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.
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.
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.
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.