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.
The economic impact of periodontitis in Switzerland: estimating potential healthcare savings
Christoph Ramseier assesses the economic impact of periodontitis in Switzerland and how a prevention-based healthcare strategy could lead to substantial savings and improved general health.
The connection between oral health and cognition
Panos N. Papapanos, editor-in-chief of the EFP's Journal of Clinical Periodontology, highlights recent research published in the journal on the links between oral health and cognition.
Which host-modulating approaches are showing most promise?
Host-modulating agents can play an adjunctive role in supporting conventional non-surgical therapy for periodontitis. Georgios N. Belibasakis and Nagihan Bostanci explore the most promising approaches.
Celebrating 50 years of the JCP
Panos N. Papapanou, editor-in-chief of the "Journal of Clinical Periodontology" talks about the celebration of the Journal's 50th anniversary and its call for original research papers for a special anniversary issue.
Using AI to improve clinical decision-making in periodontology
Research at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London shows promising results on how artificial intelligence can be integrated into periodontology to improve decision-making.
How an AI-based mobile app can tackle low-grade systemic inflammation
A mobile application under development uses artificial intelligenve to encourage users to make lifestyle changes that will benefit their periodontal and systemic health.
How the perio-ortho synergy can improve smile aesthetics
Speakers at the recent Perio Master Clinic 2023 in Antwerp show how the perio-ortho synergy can enhance smile aesthetics.
Development of in-vitro multispecies subgingival biofilm models
The development of a dynamic in-vitro model with multispecies biofilm is helping to increase our understanding of the behaviour of subgingival bacteria within biofilms and to assess the impact of different implant surfaces on biofilm growth.
JCP editor-in-chief highlights EFP guidelines
Panos N. Papapanou, editor-in-chief of the "Journal of Clinical Periodontology", will have a monthly column in "Perio Insight". Here he talks about the EFP's clinical practice guidelines.
Adolopment - national implementation of the EFP clinical practice guideline
The British, German, and Spanish national societies of periodontology have taken the EFP Clinical Practice Guideline on the treatment of stages I-III periodontitis and adapted it to the reqiurements of local regulations and healthcare systems.