Sunstar Foundation Awards 

Celebrating the Sunstar Foundation Awards Ceremony in Europerio10

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About Us

Making the world healthier through research and education on the oral and general health connection

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World Perio Research Awards Winners

Announcing the 7th World Perio Research Award Winners

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World Dental Hygienist Award Covid Announcement

Postponement of the 6th World Dental Hygienist Award due to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Cell-to-cell Communication

Investigating the links between periodontitis, atherosclerosis and diabetes

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Perio Link Night

A night dedicated to exploring how oral health impacts the performance of elite athlete's

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Awarding excellence in the field of oral health and general health

Aiming to celebrate excellence in the field of oral health and general health, Sunstar Foundation provides several grants and awards linked to outstanding research and field projects.

Grants & Awards

Empowering professionals and the public through education

Sunstar Foundation believes that knowledge is power and embraces several activities to educate both professionals and the public on the links between oral health and general health.


Nowadays, oral health is recognized as an essential component of general health and well-being. I am honored to support and promote the health of people around the world.

Yoshihito Makiyama
President of Sunstar Foundation

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