EA4SD Executive Committee

The aim of the executive committee is to act as a think tank representative of sports dentistry associations and dentists on various subjects and projects of sports dentistry development. The projects brought in and once having the approval of this committee and the EA4SD Board, will be an official policy of the EA4SD.

Thanos Stamos, DDS

Chair of Executive Committee

Co-founder and Executive Vice-President of the European Association for Sports Dentistry (EA4SD), Chairman of the Sports Dentistry Committee at the European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians (ECOSEP), expert of the Sports Dentistry Task Team at the World Dental Federation (FDI) working on the publication of the first ever FDI Sports Dentistry Guidelines and Toolkit. Practicing at Cosmetic, Laser, Sports Dentistry Athens, Greece. Lecturer in international sports dentistry and medicine conferences (ASD, FIMS, Isokinetic, Quintessence Publishing, ECOSEP). Referent sports dentist at Atromitos FC, Athens.

Figaleias 6, Kifisia 145 61, Athens, Greece, tel : +302108080803

Sophie Cantamessa, DDS

She is a Doctorate of Dental Medicine, Paris, France. A consultant dentist at the French National Football Team (Federation Francaise de Football), a lecturer and publisher of sports dentistry articles. Sports Dentistry courses responsible at the U.F.R Dental Faculty, Paris.

6, Rue Nicolas d' Angennes, 781 20 Rambouillet, France, tel : +33134832943

Jean-Luc Dartevelle, DDS

Dentist at the National Instritute of Sports, Expertise and Performance (INSEP) since 2008, Federation Francaise d'Athletisme, Poles France de Judo, FFTr de Strasbourg, FFTA. Sports Dentistry courses responsible at the U.F.R Dental Faculty, Paris. Bronze medal at Youth & Sports

14 Rue du Sonnenberg, 673 70 Truchtersheim, France

Prof. Marc Engels-Deutsch, DDS, PhD

Practicing in private office, Nancy Dental Faculty and regional/university hospital. Biology/Medical Sciences BSc, Oral Biology and osseo-articulating biomaterials MSc, Odontology PhD, 17 publications and conferences lecturer. Member of Conservative Dentistry National College, Endodontics French Society, Bassin Houiller Lorrain Dental Society, Periodontics and Oral Implantology French Society.

Prof. Peter Fine, BDS, PhD

Graduate from University College Hospital, London in 1975. PhD into the impact of postgraduate dental education on dental practitioners and then deputy director of the postgraduate restorative program. Working with professional athletes, running the Sports Dentistry continuing professional development courseat UCL. Developed the CPD course into a part-time blended learing program leading to a Master's Degree in Sports Dentistry oral health in sports. Published a sports dentistry textbook and director of Master's Degree in Sports Dentistry at UCL Eastman Dental Institute.

Stavros Avgerinos, DDS

Graduate of Lulus-Maximilian University Dental Faculty of Wurzburg, Germany, practicing as a dentist in Oberhausen, Germany since 1998. Team-dentist and president of 2 professional ice-hockey teams (Fuchse Duisburg and Minners Oberhausen), sports dentist at the NRW/German American Football Association. Founder and Honorary President of the German Society of Sports Dentistry (DGSZM)

Flavia Del Grosso, DDS

Sports Dentist in Siena, swimming and paraswimming  trainer. Secretary for SIOS for the season 2020-21

John Haughey, DDS

Practising in Ireland Dr John Haughey provides sports dentistry support to multiple athletes, including Olympians, professional team sport athletes and professional individual sport athletes. John has provided sports dentistry support for major competitions including Baku ISG 2017, Rio Olympics 2016, Baku European Olympics 2015, European Boxing Championships 2015, Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 and London Olympics 2012. He has researched the effect of the lower jaw position on athletic performance while completing his MSc in neuromuscular therapy and contributed a chapter, titled Delivering Dental Facilities at Sporting Events, to the sports dentistry book Sports Dentistry: Principles and Practice. John is a Clinical Teaching Fellow (Sports Dentistry & Oral Health) for UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London and helps deliver the world’s only Masters in Sports Dentistry programme.

Prof. Tilman Fritsch, DDS, PhD

Elif Gunduz, DDS

​An orthodontist and scientific articles publisher. International sports dentistry lecturer, Bernhard Gottlieb Medical University (Vienna), mouthguard prevention Turkey, ASD Conference (San Francisco), ECOSEP (Dubai). AUVA social project opinion leader. Working with basketball schools, boxers, former Bogazici Football team and current Bahcesehir Basketball Team dentist. Liaison between EA4SD and ASD.

Thierry Crouzette, DDS

6 Rue du Petit Croissant, 941 40 Dourdan, France

Florian Trombowsky, DDS

Sports Dentist precticing in Epinal, France. Previously Nancy Dental Faculty University Hospital assistant in charge of Sport Dentistry consultations. Referent sports dentist in UCI French Cycling team and professional Ice Hockey Team.

3B Rue Marie Marvingt, 880 00 Epinal, France, tel : +33673243367

Dimitris Tsachalinas, DDS, PhD

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki graduate, Munster University endodontics PhD. Member of the German and Greek endodontics associations, Hellenic Society of Oral Oncology. European Interbalkan Medical Center Oncologic department associate dentist. Sports Dentist in basketball teams.

Mitropoleos 51, Thessaloniki, tel : +302310-244488

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

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The German Association for Sports Dentistry (DGSZM) Sports Dentistry Congress will take place in Dusseldorf, September 25-26, 2020. 

DGSZM Congress Info

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The next Academy for Sports Dentistry USA, 38th Annual Symposium will be held in Nashville, USA, in June 25-27, 2020.

"Prepare, Protect and Treat : Sports Oral Injuries"



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.

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