The New Classification updates the previous classification made in 1999.
The EFP has developed a toolkit to assist periodontists and other dental professionals which comprises: guidance notes, slide presentations and the consensus reports. Infographics and videos will be added soon.
Oral Health and Pregnancy
Pregnancy is a crucial time in a woman’s life during which oral health is of fundamental importance, as periodontal disease has been linked to various pregnancy complications.
The EFP and leading oral-healthcare brand Oral-B have launched the Oral Health and Pregnancy project, which will bring advice based on the latest scientific evidence to health professionals and patients across Europe.
Perio and Caries
The EFP project 'Perio & Caries’ builds on the outcomes of Perio Workshop 2016, devoted to “The boundaries between dental caries and periodontal disease”, jointly organised by the EFP with ORCA (European Organisation for Caries Research) in November 2016 and sponsored by Colgate. Perio Workshop is a leading annual scientific meeting focusing on state-of-the-art issues relating to gum health and gum disease, organised by the EFP in La Granja, Spain under the chairmanship of Mariano Sanz.
Perio and Diabetes
The Perio & Diabetes project, a collaboration between the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and Sunstar, promotes awareness of the important links between periodontal diseases and diabetes explaining how these two diseases can be fought together. It provides specific guidelines for oral-health professionals, medical professionals and pharmacists, researchers, policymakers, patients and the public, and the media.
Perio and Cardio Workshop 2019
The Perio & Cardio Workshop, which will explore the links between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease and draw up a series of recommendations, will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 18 and 19 February 2019.
The workshop is organised jointly by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the World Heart Federation (WHF) in partnership with Dentaid.
Perio and Diabetes Workshop 2017
The Perio-Diabetes Workshop 2017 was organised jointly by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in partnership with Sunstar. The workshop, which took place on February 19 and 20, 2017 at the SEPA Centre for Gum Health in Madrid, explored in detail the links between periodontal disease and diabetes.
2-5 June 2021