EFP’s Delphi study predicts rise in implant-related diseases as it forecasts perio trends to 2025
Experts in periodontology expect the prevalence of periodontitis in Europe to stabilise in the next decade while implant-related diseases will increase, despite expected improvements in surgical techniques and the quality of implants.
Study of aggressive periodontitis could have major impact on treatment and prevention among Chinese patients
Aggressive periodontitis (AgP) is a rare form of inflammatory periodontal disease characterised by rapid attachment loss and alveolar bone destruction from an early age. It presents within families, which points to genetic and environmental factors, along with intra-familial transmission of infectious periodontal microorganisms.
EFP YouTube channel now has more than 300 subscribers with videos viewed more than 50,000 times
More than 300 people have now subscribed to the EFP’s video channel on YouTube, which offers a selection of videos about gum health and other periodontal issues of interest to the whole dental team.
PEOPLE: Stefan Renvert looks back on six years as EFP secretary general, highlighting EuroPerio, Master Clinic and JCP Digest as achievements and praising the ‘EFP spirit’
Stefan Renvert stood down as the EFP’s secretary general at last April’s general assembly in Berlin after six years in the post. Looking back on his time in office, he highlights the EFP’s increasing professionalisation but adds that the federation should not become an organisation run by professionals and that the volunteers “need to stay in control of the business.”