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.
Perio Insight focuses on links between periodontitis and Alzheimer’s disease
The relationship between periodontitis and Alzheimer’s Disease is the main subject of the latest edition of Perio Insight, the EFP magazine devoted to periodontal science and clinical practice.
‘Non-submerged implant healing has higher rate of earlier failure than submerged healing’
The two-stage approach to implant placement, based on a period of submerged healing, is considered the “gold-standard” procedure in implant dentistry. However, the alternative approach of one-stage surgery and non-submerged healing is gaining popularity.
JCP Digest: Study compares donor sites for autogenous subepithelial connective-tissue grafting
After tooth extraction, subepithelial connective-tissue grafting (SCTG) can improve the prognosis of the aesthetic outcomes at implants by compensating for bone-volume deficiencies.
Periodontal therapy appears to improve glycaemic control in chronic-periodontitis patients with type-2 diabetes
The association between periodontitis and diabetes mellitus is widely recognised and patients with well‐controlled glycated haemoglobin have a low risk of periodontitis, while risk increases exponentially as glycaemic control worsens. At the same time, periodontal treatment seems to improve glycaemic control.
EFP launches special app for Perio Master Clinic 2019
The EFP and its professional congress organiser Mondial Congress & Events have launched a special application for mobile devices for the forthcoming Perio Master Clinic 2019 in Hong Kong.
Versions of Perio & Diabetes animation will be made in seven languages
The animated video Perio and Diabetes, produced by the EFP as a key tool within its recently launched Perio & Diabetes campaign, is to be released in seven new languages.