National perio societies prepare for European Gum Health Day 2018
Plans are now well under way for this year’s European Gum Health Day, the international awareness day promoted by the EFP and organised by its affiliated national societies of periodontology.
Spain: video highlights work with professional organisations
The Spanish Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration (SEPA) has released a video, with subtitles in English, explaining the activities it organised for European Gum Health Day.
Ireland: National press coverage and symposium
The Irish Society of Periodontology attracted considerable in European Gum Health Day through sending out a press release, which led to a substantial feature in the Irish Independent, Ireland’s biggest daily newspaper.
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Russia: training in oral hygiene
The Russian Society of Periodontology celebrated European Gum Health Day on May 12 with activities in various cities across the country, including Moscow, St Petersburg, Kazan, Ekaterinburg and Ufa.
Israel: Facebook campaign and slogan competition
The Israeli Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration used Facebook as its main vehicle to communicate messages about periodontal health for European Gum Health Day.
Portugal: Students hand out information in three cities
Twenty-five students of periodontology took to the streets of three Portuguese cities on May 12 to hand out information about periodontal health to the public.