New board for Irish Society of Periodontology
The Irish Society of Periodontology (ISP) has renewed its board, with Peter Harrison from Dublin Dental University Hospital becoming president for a three-year term of office, taking over from Ronan Allen.
Czech perio society meeting puts spotlight on bone regeneration
The Czech Society of Periodontology held a two-day scientific meeting on October 5 and 6 that covered various clinical topics in periodontology, with an emphasis on bone regeneration.
Executive committee gathers in Greece to plan next six months
Members of the EFP’s executive committee are meeting in Cape Sounion, near Athens (Greece) from October 18 to 20 to review the federation’s progress and to prepare for the months ahead leading up to the next general assembly in March 2019.
Romanian perio society conference focuses on complex treatments
The Romanian Society of Periodontology held its XIII National Conference of Periodontology in Bucharest on October 5, where the main topics included the integration of periodontal practice into complex dental treatments.
ACTA researcher receives prize for JCP paper on prevalence of diabetes in periodontitis patients
A researcher at the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), and alumna of the university’s EFP-accredited postgraduate programme in periodontology, has been awarded a prize for a paper about the prevalence of diabetes in people with periodontitis.
World Smile Day – a chance to focus on perio
Today (Friday, October 5) is World Smile Day, an annual event devoted to smiles and acts of kindness that provides an opportunity to focus on the importance of gum health to people’s smiles.
Perio Master Clinic 2019 in Hong Kong will feature top line-up of specialists
Perio Master Clinic 2019, which takes place in Hong Kong in March next year, will feature an array of leading clinicians from around the world who will share their insights on the prevention and treatment of soft- and hard-tissue defects in relation to peri-implantitis.