It is our pleasure and honour to welcome you as a distinguished guests to attend the 2nd EA4SD International Symposium in Athens, Greece, 19/20 November, 2021. The Symposium will take place at Megaron Athens International Conference Center (MAICC), a unique state of the art Hall, a landmark in the center of Athens, offering the finest facilities, stunning aesthetics and cutting edge technology. The Symposium is organized together with the 7th ECOSEP International Congress of Sports Medicine. The Symposium will bring an outstanding group of experts from around the world to provide specific research and knowledge in the field of Sports Science and Dentistry.
Thursday, 30 April, 2020
The EA4SD board is very pleased to welcome the Societa Italiana Odontostomatologia dello Sport (SIOS) as an official partner of the European Association for Sports Dentistry network. The SIOS over the past years contributes enormously in Sports Dentistry development in Italy with research, courses and curriculum. The SIOS members are also welcomed as members of the EA4SD committees. We are now looking forward to further develop together Sports Dentistry in Europe and better integrate it in Sports Medicine.
Tuesday, 14 April, 2020
Dr. Rick Knowlton passed away on Wednesday, March 11th 2020. He was a dear friend, colleague and mentor to us. He was always a great support for the European Association for Sports Dentistry. Dr. Knowlton was the former president of the Academy for Sports Dentistry, he was an Olympic Team Dentist for the USA Field Hockey Team, involved with the Rheems Athletic Association and founder of the Elizabethtown Summer Volleyball program. 2013 elected to the American Football Hall of Fame and awarded for Outstanding Service to the Profession by the Academy of General Dentistry.
His presence and lecture in November 2019, 1st EA4SD International Symposium in Paris was more than inspiring. As EA4SD Family we will always remember him, and he will be greatly missed. Sports Dentistry has lost one of the biggest fellows ever.
Tuesday, 29 March, 2020
The German Association for Sports Dentistry (DGSZM) Sports Dentistry Congress will take place in Dusseldorf, September 25-26, 2020.
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 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, 6 December, 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.
Friday, 30 August, 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.
Monday, 19 August, 2019
The 37th Symposium of the Academy for Sports Dentistry successfully took place in Toronto, June 22-24. Dr. Elif Gunduz lectured about the "Role of North America and Europe on building blocks for the future of Sports Dentistry". The EA4SD was represented by Dr. Gunduz and Dr. Avgerinos, confirming the strong liaisons between EA4SD and ASD on the global development of Sports Dentistry.
Monday, 24 June, 2019
The EA4SD proudly announces its contribution to the first ever official publication of Sports Dentistry Guidelines and Toolkit. The elaboration of this was made under the World Dental Federation (FDI) and the guidance of Dr. Sophie Dartevelle who leaded the team of sports dentists experts and EA4SD board members Dr. Sophie Cantamessa, Dr. Jean-Luc Dartevelle and Dr. Thanos Stamos.
Tuesday, 4 June, 2019
The EA4SD proudly announces its 1st International Symposium, Sports Dentistry : From Innovation To Integration In Sports Medicine", which will be held in Paris, France, Nov 29/30, 2019. The Symposium will be together with the 6th ECOSEP Congress and will be hosted by INSEP.
Friday, 10 May, 2019
The EA4SD in association with DGSZM organized succesfully the Sports Dentistry Workshop at the XXVIII Isokinetic Medical Group Conference at Wembley Stadium, London. An in-depth analysis of medical issues regarding stomatognathic system's importance in sports. Dr. Cantamessa, Dr. Avgerinos, Dr. Gottfert and Dr. Stamos together with Dr. Dartevelle JL (INSEP) contributed to the first ever Sports Dentistry Workshop in the Isokinetic Conference.
Tuesday, 30 April, 2019
The EA4SD announces the European Association for Sports Dentistry Workshop at the XXVIII Isokinetic Medical Group Conference, 27-28-29 April 2019, in Wembley Stadium, London. The workshop will be an affiliation between EA4SD and DGSZM.
Tuesday, 22 January, 2019
Wednesday , January 2, 2019
The Sports Dentistry Workshop organized by the DGSZM will take place during the Quintessence Publishing ''7 Decades of Experience" International Conference, in Berlin, Germany, 10-12 January, 2019.
Wednesday, 2 January, 2019
The EA4SD board is very pleased to welcome the German Sports Dentistry Society (DGSZM) as a member-association of the European Association for Sports Dentistry network. The DGSZM over the past years contributes enormously in Sports Dentistry development in Germany with research, courses and curriculum. The DGSZM board members are also welcomed as members of the EA4SD committees. We are now looking forward to further develop together Sports Dentistry in Europe and better integrate it in Sports Medicine.
Monday, 17 September, 2018
We are very pleased to announce that the World Dental Federation (FDI) has launched the Sports Dentistry Task Team to promote the improvement of the oral health of athletes around the world optimizing their well-being, performance and injury prevention. The World Dental Federation is leading the world in optimal oral health and brings together some 200 national dental associations and specialist groups in over 130 countries.
The French National Team of football won the 2018 FIFA World Cup! Congratulations to the players, coaches and medical team as well as Dr. Sophie Cantamessa, who as a consultant dentist, reassured that the players' oral health was not neglected and all players went through dental screening during the pre-tournament medical assessment!
Tuesday, 17 July, 2018
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
The European College for Sports and Exercise Physicians (ECOSEP) establishes a Sports Dentistry Committee. The aim and scopes of this committee is the efficient integration of sports dentistry into the multidisciplinary sports medicine by developing research, education and scientific initiatives as well as common promotional projects with national and international sports federations and sports medicine associations.
Sports Dentists from around the world annual meeting focused on the latest developments of Sports Dentistry including injury prevention, performance and global initiatives. Elif Gunduz and Athanasios Stamos, lectured about "Ortho planning of traumatized/hopeless teeth" and "Sports dentistry in Europe : The reality, the projects, the future".
Friday, 26 May, 2017
We are very glad to announce that the European Association for Sports Dentistry is now affiliated with the European College of Sports and Exercise Physicians.
Sports Dentistry was present with the Oral Presentation "Oral Pathologies : Findings and Impact on the Football Players' Health and Performance" (Athanasios Stamos, Sophie Cantamessa, Jean-Luc Dartevelle)
Wednesday, 17 May, 2017
29 September-2 October 2016, Ljubliana, Slovenia
34th FIMS Congress of Sports Medicine
Sports Dentistry Oral Presentation titled "Sports Dentistry and Athletes Health and Performance" (Athanasios Stamos, Dimitris Tsachalinas)