JCP Digest: Study compares donor sites for autogenous subepithelial connective-tissue grafting
After tooth extraction, subepithelial connective-tissue grafting (SCTG) can improve the prognosis of the aesthetic outcomes at implants by compensating for bone-volume deficiencies.
EFP starts work on toolkit about new classification
Work is under way on creating a toolkit for periodontists and other dental professionals to help them implement the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases.
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.
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.
‘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.