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EuroPerio9 International Conference in Periodontology

20-23 June 2018

RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands

EuroPerio9 promotion at different national & international dental meetings

Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology actively participated in the work of EuroPerio9 International Confrence in Periodontology in Amsterdam

On 20-23 June 2018, EuroPerio9 International Conference in Periodontology was held in RAI Amsterdam, Netherlands. The meeting was organized by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and its member National Societies with the participation of 10232 dentists, students, hygienists and industry representatives from 111 countries. Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology actively participated at this global conference, being represented by 55 Azerbaijani dentists practicing in Azerbaijan and abroad, as well as post-graduate students along with the Board Committee members. Almost 10 researches, carried out by Azerbaijani scientists in the field of periodontology and implantology, were presented with the oral and poster presentations at the conference.

A laser show and a dance performance culminating with the emergence of congress chair Dr. Michèle Reners, who then welcomed everyone to EuroPerio9, saying that “the secret to success is quality speakers.” The opening ceremony also featured the flag parade in which representatives of each of the EFP’s 30 affiliated national societies took to the stage with their national flags. Azerbaijani flag during the parade was carried by Dr. Cavid Ahmedbeyli, the president of the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology.

Dr. Cavid Ahmedbeyli (Azerbaijan), one of the 8 selected speakers, talked about “Life experience changing national periodontology vision” at the EuroPerio9 Perio Talks session in the main auditorium on 20 June 2018. Perio Talks was the first big event created especially for EFP Alumni, the recently created group which brings together graduates and teachers of the EFP 16 accredited postgraduate programmes in periodontology. This event was one of the innovations at EuroPerio9, where EFP Alumni speakers talked about what has inspired their professional careers.

Dr. Rovshan Mammadov, General Secretary of Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology and EuroPerio9 Ambassador presented Azerbaijan & National Society to the Congress Delegates at the EFP Village on 21 June 2018.


On 22 June 2018, a special "Women in Perio" meeting at the EuroPerio9 Conference was dedicated to the women members of EFP National Societies. The aim of the meeting was to build a solid women’s network for Women in Perio. Almost 10 participants from Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology attended this meeting where the role of women in dentistry and dental organizations, their ideas and future participation in EFP activities were actively discussed. 


EFP Social Media, special meeting was held for the EuroPerio9 communication team members composed of the EFP National Societies on 23 June 2018. Dr. Vafa Guliyeva and Dr. Leyla Nadirova have represented Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology at this meeting, where the social media activities performed before and during the meeting were discussed. Social media was well integrated into EuroPerio9, with a “social wall” in the exhibition hall, where Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram posts tagged “#EuroPerio9” were displayed. Scientific sessions and social events were covered by a team of 24 people led by Dr. Reena Wadia, the EFP’s social-media co-ordinator.


On the same day, the winners of the 1st EFP Photo Contest were announced. More than 300 photographs were submitted to the EFP-affiliated national societies of periodontology in the first phase of the contest, and 57 entries from 23 different countries were selected for the final stage.

After EuroPerio9 closing ceremony, most of the members of the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology visited the ACTA (Academic Center for Dentistry), the largest modern dental faculty in Amsterdam. During the visit they were informed about the activities and new technologies at the clinic.

The next EuroPerio10 will take place in at the Bella Centre in Copenhagen (Denmark) from 2-5 June 2021. The organising committee will be chaired by Prof. Phoebus Madianos (Greece), Prof. David Herrera (Spain) as scientific chair and Prof. Nicola West (UK) as treasurer.


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EuroPerio9 Final Programme

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1st EFP Photo Contest 2018

We know there are many talented dental professionals who are also very talented dental photographers. This is why this year for the first time the EFP Photo Contest 2018 will be held. It is our pleasure to share with you this invitation to an exciting joint initiative by Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology. You can now submit your best dental photographs. We are sure that there are many excellent photographers among you who will use this chance to showcase their work at EuroPerio9 in Amsterdam (June 20-23 2018) and show the dental world that our national society is full of creative


All submissions must be on dental subjects and match one of the following categories:

  1. healthy gums/healthy life

  2. dental disease

  3. extreme/freestyle


All national category winners will receive:

the opportunity to have their photos published and credited wherever possible, in upcoming EFP publications

• the opportunity to have their works exhibited at EuroPerio9

‘‘EFP Photo Contest 2018’’ honorary certificate

In order to participate in the contest please make your submission until 26 February 2018 to the following email address

Participation details and rules:

From all submissions, we will make a pre-selection of photos that will represent our country and national society at EuroPerio9. Winners will be notified within March 2018. Your peers on site EuroPerio9 in Amsterdam will then choose one overall winner per category, an expert jury will award one Price of the Jury.

  1. As Perio Contest is organised by the EFP, only members of Azerbaijani Society of Peridontology may submit a photo. For the Society membership -

  2. If your photo is shortlisted as a national winner, you must be registered for EuroPerio9 in Amsterdam for your photo to be considered in the finals:

  3. Images should be submitted in JPEG (jpg or jpeg) format.

  4. Images should be no smaller than 1MB and no larger than 5MB. All images must be saved in the RGB colour model. All entrants must be able to supply a high resolution image suitable for printing in exhibitions should the image be required.

  5. Images should be accompanied by:

  • Name of submitter

  • Name of category (see above)

  • Location of the photo

  • Description of the photo contents - suitable for use as a caption

  • Size in pixels of the source of the image - should you need to reduce or compress the image for submission, you may be asked for the source image which you will be required to provide.

 6.  By submitting the photo, you warrant/grant that:

  • Permission for your entry to be published on EFP website including but not limited to and on any social media account controlled by EFP, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter accounts, and you grant EFP a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royaltyfree, worldwide, perpetual licence (with a right to sub-license) to use, republish, edit and/or modify your photo in any/all media (including in electronic format, hard copy and in EFP publications).

  • Permission for your entry to be used in publication of your own National Society for abovementioned purposes.

  • Permission for some of your personal details (specifically full name, country of origin and member society) to be used in relation to your entry in abovementioned EFP publications and publications of your National Society.

  • You understand that the EFP and your National Society will credit your photo to you wherever possible but that some publications may not permit credit lines due to formal restrictions.

  • You own the copyright to your entry as its author. Your entry must be your own work, must not be copied, must not contain any third-party materials and/or content that you do not have permission to use, must not include any trade marks, and must not show inappropriate or dangerous behaviour, or otherwise be obscene, defamatory, distasteful, offensive, or in breach of any applicable law or regulation, or in breach of any confidentiality obligations owed by you to third parties.

  • Each person depicted in the entry has granted permission to be portrayed as shown and that their photo may be used by the EFP for the purposes of promoting periodontal health. You are able to present evidence of this permission to the EFP upon request.

 7.  Non-compliance with these rules may result in disqualification.

Azerbaijani Society of Peridontology' Nominee Winners


Vafa Guliyeva: Healthy Periodontium after Perio-Ortho Therapy


Cavid Ahmedbeyli: Aggresive Periodontitits in a Smoker Patient with Type 1 Diabetes Melitus 


Shabnam Muradova: Patient education for proper oral hygiene. 

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