The European Federation of Periodontology leads Gum Health Day every year. The 2020 campaign encourages people with bleeding gums to consult their dentist or pharmacist and encompasses dozens of activities in more than 40 countries across the world.
The Palestinian Dental Association is working together with the Health-Point Foundation to provide urgently needed dental care to people living in Athens, Greece, as well as the Moria migrant camp on Lesvos island.
Oral health continues to be one of the most neglected areas of global health. The tragedy is that oral disease is a silent epidemic afflicting some 3.58 billion people—more than half the world’s population—while it’s largely preventable.