The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) is the leading global voice on gum health and gum disease and the driving force behind EuroPerio – the most important international periodontal congress – and Perio Workshop, a world-leading meeting on periodontal science. The EFP also edits the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, one of the most authoritative scientific publications in this field.
The EFP comprises 30 national societies of periodontology in Europe, northern Africa, Caucasia, and the Middle East, which together represent about 14,000 periodontists, dentists, researchers, and other members of the dental team focused on improving periodontal science and practice.
With a history of over 200 years, Colgate-Palmolive is a global leader in oral care and is strongly committed to improving oral health globally. The company possesses the leading toothpaste and manual toothbrush brands throughout many parts of the world, according to value share data, including internationally recognised brands, such as: Colgate®, Colgate Total®, Maximum Cavity Protection plus Sugar Acid Neutraliser™, Sensitive Pro-Relief™, Max White One®, elmex®, meridol® and Duraphat®.
Colgate-Palmolive continues to build success through innovation in oral care and stronger partnerships with dental profession and public heath. Its core values, "caring", "global teamwork", and "continuous improvement", are reflected not only in the quality of its products and the reputation of the company, but also in its dedication to improve the quality of life of its consumers and serve the communities where it does business.