A new year with much activity and expansion for the EFP
The next 12 months will mark a significant chapter in the story of the EFP, as the federation stages its first event outside of Europe and welcomes new members from beyond the shores of the old continent.
‘Non-submerged implant healing has higher rate of earlier failure than submerged healing’
The two-stage approach to implant placement, based on a period of submerged healing, is considered the “gold-standard” procedure in implant dentistry. However, the alternative approach of one-stage surgery and non-submerged healing is gaining popularity.
EFP president Anton Sculean reflects on a successful 2018 and looks forward to the new year
In a message to members of the 30 EFP-affiliated national societies of periodontology, federation president Anton Sculean looks back on an eventful year and highlights the main attractions of 2019.
Perio Workshop 2018 reviewed evidence on bone regeneration
Perio Workshop 2018, organised by the EFP in partnership with the Osteology Foundation, involved 75 experts who explored in depth the topic of bone regeneration and regenerative technologies.
JCP Digest: Study compares donor sites for autogenous subepithelial connective-tissue grafting
After tooth extraction, subepithelial connective-tissue grafting (SCTG) can improve the prognosis of the aesthetic outcomes at implants by compensating for bone-volume deficiencies.
EFP starts work on toolkit about new classification
Work is under way on creating a toolkit for periodontists and other dental professionals to help them implement the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases.