Niklaus Lang pays tribute to Raúl Caffesse, ‘a real role model’
Following the recent death of Professor Raúl Caffesse (1938-2019), Niklaus P. Lang, his former student and colleague for half a century, offers a personal tribute.
In memoriam: Raúl Caffesse
The EFP was sad to hear the news of the death of Raúl Caffesse, one of the leading figures in contemporary periodontology. Prof Mariano Sanz, on behalf of the EFP, offers a tribute to “an exemplary teacher.”
EFP president Filippo Graziani reviews progress in 2019 and looks ahead to 2020
As 2019 draws to a close, EFP president Filippo Graziani offers his season's greetings to the periodontal community, reflecting on what has been an exciting and successful year for the federation and looking ahead to the challenges of 2020.
EFP highlights perio-diabetes link on World Diabetes Day
The EFP marks World Diabetes Day on November 14 by issuing a reminder of the important links between periodontitis and diabetes and emphasising the need for dentists and doctors to work together to combat both diseases.
Campaign for EU-wide recognition of periodontology as speciality gathers pace
The latest development in the campaign to gain EU-wide recognition of peridontology as a speciality was a discussion of the topic at a meeting on September 21 of the EU Group of Co-ordinators (GoCs) for professional qualifications and freedom of movement.
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Periodontology gains recognition as speciality in Azerbaijan
The government of the Azerbaijan Republic has given official recognition of periodontology as a speciality, after campaigning by the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology.