Treating severe chronic periodontitis with short (three-day) antibiotics regimen may be more effective than non-surgical therapy alone – JCP Digest
The positive effects of treating patients with severe chronic periodontitis with a combination of the antibiotics amoxicillin and metronidazole, as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal treatment, have been reported in the past. But there are major concerns about the growing challenge from antibiotic resistance.
Moshe Goldstein gives keynote lecture on peri-implantitis at Czech perio days
The Czech Society of Periodontology recently held its biannual Perio Days, celebrated this time in the village of Srní in South Bohemia, at which the keynote lecture was given by Moshe Goldstein, chair of the EFP postgraduate education committee.
Ireland: National press coverage and symposium
The Irish Society of Periodontology attracted considerable in European Gum Health Day through sending out a press release, which led to a substantial feature in the Irish Independent, Ireland’s biggest daily newspaper.
One year to go until EuroPerio9 in Amsterdam
In one year’s time, on June 20, 2018, the RAI Amsterdam centre will open its doors for the ninth edition of the EFP’s triennial EuroPerio congress – the world’s leading event in periodontology.
EFP issues call for entries for top research prize to be awarded at EuroPerio9
The EFP is inviting submissions for the EFP Research Prize in Periodontology (formerly the Jaccard Prize), which is awarded once every three years at the EuroPerio congress.
French society of periodontology passes ‘big society’ threshold and becomes member of European Projects Committee
The French Society of Periodontology and Oral Implantology (SFPIO) will join the EFP’s new European Projects Committee after a rapid rise in its membership means that it qualifies as a “large society”.
Spanish society of periodontology’s annual congress brought together 4,500 professionals for three days of top-level presentations
The 51st annual congress of the Spanish Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration (SEPA) brought together around 4,500 periodontists and other oral-health professionals in one of the biggest gatherings of its kind outside the EFP’s triennial EuroPerio congresses.