Full-mouth periodontal therapy triggers increase in inflammatory biomarkers, so may not be suitable for patients with uncontrolled co-morbidities
The potential risk from the use of intensive approaches to periodontal therapy in patients with uncontrolled comorbidities such as cardiovascular disease is analysed in research published in JCP Digest 08 (2015:42).
EFP welcomes ‘overwhelming’ response to Perio Focus green paper
The EFP has been impressed by the positive reaction from perio societies and individuals across the world to the “Perio Focus green paper”, issued in January by an international group of leading experts in periodontology.
How to manage periodontal disease and gingival overgrowth in patients who use calcium channel blockers
The problem of gingival overgrowth in heart-disease patients who use calcium channel blocking drugs is tackled in research published in JCP Digest 07 (2015:42).
Thorkild Karring talks about breakthrough in tissue regeneration in latest instalment of ‘EFP Interviews’
A video interview with one of the pioneers of tissue regeneration is the latest instalment in the ‘EFP Interviews’ series which focuses on the work of the “parents” of European periodontology.
Pioneering 3D film on links between oral health and general health available for viewing on EFP website
The full version of the scientific film Oral Health and Systemic Health: The interlink between Periodontitis and Diabetes is now available for viewing, free of charge, on the EFP website.
Deadline to endorse or comment on the Perio Focus green paper has now passed
The April 1 deadline for responses to the “Perio Focus green paper”, issued in January by an international group of leading experts in periodontology, has passed and all comments are now being considered.
First six issues of JCP Digest 2015 now available in all six languages
The first six issues of the second cycle of the JCP Digest, based on articles published during 2015 in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology (JCP), are now available on the EFP website in six languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.