Leading researchers call for global action on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease
A call for global action to reduce the impact of the burden of periodontal diseases on health and well-being has been issued in a health-policy paper published this month in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology (JCP), the EFP’s scientific journal.
Denmark: students target commuters with leaflets
Students from Aarhus University handed out leaflets and other printed material at Aarhus Central Station, in the main activity for European Gum Health Day organised by the Danish Society of Periodontology.
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.