Comments are invited on green paper which calls for global action on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal diseases
An international group of leading periodontologists has issued a call to action on periodontal diseases, publishing the “Perio Focus green paper”, which seeks to create a new global consensus around periodontology.
JCP Digest 06 explores links between weight gain and periodontal disease
People who are overweight or obese have an increased risk of developing periodontitis, according to research published in JCP Digest 06 (2015:42).
JCP Digest 05 assesses cost-effectiveness of non-surgical treatments for peri-implantitis
A study of the cost-effectiveness of non-surgical treatments for peri-implantitis, a summary of which has been published in JCP Digest05 (2015:42), ranked treatments in terms of value for money but concluded that more evidence was needed to be able to reach firm conclusions.
JCP Digest 04 shows that structured plaque-control intervention can help patients with gingival lichen planus
Structured plaque-control programmes could improve quality of life for patients with gingival oral lichen planus (OLP), according to research published in JCP Digest 04 (2015:42), which is now available for viewing and download in PDF format from the EFP website.
Prevention Workshop’s four co-chairmen gave November 9 webinar on conclusions and guidelines
The EFP held a live streaming webinar on November 9 in which the four co-chairmen of the EFP Prevention Workshop talked about its conclusions and guidelines on preventing periodontal disease and peri-implantitis.
JCP Digest 03 explores links between socio-economic status and periodontal health
The latest issue of the EFP’s research summary JCP Digest – now available for viewing and download in PDF format from the EFP website – offers an evaluation of rival models for explaining the association between socio-economic status and periodontal health.
Ineffectiveness of flossing, a key Prevention Workshop finding, becomes hot topic on social media
One of the key issues discussed at the EFP’s XI European Workshop in Periodontology, which was dedicated to ‘Effective prevention of periodontal and peri-implant diseases’, has become a hot topic on social media.