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.
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.
Austria: Interviews and leaflets at dental schools
Three board members of the Austrian Society of Periodontology gave an interview about periodontitis and prophylaxis and the society also issued a press release which was then distributed by the country’s main news agency.
Finland: Action focused on periodontal disease and pregnancy
An article by Mervi Gürsoy about periodontitis and adverse pregnancy outcomes, which also highlighted European Gum Health Day 2018, was published on May 9 in the journal of the Finnish Dental Society.
Poland: Focus on oral health and pregnancy
The Polish Society of Periodontology took advantage of European Gum Health Day 2018 to promote the Oral Health & Pregnancy project, the educational campaign launched last year by the EFP in partnership with Oral-B.
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.