The purpose of the EFP Innovation Award for Digital Solutions for Gum Health is fostering innovation in the area of digital solutions that contribute to improving gum health for all. The EFP (European Federation of Periodontology) has announced the winners in France, Switzerland and the UK of the 2023 edition of these prizes, awarded annually with the support of EFP partner Haleon.
First prize was given to “My Perio Care” by Claire Bigot from the Paris Cité University. Her application addresses both patients and dentists’ unmet needs to better manage periodontal care, including everything from from primary prevention to disease therapy.
Second prize went to the project “my.periodontal-health.com” presented by Christoph Ramseier from the University of Bern. Developed in collaboration with Ukraine- based IT professionals, this tool supports personalized periodontal care and allows clinicians and patients to transfer clinical data from other perio technologies such as www.perio-tools.com.
Third prize was awarded to “Digital technology monitored and controlled oral endotoxin activity levels for personalized primary and secondary prevention of gum diseases and related systemic complications” developed by Svetislav Zaric from the King’s College London.
“The EFP is happy to reward innovative work to support clinicians, and to boost periodontal health for the benefit of our patients and society at large,” says Andreas Stavropoulos, chair of the EFP scientific affairs committee and past president. “The EFP will continue to support cutting-edge digital technology, with the support of its partner
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