‘Chronic periodontitis is associated with erectile dysfunction,’ study shows
There is an association between chronic periodontitis and erectile dysfunction, according to a case-controlled study now summarised for the EFP’s JCP Digest.
Global support rises for EFP Manifesto on perio and general health
The number of signatories to the EFP Manifesto “Perio and General Health" is approaching one thousand, with support coming from all over the world.
EFP and World Heart Federation prepare workshop on periodontitis and cardiovascular diseases
Preparations are being finalised for next month’s Perio & Cardio Workshop, which will explore the links between periodontal disease and cardiovascular diseases and draw up a series of recommendations.
Use of EMD in treatment of peri-implantitis may improve implant survival time
The adjunctive use of enamel matrix derivative (EMD) in combination with peri-implant surgery may improve the survival time of implants in patients with peri-implantitis, according to a trial conducted by Swedish researchers.
Perio Insight focuses on links between periodontitis and Alzheimer’s disease
The relationship between periodontitis and Alzheimer’s Disease is the main subject of the latest edition of Perio Insight, the EFP magazine devoted to periodontal science and clinical practice.
‘Non-submerged implant healing has higher rate of earlier failure than submerged healing’
The two-stage approach to implant placement, based on a period of submerged healing, is considered the “gold-standard” procedure in implant dentistry. However, the alternative approach of one-stage surgery and non-submerged healing is gaining popularity.