EFP and AAP meet to discuss plans for 2017 World Workshop
An EFP delegation received a very warm welcome at a meeting with the leadership of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) to discuss the preparations for next year’s World Workshop on Periodontal and Peri-Implant Disease Classification.
PEOPLE: In memoriam Thorkild Karring (1937-2016) – a tribute from his colleagues
Prof Thorkild Karring, one of the pioneers of European periodontology, passed away on August 22 at the age of 78. He made a major contribution to the development of periodontal science, notably through his work on tissue regeneration. Here, the people who knew him well and who worked closely with him, offer their tributes to one of the ‘Perio Greats’.
Israeli perio society hails success of ‘Small steps – big success’ meeting
The semi-annual meeting of the Israeli Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration (ISP) took place in the Avenue Convention Center, near Tel Aviv, on September 15, with more than 250 participants – mostly periodontists but also including oral surgeons and prosthodontists.
German perio society’s annual meeting brings together record number of participants
The German society of periodontology (DG PARO) held its annual meeting from September 15 to 17 in Würzburg under the title ‘Periodontology in Focus’.
FOCUS: Recognition of perio as speciality heads list of priorities for EFP as it faces the future
To mark the EFP’s 25th anniversary, Perio Insight asked the presidents of the national societies and the members of the EFP committees to talk about the changes over the last quarter century, about what the EFP has achieved, and about the federation’s priorities for the future.