Romanian perio society conference focuses on periodontal medicine
The Romanian Society of Periodontology held a conference on periodontal medicine on October 4, with main speakers from across the country and presentations from young doctors from the specialised periodontal programme at the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest.
Organisers urge early hotel booking for Perio Master Clinic 2020
The EFP and its professional congress organiser Mondial Congress & Events are urging participants in next year’s Perio Master Clinic 2020 not only to register early – because places are limited – but also to book their hotel rooms as soon as possible.
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Periodontology gains recognition as speciality in Azerbaijan
The government of the Azerbaijan Republic has given official recognition of periodontology as a speciality, after campaigning by the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology.
Campaign for EU-wide recognition of periodontology as speciality gathers pace
The latest development in the campaign to gain EU-wide recognition of peridontology as a speciality was a discussion of the topic at a meeting on September 21 of the EU Group of Co-ordinators (GoCs) for professional qualifications and freedom of movement.
Executive committee meets with new strategic plan, speciality recognition, and partner projects on the agenda
The executive committee of the EFP holds its half-yearly meeting from October 3 to 5 in Croatia with a packed agenda of topics.
German perio society annual meeting focuses on aesthetics
Almost 900 periodontists and other dental professionals attended the annual meeting of the German Society of Periodontology (DG PARO), held in Darmstadt from September 19 to 21.
Periodontitis patients have ‘higher risk of stroke’
Patients with periodontitis have a higher risk of ischaemic stroke and a higher mortality from the disease compared with patients with gingivitis, according to research summarised in the latest issue of JCP Digest.