Azerbaijan: free periodontal screenings and university seminars
For European Gum Health Day 2018, the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology organised seminars and free periodontal screenings, sharing event information via social media and sending out posters to its members. It also issued a press release on the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease.
Romania: Demonstrations for dentists and courses on medication and periodontal therapy
To mark European Gum Health Day, the Romanian Society of Periodontology organised demonstrations for general dentists and periodontists in Bucharest and other cities, aimed at promoting the importance of gum health within complex dental treatment.
Spain: Launch of report on smoking cessation and oral health
The Spanish Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration (SEPA) marked European Gum Health Day 2018 with the launch of the report Tobacco cessation and oral health, prepared by a working group involving SEPA and the National Committee for the Prevention of Tobacco Use (CNPT).
Italy: Video interviews and national campaign
The Italian Society of Periodontology and Implantology (SIdP) celebrated European Gum Health Day 2018 by launching a campaign to inform the Italian population about the importance of preventing and treating periodontal diseases.
Portugal: Street campaign and extensive media coverage
The main activity staged by the Portuguese Society of Periodontology and Implants (SPPI) for European Gum Health Day 2018 on May 12 involved dental students handing out leaflets in three cities.
National activities · Gum Health Day · United Kingdom
UK: Focus on gum health in pregnancy and childhood
For European Gum Health 2018, the focus of the British Society of Periodontology (BSP) was on raising awareness of the importance of gum health in pregnancy and childhood.