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EFP - European Federation of Periodontology


Journal of Clinical Periodontology

The Journal of Clinical Periodontology
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NEW Standards for reporting chronic periodontitis prevalence and severity in epidemiologic studies

Proposed standards from the Joint EU/USA Periodontal Epidemiology Working Group
Authors: Birte Holtfreter, Jasim M. Albandar, Thomas Dietrich, Bruce A. Dye, Kenneth A. Eaton, Paul I. Eke, Panos N. Papapanou, Thomas Kocher

Until now, variations in protocols and definitions of periodontal disease across the world have hindered the efficient international exchange of scientific literature.

A group of experts - the Joint EU/USA Periodontal Epidemiology Working Group - is now proposing a solution to this problem: a set of guidelines which will allow periodontal scientists to compare the prevalence of periodontal disease across different studies, population groups, and countries. These guidelines, once accepted by the international periodontal community, will help deliver consistent reporting of future epidemiological studies concerning periodontitis.

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A regular précis of research from the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.

European Journal of Dental Education

First European Workshop in Peridontal Education
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EFF Newsletters Quarterly EFP News round-up (2014-) and Newsletters (2003-2013)
EFP News Update
Our front page news stories with a date index and 'page per story' format. Also includes our earlier 'NewsFlash' stories.

EFP History

A Chronological History
of the
European Federation of Periodontology


Seeking a Speciality in Periodontonology

EFP Guidelines for Seeking the Specialty in Periodontology

Prof. Mariano Sanz
17 May 2010


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