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EFP president Andreas Stavropoulos reflects on achievements of 2022 and looks forward to an exciting new year 

In his season's greetings message to members of the EFP's national societies and the wider periodontal community, federation president Andreas Stavropoulos highlights the main achievement of 2022: the successful EuroPerio10 congress in his home town of Copenhagen. He also looks forward to a lively 2023, which includes Perio Master Clinic in Belgium and International Perio Master Clinic in Mexico, as well as a Gum Health Day focused on periodontal health as a lifestyle.


Latest Perio Talks podcast explores EFP clinical practice guideline on stage IV periodontitis

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The EFP clinical practice guideline on the treatment of stage IV periodontitis is the topic of the latest EFP Perio Talks podcast, now available for listening. David Herrera and Moritz Kebschull, who played leading roles at Perio Workshop 2021 that drew up the guideline, explain its importance and impact.


Perio Life highlights postgraduate symposium, clinical technqiues, and SEO 

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The EFP has published the fourth issue of Perio Life, the biannual magazine of EFP Alumni, which includes a report on the recent EFP Postgraduate Symposium along with interviews with clinicians on periodontal surgical techniques. There is also a EFP Alumnus profile and a guide to how dentists can best use search-engine optimisation to boost their businesses.



International Perio Master Clinic 2023 in Mexico will provide a showcase on regeneration techniques

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International Perio Master Clinic 2023 takes place in the Mexican city of León in May next year, putting the spotlight on the regeneration of soft and hard tissues around teeth and implants. In a detailed interivew, congress chair Alejandro García and scientific chair Anton Sculean explain what it means for the EFP, for the Mexican Association of Periodontology, and – above all – for clinicians.


Orthodontic treatment in stage IV periodontitis – a key topic at Perio Master Clinic 2023

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The first session at Perio Master Clinic 2023 in Antwerp next March will focus on the question of orthodontic treatment in patients with stage IV periodontitis and will feature the first of the event’s “duo” presentations in which an orthodontist and a periodontist give two views on the same topic.


Latest issues of JCP Digest focus on guided infection control and omega-3 supplements

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JCP Digest 107: Guided periodontal infection control is just as effective as conventional section-wise non-surgical therapy but is also more time-efficient, which benefits both patients and clinicians.
JCP Digest 106: The use of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids as a dietary supplement has a moderately beneficial effect when used as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal therapy.

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