Periodontitis patients have ‘higher risk of stroke’
Patients with periodontitis have a higher risk of ischaemic stroke and a higher mortality from the disease compared with patients with gingivitis, according to research summarised in the latest issue of JCP Digest.
Postgraduate Symposium: high-quality presentations and an active audience
The new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, bone-augmentation techniques, the relationship between periodontal risk and nutrition, and the possible links between periodontitis and sleep apnoea – these were just some of the topics covered at the EFP’s 8th Postgraduate Symposium.
EFP Manifesto has now received more than 1,100 signatories
The EFP Manifesto “Perio and General Health" – a call to action for the prevention, early detection, and treatment of periodontitis – has now received more than 1,100 signatures from individuals and institutions all over the world.
CAF plus CTG offers ‘best and most stable root-coverage outcome’
The combination of the coronally advanced flap (CAF) with a connective-tissue graft (CTG) is the therapeutic option that offers the best solution for root coverage of single gingival recessions, according to research published in the latest issue of JCP Digest.
Postgraduate Symposium takes place in Sweden with 100 students and 32 teachers
The EFP’s 8th Postgraduate Symposium takes place from September 5 to 7, bringing together teachers and students from the 17 EFP-accredited programmes in periodontology to share clinical and research presentations.
Role of nutrition, long-term effect of plaque control, and impact of powered toothbrushes – top three ‘trending’ JCP papers
The Journal of Clinical Periodontology (JCP) has started to publish a list of the top 10 “trending” articles – a new way to show the impact of the EFP’s official scientific magazine.
An anti-inflammatory diet can ‘reduce gingivitis’
People who eat an “anti-inflammatory diet” rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fish are less likely to have gingivitis – that’s the conclusion from research summarised in the latest edition of JCP Digest.