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.
EFP World Workshop co-chairs are given special award at AAP conference
The recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) featured a series of awards to EFP officers, including the four co-chairs of the working groups in last year’s crucial World Workshop on the classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases.
EFP executive-committee meeting prepares to embrace international members
The half-yearly meeting of the EFP’s executive committee, which took place in Cape Sounio, near Athens (Greece) from October 18 to 20, agreed some key measures on the future of the federation which will be presented to its general assembly in March 2019.
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.
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.
EFP celebrates World Heart Day with reminder of importance of periodontal health to cardiovascular health
To mark World Heart Day on September 29, the EFP has issued a reminder of the importance of the links between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease and of the need for dentists and doctors to work together to combat them.
EFP prepares to welcome non-European members
There is considerable interest among non-European national societies of periodontology in joining the EFP through its new category of international associate member.