National activities · Gum Health Day · Russian Federation
Russia: training in oral hygiene
The Russian Society of Periodontology celebrated European Gum Health Day on May 12 with activities in various cities across the country, including Moscow, St Petersburg, Kazan, Ekaterinburg and Ufa.
Israel: Facebook campaign and slogan competition
The Israeli Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration used Facebook as its main vehicle to communicate messages about periodontal health for European Gum Health Day.
Five-year study shows single immediate implants have high survival rate but can lead to aesthetic complications – JCP Digest
A five-year prospective study on single immediate implants in the aesthetic zone has concluded that this kind of implant has a high survival rate and limited marginal bone loss in the long term.
Portugal: Students hand out information in three cities
Twenty-five students of periodontology took to the streets of three Portuguese cities on May 12 to hand out information about periodontal health to the public.
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.
Spain: Report on periodontal health and sport
The Spanish Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration (SEPA) celebrated European Gum Health Day 2017 with the presentation of a report on periodontal health and sports performance.