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.
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.
National activities · Gum Health Day · Russian Federation
Russia: periodontal screenings and oral-hygiene advice
The Russian Society of Periodontology celebrated European Gum Health Day 2018 with a series of events across the country at universities, research centres, clinics, and schools.
France: focus on oral health in pregnancy
The activities organised by the French Society of Periodontology and Oral Implantology (SFPIO) for European Gum Health Day focused on the oral health of pregnant women.
Greece: TV interviews and actions in shopping areas and school
The Hellenic Society of Periodontology launched a public-awareness campaign on the importance of healthy gums to coincide with European Gum Health Day.
Belgium: Free screenings and special website
To celebrate European Gum Health Day, the Belgian Society of Periodontology offered free periodontal screenings – using the Dutch Periodontal Screening Index (DPSI) – in Brussels, Liège, and Wijnegem.