Finland: press articles and emphasis on EFP Manifesto
The Finnish Society of Periodontology used European Gum Health Day as a call to action to encourage periodontists and other oral-health professionals to sign the EFP Manifesto: Perio and General Health.
National activities · Gum Health Day · Netherlands
Netherlands: periodontal screenings and promotional film
The Dutch Society of Periodontology offered a free “walk-in hour” at periodontal practices and university departments across the Netherlands, where patients were given periodontal screenings and information about periodontitis.
Greece: leaflets in shopping malls and periodontal examinations
For European Gum Health Day on May 12, the Hellenic Society of Periodontology set up stalls in public squares and shopping malls in Athens and Thessaloniki to hand out information about periodontal health.
Lithuania: leaflets and lectures
The Lithuanian Association of Periodontology handed out leaflets in shopping centres in major cities to draw attention to the dangers of periodontal disease and its links to systemic diseases.