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).
Perio Workshop 2019 draws up new guideline on periodontal therapy to benefit patients
A three-day EFP-led workshop, which brought together 90 experts from 19 countries, concluded on Tuesday, November 12 with a consensus agreement on a new guideline on periodontal therapy.
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Full set of expert videos on new classification is now available
A comprehensive full set of videos in which experts explain the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions has been released by the EFP.