Gum Health Day 2019: Portugal – street action in three cities
Members of the Portuguese Society of Periodontology and Implantology (SPPI) took to the streets to spread the message of “Gengivas saudáveis, sorriso bonito” (healthy gums, beautiful smile) for Gum Health Day 2019.
Gum Health Day 2019 has impact beyond EFP member societies
The impact of Gum Health Day 2019 has been felt across the world – not only in countries with an EFP-affiliated society of periodontology but in many other countries as well.
Gum Health Day 2019: Morocco – awareness campaign and video
The Moroccan Society of Periodontology and Implantology (SMPI) held an awareness and screening campaign, targeted at young patients, at Casablanca University Hospital as part of its Gum Health 2019 activities.
Gum Health Day 2019: Argentina – stands at universities and self-testing
The Argentine Society of Periodontology (SAP) celebrated Gum Health Day 2019 by running a “Por una sonrisa saludable” [For a healthy smile] campaign and inviting people to visit its website for more information and to carry out periodontal-health self-testing.
Gum Health Day 2019: Italy – TV interview and national campaign
The Italian Society of Periodontology and Implantology (SidP) celebrated Gum Health Day 2019 with a campaign addressed at the Italian population, providing information about the importance of preventing and treating periodontal diseases.
Gum Health Day 2019: Hungary – focus on systemic diseases and live demonstration on Facebook
The Hungarian Society of Periodontology used Gum Health Day 2019 to highlight the connections between periodontal disease and systemic diseases, with an emphasis on diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, as well as on adverse pregnancy outcomes.