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.
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.
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.
A mobile application under development uses artificial intelligenve to encourage users to make lifestyle changes that will benefit their periodontal and systemic health.
Speakers at the recent Perio Master Clinic 2023 in Antwerp show how the perio-ortho synergy can enhance smile aesthetics.
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.
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.
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.
A detailed look at the 62 recommendations in the EFP's clinical practice guideline for the treatment of stages I-III periodontitis, the product of Perio Workshop 2019, including interviews with working-group chairs Mariano Sanz and Iain Chapple.
Two clinical case studies apply the new classification of periodontal diseases to existing patient cases, showing how clinicians can apply the different steps explained in the new classification to establish the stage and the grade of periodontitis.
In recent years, leucocyte- and platelet-rich fibrin (L-PRF) has emerged as a highly promising technique with many applications in periodontal therapy. Experts Marc Quirynen and Nelson Pinto explain its biological properties and applications.