An International Periodontological Congress to be held in Dubrovnik

An International Periodontological Congress to be held in Dubrovnik

This September, Dubrovnik will host another professional international meeting and gather world experts within its centuries-old walls. This time, to discuss advances in Periodontology - from comprehensive reconstructions to new discoveries. Namely, the 19th Biennial Joint Meeting of the International Academy of Periodontology (IAP) and the Croatian Society of Periodontology (HPD) is taking place on 28-30 September in Hotel Dubrovnik Palace.

The International Academy of Periodontology (IAP) organizes an international congress every two years. This year, it will be held for the first time in Croatia, offering a program with worldwide renowned speakers in the field of periodontology and implant dentistry. Dubrovnik has been recognized as an ideal new meeting destination thanks to its historical heritage, natural beauty, mild Mediterranean climate all year round, and direct flights from over 50 European destinations.

International exchange of knowledge for the advancement of periodontal health globally

The mission of IAP is to spread the research and clinical practice of periodontology across the globe and among other dental and medical fields. Through this mission, IAP creates and coordinates outstanding presentations during its biannual scientific meetings, bringing the experts together with the local and regional leaders and trainees of periodontology. IAP promotes international exchanges between nations to contribute to the advancement of periodontal health globally. The academy disseminates by means of publications and educational meetings theories and new scientific and clinical developments in periodontology.

World-class experts and relevant topics

This year’s IAP HPD Congress will be organized in the form of plenary lectures, oral presentations, satellite symposia, e-posters, and workshops. It will provide participants with state-of-the-art lectures focusing on the etiology and pathogenesis of periodontal diseases, non-surgical periodontal treatment concept, regenerative periodontal surgery, mucogingival periodontal surgery, prevention and treatment of peri-implant diseases, bone regeneration, and implants will provide the participants with predictable, evidence-based treatment concepts for the management of periodontal and peri-implant conditions.

The Congress will also include pre-congress seminars and courses focusing on soft tissue regeneration, decontamination of infected implant surfaces, treatment of peri-implantitis, periodontal regeneration, use of hyaluronic acid in GBR, digital treatment planning in implantology and implants in patients with a history of periodontitis.

Among invited speakers are Darko Božić (Croatia), Raluca Cosgarea (Germany), Nikos Donos (UK), Magda Feres (USA), Ahmed Gamal (Egypt), Filippo Graziani (Italy), Niklaus Lang (Switzerland), Luigi Nibali (UK), Mariano Sanz (Spain), Lior Shapira (Israel), Jamil Shibli (Brazil), Andreas Stavropoulos (Sweden), Shogo Takashiba (Japan), Wim Teughels (Belgium) and other experts.

In addition to the professional and educational program, there will be an exhibition area where manufacturers of equipment, devices, and products as well as of other companies related to periodontology and implant dentistry will be presented.

An International Periodontological Congress to be held in Dubrovnik

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