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: 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.
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: 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: Romania – explaining the new classification of periodontal diseases
The Romanian Society of Periodontology used Gum Health Day to provide periodontists and students with information about the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases and conditions.
Gum Health Day 2019: Israel – radio campaign and ‘beautiful smile’ competition
The Israeli Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration has focused on the media as the main focus of its activities for Gum Health Day.
Gum Health Day 2019: Austria – self-testing and special tee-shirts
Board members of the Austrian Society of Periodontology spent May 12 at a popular Vienna shopping centre, wearing special tee-shirts displaying the Gum Health Day 2019 logo.