The EDI Journal 3/2017 is online. Be informed about BDIZ EDI work on European joint venture (pages 10 to 12) and about the question of the definition of standards in dental medicine.

BDIZ EDI President Christian Berger answers questions about experience with short implants (pages 14 to 16). Save the date: 11th February 2018 in Cologne for the 13th BDIZ EDI Expert Symposium on patient-oriented restorative concepts (page 17). Big issue is the European Commission’s proposal on the Services Package that also affects dentists with background, interview and statements. The Council of European Dentists (CED) in Brussels proposes that the health professions are excluded from the scope of the planned directive (pages 20 to 29). One of the clinical science reports cover the patient-specific recalls to reduce the risk of complications.