Three-year study concludes power brushes do not cause more soft-tissue trauma than manual brushes – JCP Digest
The use of power toothbrushes has been claimed to cause more soft-tissue trauma in people with gingival recession than manual brushes. But a three-year randomised study, summarised in the latest edition of JCP Digest, concludes that clinicians can safely prescribe either kind of toothbrush even for patients with pre-existing gingival recessions.
Latest issue of Perio Insight with in-depth coverage of Perio Workshop 2016 and Perio Master Clinic 2017 is now available
The latest issue of the EFP magazine Perio Insight has been published and is available to download in pdf format from the EFP website.
FOCUS: Journal of Clinical Periodontology publishes Perio Workshop 2016 consensus findings on caries and periodontal diseases
The consensus findings of Perio Workshop 2016, which explored the boundaries between caries and periodontal diseases, have been published in an open-access supplement of the EFP’s scientific publication the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
Joint EFP-IDF workshop on links between periodontal diseases and diabetes produces consensus and guidelines
The Perio-Diabetes Workshop, held in Madrid on February 19 and 20, proved to be a successful meeting which produced a scientific consensus on the links between periodontitis and diabetes, along with guidelines for dentists, physicians, and patients.
Latest issue of JCP Digest explores evolution of periodontal medicine
Periodontal medicine emerged in the 1990s and has since established a two-way relationship between periodontal diseases and overall health.
Experts gather in Madrid to review latest findings on links between periodontal diseases and diabetes
International experts from the fields of periodontology and diabetes gather in Madrid on February 19 and 20 to explore the latest evidence on the links between diabetes and periodontitis and to reach consensus conclusions.
‘Peri-implantitis shows progressive pattern of bone loss’ – JCP Digest
Peri-implantitis shows a progressive pattern of bone loss and in most cases detectable bone loss occurs within the first three years after implant loading, according to a study summarised in the EFP’s research summary JCP Digest.