EFP pays tribute to ‘father of periodontal medicine’ Steven Offenbacher
The periodontal world is grieving following the loss of one of its true giants, Steven Offenbacher, who passed away unexpectedly on August 9, 2018, at the young age of 67.
Dental world mourns passing of a great scientist
Ziedonis (Zie) Skobe sadly passed away at his home on August 5, 2018 at the age of 77. For many in periodontology and oral biology he was the most brilliant electron microscopist, who graced the basement floor of the old Forsyth Dental Institute at its original location at Fenway Boston.
EFP releases video on new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases
The EFP has released a video about the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases that is set to have a global impact on the practice of periodontology and implant dentistry.
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).