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.
Latest issues of JCP Digest focus on key topics in implant surgery
The latest two issues of the EFP research summary JCP Digest have been published, casting light on two key topics in implant dentistry: maxillary sinus-floor elevation and bone- and tissue-level implants in patients with chronic periodontitis.
Study shows promise of extracted tooth roots in alveolar-ridge augmentation
Extracted tooth roots may be considered as a therapeutic alternative to autogenous bone blocks for lateral alveolar-ridge augmentation and two-stage implant placement, according to a study now summarised for the EFP’s JCP Digest.
Perio & Cardio Workshop ends with call for more awareness of disease links
The Perio & Cardio Workshop, a joint event of the EFP and the World Heart Federation (WHF), has ended with a rallying call for greater awareness among health professionals and the public of the links between gum disease and heart disease.
Perio & Cardio Workshop starts reviewing evidence and drawing up recommendations
The Perio & Cardio Workshop has started, bringing together more than 20 experts to explore the latest evidence about links between periodontal disease and cardiovascular diseases and draw up a series of recommendations.
‘Chronic periodontitis is associated with erectile dysfunction,’ study shows
There is an association between chronic periodontitis and erectile dysfunction, according to a case-controlled study now summarised for the EFP’s JCP Digest.