Greece: TV interviews and actions in shopping areas and school
The Hellenic Society of Periodontology launched a public-awareness campaign on the importance of healthy gums to coincide with European Gum Health Day.
Mariano Sanz gives keynote lecture at Czech perio society event
The Czech Society of Periodontology recently held a two-day meeting, under the name Periodontology Days, in the mountain resort town of Špindlerův Mlýn.
Belgium: Free screenings and special website
To celebrate European Gum Health Day, the Belgian Society of Periodontology offered free periodontal screenings – using the Dutch Periodontal Screening Index (DPSI) – in Brussels, Liège, and Wijnegem.
Ukraine: Periodontal examinations across whole country
The Ukranian Society of Periodontists decided to stage a whole week of activities – from May 11 to May 18 – to celebrate European Gum Health Day 2018, with different events organised by all of the society’s 12 regional branches.
Azerbaijan: free periodontal screenings and university seminars
For European Gum Health Day 2018, the Azerbaijani Society of Periodontology organised seminars and free periodontal screenings, sharing event information via social media and sending out posters to its members. It also issued a press release on the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease.
National activities · Gum Health Day · Netherlands
The Netherlands: Free screenings and much media activity
Because of public holidays in the Netherlands, the Dutch Society of Periodontology (NVvP) chose to hold its activities for European Gum Health Day on Wednesday, May 16.
Spain: Launch of report on smoking cessation and oral health
The Spanish Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration (SEPA) marked European Gum Health Day 2018 with the launch of the report Tobacco cessation and oral health, prepared by a working group involving SEPA and the National Committee for the Prevention of Tobacco Use (CNPT).