Case studies using new classification - focus of latest Perio Insight
The latest issue of Perio Insight, the EFP magazine that offers expert views on key issues in periodontology and implant dentistry, features clinical cases that apply the new classification of periodontal diseases and conditions.
Consensus report on periodontitis and cardiovascular diseases provides recommendations for dentists, doctors, and patients
There is strong epidemiological evidence that periodontitis increases the risk of future atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, according to the consensus report from the Perio-Cardio Workshop, an expert meeting organised jointly by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the World Heart Federation (WHF).
JCP Digest: Toothpaste with stannous fluoride shows promise in treating dental hypersensitivity
The use of an experimental toothpaste containing stannous fluoride has shown promising results in reducing dental hypersensitivity, according to a study summarised in the latest issue of JCP Digest.
Niklaus Lang pays tribute to Raúl Caffesse, ‘a real role model’
Following the recent death of Professor Raúl Caffesse (1938-2019), Niklaus P. Lang, his former student and colleague for half a century, offers a personal tribute.
In memoriam: Raúl Caffesse
The EFP was sad to hear the news of the death of Raúl Caffesse, one of the leading figures in contemporary periodontology. Prof Mariano Sanz, on behalf of the EFP, offers a tribute to “an exemplary teacher.”
Immediate provisional implants ‘do not increase aesthetic outcome’
Although immediate implant placement has similar survival rates compared to conventional placement, its impact on facial mucosa is still the subject of debate.
Novel NIPSA technique shows promise in managing combined intra-suprabony periodontal defects
There are promising results from a new technique for the regenerative treatment of deep intra-bony defects: the non-incised papillae surgical approach (NIPSA).