Latest issues of JCP Digest focus on debates in implant dentistry
The latest two issues of the EFP research summary JCP Digest have been published, covering topics of great interest in the field of implant dentistry: bone regeneration versus connective-tissue graft and whether to use short implants or long implants combined with sinus-floor elevation.
EFP’s new members will be active players on Gum Health Day
The new international associate members of the EFP, who joined the federation at the end of March, will be active on May 12 with events to celebrate Gum Health Day 2019.
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EFP toolkit for clinicians on new classification is now available for use
The EFP toolkit for periodontists and other dental professionals to help them implement the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases has now been formally launched and materials can be viewed and downloaded from a dedicated website.
EFP prize for postgraduate research goes to studies on immunology and implants in patients with severe periodontitis
The EFP’s annual Postgraduate Research Prize was awarded at the federation’s general assembly in Bern on March 30.
Ukranian perio society conference focuses on systemic approach
A scientific conference entitled “The systemic approach to the treatment of periodontal tissue diseases in the eyes of a practicing dentist,” organised by Ukrainian Society of Periodontists, took place in Kiev on March 22.
EFP gives distinguished-scientist award to Giovan Paolo Pini Prato
At its recent general assembly in Bern, Switzerland, the EFP gave its Distinguished Scientist Award to Giovan Paolo Pini Prato, former professor of periodontology at the University of Florence and a world-renowned expert in periodontal surgery.