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Sex hormones and periodontal health – how are they connected?
In the latest EFP Perio Sessions webinar, which took place on 28 May, Ali Cekici explored the issue of the effect sex hormones on periodontal health.
Is tooth loss a family affair? JCP Digest reports on the evidence
Genetics is known to be a risk factor for the development of periodontitis and more than 20 genes have been identified that are involved in the disease.
Hellenic Society of Periodontology invites entries for biennial prize for young periodontal scientists
The Hellenic Society of Periodontology (HSP) has invited submissions for its biennial Fotis Mitsis prize, which is awarded to young periodontal scientists.
Anton Sculean receives top award from International Association for Dental Research
The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) has awarded its 2020 Distinguished Scientist Award for Research in Periodontal Disease to Anton Sculean, past president of the EFP and scientific chair of the recent Perio Master Clinic 2020.
Case studies using new classification - focus of latest Perio Insight
The latest issue of Perio Insight, the EFP magazine that offers expert views on key issues in periodontology and implant dentistry, features clinical cases that apply the new classification of periodontal diseases and conditions.
Consensus report on periodontitis and cardiovascular diseases provides recommendations for dentists, doctors, and patients
There is strong epidemiological evidence that periodontitis increases the risk of future atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, according to the consensus report from the Perio-Cardio Workshop, an expert meeting organised jointly by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the World Heart Federation (WHF).
JCP Digest: Toothpaste with stannous fluoride shows promise in treating dental hypersensitivity
The use of an experimental toothpaste containing stannous fluoride has shown promising results in reducing dental hypersensitivity, according to a study summarised in the latest issue of JCP Digest.