mechanical debridement (sometimes with adjunctive antibiotics) but there have been few studies on long-term tooth survival in patients with the generalised form of this disease.
EFP Instagram page attracts 200 followers and prepares to showcase photo-contest entries
The EFP’s recently launched page on the Instagram social-media platform has already attracted more than 200 followers.
EFP works with leading design institute to create awareness campaign and partner logo
The EFP is working with one of the world’s leading design schools in a project to produce a new logo that can be used by the federation’s partners and to support an awareness campaign.
EFP YouTube channel grows in popularity with top video viewed 12,000 times
The EFP’s channel on YouTube now has more than 500 subscribers and the most popular video – about the links between periodontal and general health – has been viewed almost 12,000 times.
JCP Digest: Study shows association between periodontitis and sleep duration
Is there an association between periodontitis and sleep duration? This is the question behind a cross-sectional study carried out by Italian researchers, which has been summarised in the latest edition of the EFP’s JCP Digest.
Eighteen EFP national societies take Oral Health and Pregnancy to the local level
The second stage of the Oral Health and Pregnancy project is now well into its second stage as most of the 30 national societies of periodontology affiliated to the EFP are preparing their own projects based on the material.
Short or long dental implants? JCP Digest weighs up the evidence
One of the most controversial debates in contemporary implant dentistry concerns the relative merits of short implants compared with more traditional longer implants.