Periodontal therapy appears to improve glycaemic control in chronic-periodontitis patients with type-2 diabetes
The association between periodontitis and diabetes mellitus is widely recognised and patients with well‐controlled glycated haemoglobin have a low risk of periodontitis, while risk increases exponentially as glycaemic control worsens. At the same time, periodontal treatment seems to improve glycaemic control.
Versions of Perio & Diabetes animation will be made in seven languages
The animated video Perio and Diabetes, produced by the EFP as a key tool within its recently launched Perio & Diabetes campaign, is to be released in seven new languages.
EFP World Workshop co-chairs are given special award at AAP conference
The recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) featured a series of awards to EFP officers, including the four co-chairs of the working groups in last year’s crucial World Workshop on the classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases.
Animation and infographics drive home messages on oral health and diabetes
One of the most attractive features of the Perio & Diabetes campaign is a short animated video that communicates key messages in a clear and lively way.
‘A crucial project for the EFP, which will increase awareness and bring resources to periodontology’ – Filippo Graziani
The Perio & Diabetes outreach campaign, launched by the EFP on November 14, is an essential project for the EFP, according to its co-ordinator Filippo Graziani.
Perio & Diabetes campaign launches on World Diabetes Day
The EFP launched its latest outreach project, focusing on the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes, on November 14, World Diabetes Day.
Four-day Perio Workshop 2018 on bone regeneration is under way
Seventy-five experts have gathered for a four-day meeting in which the topic of bone regeneration and the regenerative technologies used in dentistry is under the spotlight.