About Us

The European Association for Sports Dentistry was founded in 2014 in Paris, France, by Sports Dentists.

Our common ground was our findings that athletes have a neglected  and underestimated Oral Health. We also share the same ideas about the Sports Dentistry development through customized screening and treatment protocols, research and epidemiology. We now have all the necessary scientific evidence available proving that the Oral Health is a major risk factor for athletes' injuries and it directly influences their performance.

Our goal is to join our experience and ideas in order to define and develop the important relation between Dentistry and the exercised human body just as any other Medical Specialty relates in Sports. Our vision is to make Sports Dentistry be a part of the multidisciplinary Sports Medicine science.


Our mission is the promotion of Sports Dentistry and its importance on the general health and performance, at the level of individual athletes and sports organizations (local, national and international) as well as the development of strategies of Oral Health prevention by education and information.



6 Rue Nicolas d'Angennes, 78120 Rambouillet, France            Tel : +33 1 34 83 29 43          email : contact.ea4sd@gmail.com

Monday, December 16, 2019

The European Association for Sports Dentistry recognizes the need for the education of dentists about sports dentistry and encourages the development of Sports Dentistry Courses. Those courses need to meet certain criteria and standards in order to provide the dentists the best possible education. The EA4SD announces the "Criteria for an EA4SD Approved Sports Dentistry Course".                       

The Criteria for an EA4SD Approved Sports Dentistry Course

Friday, December 6th, 2019

The 1st EA4SD International Symposium at 6th ECOSEP Congress in INSEP, Paris, took place with a great success. The 3 sessions, 1 workshop and 20 international speakers presented the latest development of research, oral health in sports and injuries management. Dentists from around the world met in Paris for this unique Sports Dentistry event. ECOSEP and EA4SD made the integration of sports dentistry into sports medicine a reality!

Friday, August 30th, 2019

We are very happy to announce that the European Association for Sports Dentistry (EA4SD) is now officially affiliated with the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD), United States. Both EA4SD and ASD are now leading together the efforts for an even more efficient development and integration of sports dentistry worldwide.

Monday , August 19th, 2019

The World Dental Federation (FDI) and the American Dental Association (ADA) congress will take place in San Francisco, USA, September 4-8, 2019. During this congress, the new FDI Sports Dentistry Guidelines and Toolkit (by FDI Sports Dentistry Task Team : S. Dartevelle, S. Cantamessa, J-L Dartevelle, T. Stamos) will be officially presented. Dr Sophie Cantamessa (EA4SD President), Dr. Sophie Dartevelle (UFSBD President) and Prof. Tomotaka Takeda (Tokyo Dental College) will be the speakers of the Sports Dentistry lecture.


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