Decision tree on staging and grading is key part of classification toolkit
One of the key elements of the EFP toolkit on the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions is the "decision tree" for assessing periodontitis.
Study evaluates pros and cons of connective tissue graft versus collagen matrix for recession coverage
The latest issue of the EFP research summary JCP Digest provides insight into rival techniques for recession coverage using the modified coronally advanced tunnel technique (MCAT).
JCP article on effect of anti-inflammatory diet on gingivitis makes big media impact
A recent article in the EFP’s Journal of Clinical Periodontology on research into the effect of an anti-inflammatory diet on gingivitis has attracted significant media interest.
Latest issues of JCP Digest focus on debates in implant dentistry
The latest two issues of the EFP research summary JCP Digest have been published, covering topics of great interest in the field of implant dentistry: bone regeneration versus connective-tissue graft and whether to use short implants or long implants combined with sinus-floor elevation.
EFP prize for postgraduate research goes to studies on immunology and implants in patients with severe periodontitis
The EFP’s annual Postgraduate Research Prize was awarded at the federation’s general assembly in Bern on March 30.
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EFP toolkit for clinicians on new classification is now available for use
The EFP toolkit for periodontists and other dental professionals to help them implement the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases has now been formally launched and materials can be viewed and downloaded from a dedicated website.
EFP gives distinguished-scientist award to Giovan Paolo Pini Prato
At its recent general assembly in Bern, Switzerland, the EFP gave its Distinguished Scientist Award to Giovan Paolo Pini Prato, former professor of periodontology at the University of Florence and a world-renowned expert in periodontal surgery.