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.
Italy: Ambulances and periodontal screenings in earthquake zone
In October 2016, a 6.6-magnititude earthquake hit central Italy, causing widespread destruction and reducing historic towns and villages to rubble.
A hugely successful European Gum Health Day brought message of ‘fighting periodontal disease together’ to millions of people
European Gum Health Day 2017, held on Friday, May 12, proved to be a major success for the EFP and its affiliated national societies, bringing a clear message about the importance of gum health and its relationship to general health to millions of people.