Hellenic Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

Πρόεδρος Ελληνικής Περιοδοντολογικής Εταιρείας

Dear Colleagues, 

 

The Hellenic Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry has prepared for 2020, the 28th consecutive year, an annual program of scientific events aiming at updating you regarding the latest developments in the field of Periodontology and Implantology.


An especially important fact is that the Hellenic Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry has been certified by the Hellenic Dental Association as an official provider for the system of continuing professional training of dentists (SCPT) and so, we are pleased to provide credit points to all colleagues who participate in our events.

Πρόεδρος Ελληνικής Περιοδοντολογικής Εταιρείας

Dear Colleagues,

The Hellenic Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry has prepared for 2020, the 28th consecutive year, an annual program of scientific events aiming at updating you regarding the latest developments in the field of Periodontology and Implantology.

An especially important fact is that the Hellenic Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry has been certified by the Hellenic Dental Association as an official provider for the system of continuing professional training of dentists (SCPT) and so, we are pleased to provide credit points to all colleagues who participate in our events.

 

The first scientific event of the year will be the meeting of the postgraduate students of the Departments of periodontology of Dental Schools of Athens and Thessaloniki. The event will take place in Thessaloniki on February 1st, 2020 and clinical and research topics of great interest will be presented. The second scientific event of the year, which will be of international radiance, is the 2nd Bone & Tissue Days, scheduled on February 14th & 15th, 2020 in Athens. Six foreign renowned and experienced clinicians will develop topics of particular interest related to Prosthodontics, Periodontology and Implantology.

 

The Hellenic Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry will participate, for the 7th year, in the European Gum Health Day, on May 12th, 2020, where informative and public awareness actions on the importance of periodontal health will be held. The event is under the auspices of the European Federation of Periodontology and 2020’s chosen slogan is “Say no to bleeding gums”. The program of scientific events will continue with the Clinical Seminar on Dental Implantology in collaboration with the Dental Association of Piraeus on June 12th, 13th and 14th, 2020. This will be followed by the inaugural event on October 9th, 2020, which will be dedicated to Professor Emeritus and former Dean of National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Fotis Mitsis with guest speakers the honorary presidents of the society, Mrs. A. Kipioti and Mr. A. Konstantinidis, and Mr V. Panis Professor of periodontology and former president of the society. During the event, the “Fotis Mitsis” prize will be bestowed.

 

After that, the seminar of Clinical Periodontology will be held in collaboration with the Dental Association of Achaia in Patra on November 6th and 7th, 2020. The last event of the year will be a seminar, with guest speaker Professor A. Stavropoulos on December 12th, 2020, in Athens, who will speak about management of perimplantitis, an intractable problem with increasing incidence in daily clinical practice. Distance learning will continue in 2020, given the great interest of colleagues, with six online seminars.

 

Closing this note, I would like to extend my warmest thanks to the entire Board of Directors of the Hellenic Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry for its contribution and valuable assistance in designing the program but also for supporting the preparation of scientific events. We invite you to support with your presence our scientific events, with the certainty that they reflect on the latest and most interesting scientific developments in the field of Periodontology and Implantology.

 

Charalampos Kalaitzakis

President

Hellenic Society of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry

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