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.

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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.

The role of micronutrients in periodontal disease prevention and therapy
Prevention & Public health, Therapy

The role of micronutrients in periodontal disease prevention and therapy

21 June 2023

Denica Kuzmanova and Henrik Dommisch describe the current understanding of the impact of diet and of vitamins and other micronutrients on preventing and treating periodontitis.

The economic impact of periodontitis in Switzerland: estimating potential healthcare savings
Prevention & Public health

The economic impact of periodontitis in Switzerland: estimating potential healthcare savings

15 May 2023

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
JCP Editor

The connection between oral health and cognition

10 May 2023

Panos N. Papapanou, 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?
Therapy

Which host-modulating approaches are showing most promise?

20 April 2023

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
JCP Editor

Celebrating 50 years of the JCP

14 April 2023

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
Therapy

Using AI to improve clinical decision-making in periodontology

11 April 2023

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
Prevention & Public health

How an AI-based mobile app can tackle low-grade systemic inflammation

29 March 2023

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
Therapy

How the perio-ortho synergy can improve smile aesthetics

14 March 2023

Speakers at the recent Perio Master Clinic 2023 in Antwerp show how the perio-ortho synergy can enhance smile aesthetics.