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.
EFP prepares key events for scientists and clinicians, and promotes new classification
After the excitement of EuroPerio9, the EFP is settling down to work on a wide range of events and projects as it implements its strategic vision of “periodontal health for a better life.”
EFP pays tribute to ‘father of periodontal medicine’ Steven Offenbacher
The periodontal world is grieving following the loss of one of its true giants, Steven Offenbacher, who passed away unexpectedly on August 9, 2018, at the young age of 67.
Dental world mourns passing of a great scientist
Ziedonis (Zie) Skobe sadly passed away at his home on August 5, 2018 at the age of 77. For many in periodontology and oral biology he was the most brilliant electron microscopist, who graced the basement floor of the old Forsyth Dental Institute at its original location at Fenway Boston.
Iain Chapple receives top award from International Association for Dental Research
The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) has awarded its 2018 Distinguished Scientist Award for Research in Periodontal Disease to EFP secretary general Iain Chapple.