Hellenic Society of Periodontology invites entries for prize for young periodontal scientists
The Hellenic Society of Periodontology (HSP) has invited submissions for its biennial Fotis Mitsis prize, which is awarded to young periodontal scientists.
New series of JCP Digest opens with review of use of antibiotics in periodontal therapy
A new series of the EFP research summary JCP Digest begins with an account of a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised, placebo-controlled trials involving the use of antibiotics in periodontal therapy.
EFP Research Prize goes to team led by Christoph Ramseier
The EFP Research Prize in Periodontology for 2018 has been awarded to a paper about supportive periodontal therapy written by a team led by Christoph A. Ramseier (University of Bern, Switzerland).
Clinical practice · Science · EuroPerio · New Classification
EFP and AAP will work together to disseminate new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases unveiled at EuroPerio9
The EFP and the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) have pledged to develop strategies to disseminate the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, unveiled at EuroPerio9 on Friday 22 June.
In the spotlight at EuroPerio9: latest research on impact on periodontal health of oral piercings, psychological health, and sports performance
The potential negative effects of oral piercings on periodontal health were highlighted in the third and final EFP press conference at EuroPerio on Friday 22 June.
Communication · Science · EuroPerio · New Classification
Proceedings of ground-breaking World Workshop on new classification are published
The proceedings of the World Workshop on the classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions have been published online as a special supplement of the EFP’s official scientific publication, the Journal of Clinical Periodontology (JCP).
Antibiotic resistance, smoking, nutrition, and hypertension – new studies are highlighted at EuroPerio9
Antibiotic resistance is on the rise among patients with severe gum disease, smoking can increase the risk of implant failure, nutrition may have an impact on periodontal disease and its treatment, and periodontitis is associated with a higher risk of hypertension.