Perio Insight

Periodontal health for a better life

Editor: Joanna Kamma | Scientific Adviser: Andreas Stavropoulos

Perio Insight is an EFP online magazine focusing on periodontal science and clinical practice. It offers expert views and debates on key topics in periodontology and implant dentistry, and profiles research carried out at the EFP-accredited postgraduate programmes of periodontology.

It is edited by Joanna Kamma (Communications Committee) with Andreas Stavropoulos (Scientific Affairs Committee) as scientific adviser.

Search filters
Gums and Tums - what is the connection?

Gums and Tums - what is the connection?

08 February 2024

The relationship between the oral and gut microbiomes has become the subject of an increasing amount of research. Professor Iain Chapple guides us through the terrain and highlights the key questions that remain to be answered.

JCP editor highlights latest research

JCP editor highlights latest research

31 January 2024

Panos N. Papapanou, editor-in-chief of the EFP's Journal of Clinical Periodontology, offers his "editor's pick" of recent papers published in the journal.

The ‘thrilling’ discovery of the Y4 leukotoxin and the finding of Aggregatibacter (Actinobacillus) actinomycetemcomitans
Disease, Research

The ‘thrilling’ discovery of the Y4 leukotoxin and the finding of Aggregatibacter (Actinobacillus) actinomycetemcomitans

27 January 2024

The discovery of Y4 leukotoxicity and the subsequent finding of JP2 as a “super” leukotoxin producer were key moments in the development of periodontal science and the understanding of the inflammatory response to bacteria.

Women and oral health: views from periodontology and gynaecology
Prevention & Public health

Women and oral health: views from periodontology and gynaecology

20 December 2023

Hormonal changes have a complex influence on women's oral health from puberty to the post-menopause. Gynaecologist Renée Berens and periodontist Ali Çekici explore the issues.

How can AI help perio?
JCP Editor

How can AI help perio?

13 November 2023

Panos N. Papapanou, editor-in-chief of the EFP's Journal of Clinical Periodontology, highlights the potential that artificial intelligence offers to periodontology.

Which is best technique for preserving the alveolar ridge after tooth extraction?
Therapy

Which is best technique for preserving the alveolar ridge after tooth extraction?

31 October 2023

Researchers at the EFP-accredited programme at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, performed a randomised clinical trial (RCT) to compare different techniques for alveolar ridge preservation after tooth extraction.

Digital innovation promises to enchance supportive periodontal care
Prevention & Public health, Therapy

Digital innovation promises to enchance supportive periodontal care

20 October 2023

A digital platform to enhance supportive periodontal care by boosting communication between dental professionals and patients was one of the winners in the EFP’s Innovation Award for Digital Solutions for Gum Health 2023.

JCP special issues on implant dentistry will have impact for years to come
JCP Editor

JCP special issues on implant dentistry will have impact for years to come

28 September 2023

Panos N. Papapanou, editor-in-chief of the EFP's Journal of Clinical Periodontology, highlights two special issues related to implant dentistry.

Monitoring and controlling oral endotoxin levels for disease prevention
Prevention & Public health

Monitoring and controlling oral endotoxin levels for disease prevention

17 July 2023

Svetislav Zaric, third-prize winner in the EFP’s Innovation Award for Digital Solutions for Gum Health 2023, explains his proposal for personalised prevention based on monitoring and controlling oral endotoxin activity.

An app to help dentists and patients better manage periodontal care
Therapy

An app to help dentists and patients better manage periodontal care

12 July 2023

Claire Bigot, winner of the first prize in the EFP’s Innovation Award for Digital Solutions for Gum Health 2023 for the web and moblie application My PerioCare, explains how the technology can benefit both dentists and patients.

You are currently offline. Some pages or content may fail to load.