Gum Health Day 2019: Croatia – public event and university lecture
The centrepiece of the Croatian Society of Periodontology’s activities for Gum Health Day was a public event in Split, which was organised by society members Marija Roguljić, Dario Bojčić and Ana Družijanić.
Perio Insight focuses on L-PRF in periodontal therapy
The latest edition of Perio Insight, the EFP magazine devoted to periodontal science and clinical practice, focuses on the use of leucocyte- and platelet-rich fibrin (L-PRF) in periodontal therapy.
National activities · Gum Health Day · Russian Federation
Gum Health Day 2019: Russia – tennis stars, beauticians… and dogs
The Russian Society of Periodontology participated in Gum Health Day by staging a series of events across the country at locations including universities, research centres, clinics, and schools.
Gum Health Day 2019: Lithuania – Daytime TV and oral-hygiene conference
Jurate Zekoniene, president of the Lithuanian Association of Periodontology, took to the airwaves on Gum Health Day, participating in a daytime television show (“Ask a Doctor”) dedicated to periodontal health. The programme focused on the relationship between periodontal health and Alzheimer’s disease.
Gum Health Day 2019: Belgium – more than 500 patients screened
In the week leading up to Gum Health Day on May 12, the Belgian Society of Periodontology offered free periodontal screenings at hospitals in three cities: Brussels, Liège, and Leuven.
Gum Health Day 2019: Greece – information kiosks and free examinations
For Gum Health Day on May 12, the Hellenic Society of Periodontology set up kiosks in Athens and Thessaloniki to provide information to the public about periodontal health.
Gum Health Day 2019: Ukraine – lectures, hygiene instructions, and focus on Perio & Caries
The Ukrainian Society of Periodontists staged a series of events from May 11 to 13 to celebrate Gum Health Day 2019, supported by the Ukrainian Dental Association, the Ukrainian Dental Hygienists Association, and the Academy of Dental Health.