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.
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.
FOCUS: Journal of Clinical Periodontology publishes Perio Workshop 2016 consensus findings on caries and periodontal diseases
The consensus findings of Perio Workshop 2016, which explored the boundaries between caries and periodontal diseases, have been published in an open-access supplement of the EFP’s scientific publication the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
Perio Master Clinic 2017 gave participants from almost 60 countries the latest insights on peri-implantitis
The EFP Perio Master Clinic 2017: Peri-implantitis – from aetiology to treatment, which took place in Malta on March 3 and 4, proved to be a great success as participants made the most of the opportunity to get up to date with the latest scientific findings about peri-implantitis and new approaches to its treatment.
Portuguese perio society’s annual meeting focused on minimally invasive periodontal surgery and controversies in periodontology and implantology
The annual meeting of the Portuguese Society of Periodontology and Implantology took place in Lisbon on February 18 under the heading of “Scientific evolution as a guide for modern practice in periodontology.”