Gum Health Day 2019: Taiwan – public talks across the country
The Taiwan Academy of Periodontology, which joined the EFP in March as one of the new international associate members, actively participated in Gum Health Day 2019.
National activities · Gum Health Day · Netherlands
Gum Health Day 2019: Netherlands – mobile dental practice for free screenings
The Dutch Society of Periodontology (NVvP) organised its Gum Health Day events on May 16 (rather than May 12, which fell on a Sunday) and more than 80 periodontal, dental, and oral-hygiene practices participated by offering free consultations.
Gum Health Day 2019: Croatia – public event and university lecture
The centrepiece of the Croatian Society of Periodontology’s activities for Gum Health Day was a public event in Split, which was organised by society members Marija Roguljić, Dario Bojčić and Ana Družijanić.
Gum Health Day 2019: Sweden – press release and social-media promotion
For Gum Health Day, the Swedish Society of Periodontology issued a press release and promoted the awareness day on its website and via social media.
Gum Health Day 2019: Belgium – more than 500 patients screened
In the week leading up to Gum Health Day on May 12, the Belgian Society of Periodontology offered free periodontal screenings at hospitals in three cities: Brussels, Liège, and Leuven.
Gum Health Day 2019: Lithuania – Daytime TV and oral-hygiene conference
Jurate Zekoniene, president of the Lithuanian Association of Periodontology, took to the airwaves on Gum Health Day, participating in a daytime television show (“Ask a Doctor”) dedicated to periodontal health. The programme focused on the relationship between periodontal health and Alzheimer’s disease.
National activities · Gum Health Day · Russian Federation
Gum Health Day 2019: Russia – tennis stars, beauticians… and dogs
The Russian Society of Periodontology participated in Gum Health Day by staging a series of events across the country at locations including universities, research centres, clinics, and schools.