Ireland: National press coverage and symposium
The Irish Society of Periodontology attracted considerable in European Gum Health Day through sending out a press release, which led to a substantial feature in the Irish Independent, Ireland’s biggest daily newspaper.
French society of periodontology passes ‘big society’ threshold and becomes member of European Projects Committee
The French Society of Periodontology and Oral Implantology (SFPIO) will join the EFP’s new European Projects Committee after a rapid rise in its membership means that it qualifies as a “large society”.
Spanish society of periodontology’s annual congress brought together 4,500 professionals for three days of top-level presentations
The 51st annual congress of the Spanish Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration (SEPA) brought together around 4,500 periodontists and other oral-health professionals in one of the biggest gatherings of its kind outside the EFP’s triennial EuroPerio congresses.
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.