European Gum Health Day gives boost to campaign on oral health and pregnancy
Several EFP-affiliated societies of periodontology took advantage of European Gum Health Day 2018 to provide the public with information about the links between oral health and pregnancy.
Ireland: Working with dentists and students
The Irish Society of Periodontology worked with other dental associations and with the Dublin Dental School as it delivered the message “health begins with healthy gums” for European Gum Health Day 2018.
Turkey: scientific meetings and TV interview
To mark European Gum Health Day 2018, Turkish Society of Periodontology president Sule Bulut gave a television interview on the Kanal B channel in Ankara on the importance of periodontal health and its effects on systemic health.
Germany: Public lecture on periodontitis
The German Society of Periodontology (DG PARO) kicked off its activities related to European Gum Health Day 2018 with a lecture by Professor Peter Eickholz entitled: Periodontitis: What is that and how does it affect my body?”
Croatia: Public events and focus on oral health in pregnancy
For European Gum Health Day 2018, the Croatian Society of Periodontology organised public events in the cities of Rijeka, Split, and Zagreb, where periodontists and dental students handed out information about gum health in busy pedestrian areas.