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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.
EFP has high profile at congress on oral-health research
There was a strong EFP presence at the Oral Health Research Congress held in Madrid last weekend, with presentations by various members of the federation’s executive committee.
EFP supports World Alzheimer’s Day and calls for more research into links with periodontitis
September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day and the EFP marks the occasion by highlighting the growing evidence of an association between Alzheimer’s Disease and periodontitis.