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Stavros Avgerinos, DDS (GER)

The DGSZM/Intrasmile one4all Sports Mouthguard Concept

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 Miners Oberhausen), sports dentist at the NRW/German American Football Association. Founder and honorary president of the German Society of Sports Dentistry (DGSZM).

Sophie Cantamessa, DDS (FRA)

Impact Of The Oral Health In Sports Performance

She is a Doctorate of Dental Medicine, Paris, France. A consultant dentist at the French National Football Team (Federation Francaise de Football) World Champions in FIFA World Cup Russia 2018. Co-founder and President of the EA4SD, a lecturer and publisher of sports dentistry articles. Lecturer of Sports Dentistry taught courses of the Dental Faculty U.F.R in Paris undergraduate students. Lecturer in international sports dentistry and medicine conferences such as in ECOSEP Dubai, Isokinetic Medical Conference London Sports Dentistry Workshop. Expert of World Dental Federation (FDI) Sports Dentistry Task Team working on the publication of the first ever FDI Sports Dentistry Guidelines and Toolkit.

Jean-Luc Dartevelle, INSEP DDS (FRA)

Periodontal Issues In Athletes, Local And Distal Impact

Dentist at the National Institute of Sports, Expertise and Performance (INSEP) in Paris since 2008, Dentist at the Federation Francaise d'Athletisme, Poles France de Judo, FFTr de Strasbourg, FFTA. Co-founder and Vice-President of the EA4SD. Lecturer of Sports Dentistry taught courses of the dental faculty U.F.R in Paris undergraduate students. Bronze medal at Youth & Sports. Lecturer in conferences and international symposiums, expert of the World Dental Federation (FDI) Sports Dentistry Task Team working on the publication of the first ever FDI Sports Dentistry Guidelines and Toolkit.

Flavia Del Grosso (ITA)

Stomatognathic Evaluation with sEMG of Paraolympic Swimming Athletes (flash poster)

Serranus : Bite for Each Sports (flash poster)

Graduated in Dentistry at University of Sienna in 2008, then completed her studies around Europe. From 1998 she works as swimming and synchronized swimming instructor (Federazione Italiana Nuoto Paralympico). Specializing in sports dentistry, kinesiology and low-dose medicine. Researcher in sports dentistry.

Prof. Marc Engels-Deutsch, PhD, DDS, MSc (FRA)

Oral Cavity Bacterial Factor And Overall Health Of Athletes

Dr Marc Engels-Deutsch is currently professor in the restorative dentistry and endodontic department at the Dental faculty of Lorraine University in Nancy. He received his DDS (1987) from Strasbourg University, B.Sc. (1999) from Nancy University, M.Sc. (2000) from Paris University, Ph.D. (2006) in Odontology from Strasbourg University and his Habilitation to supervise research activities (2018) from University of Lorraine (HDR French diploma).

Dr Engels-Deutsch research interests span the areas of bacterial-dental cells interactions in endodontics (i), bacterial biofilm formation in the oral cavity (ii), antimicrobial properties of copper (iii), and (iv) the possible use of copper rich SMA endodontic files during root canal preparation. He works actually at Nancy inLEM 3, a common research laboratory for UniversityofLorraine, CNRS, and Arts &Metiers Paris Tech.

He is member of 3 scientific societies and published many refereed journal articles in the fields of microbiology, immunity and mechanics.

Beside his academic functions, Dr Engels-Deutsch is general dentist practitioner since 30 years with an endodontic orientation since 10 years.

Prof. Peter Fine, BDS, PhD (UK)

Sports Dentistry, It's All About Education

I graduated in 1975 at University College Hospital, London. Whilst in general dental practice for 40 years, I became involved in academic practice by teaching on a restorative programme at UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK. This led to the completion of my PhD into the impact of postgraduate dental education on dental practitioners, which has enabled me to become deputy director of the postgraduate restorative programme, specifically looking after the Master's students. Having had the opportunity to work with professional athletes in my practice, I was delighted to take over the running of the Sports Dentistry continuing professional development course at UCL Eastman Dental Institute in 2007. I have developed the CPD course into a part-time, blended learning programme, leading to a Master's degree in Sports Dentistry-Oral Health in Sport. The programme teaches dental practitioners to care for elite and recreational athletes and includes dealing with dental trauma, the implications of poor oral health on athletic performance, restorative challenges of athletes and undertaking research in sports dentistry. I published a Sports Dentistry text book in October 2018, which is been used for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. I have had the opportunity to lecture nationally and internationally about sports dentistry and to participate at major sporting events around the world as a Sports Dentist. I am currently Director of the Master's Degree in Sports Dentistry-Oral Health in Sports programme at UCL Eastman Dental Institute.

Florian Gottfert, DDS (GER)

The DGSZM Functional Treatment Concept For Olympic And Elite Athletes

Academy for Sports Dentistry certified team dentist, German Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry certified specialist, restorative dentistry, endodontics and laser dentistry certified dentist. General secretary and member of the scientific and examination committee of the German Academy of Sports Dentistry. Thomas Sabo Ice-Hockey team, German Taewondoo national team dentist.

Elif Gunduz, DDS (TUR)

Mouthguard Fabrication In Ortho Cases

Dr Elif Gündüz is an international lecturer, and an orthodontist. She has published many scientific articles and lectured in Turkish, German and English. She wrote two book chapters and translated book chapters. Dr Gündüz is an active member of the Academy for Sports Dentistry since 2012. She has supported the development of sports dentistry in Europe by being one of the first members of  the European Academy for Sports Dentistry (Paris, France). She lectured sports dentistry in Vienna  at the Bernhard Gottlieb Medical  University. Dr Gündüz was the opinion leader of a social project with AUVA (Social Accident Insurance Company) for Austrian school children’s protection during sport activities , and aiming to increase the general public consciousness  of prevention in sports between 2013- 2015. Dr Gündüz lectured about mouthguard prevention and sports dentistry in İzmir Turkey 2012, İstanbul Turkey 2016 - 2017, and San Francisco USA 2017. Dr Gündüz presented the results of her and colleagues’ study among the male athletes playing football in Turkey at the ECOSEP FIFA Congress 2017 in Dubai, UAE. She has been working with basketball schools, boxers, former Bogazici Sultans Football Team and current Bahcesehir Koleji Basteball Team dentist. Liaison between EA4SD and ASD.

John Haughey, DDS (UK)

The Influence Of The Lower Jaw Position On Sports Performance

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.

Johanna Herzog (GER)

The Centric Bite Registration

Since 2017 she is a dentist at the dental practice Edel & Weiss in Nuremberg, specializing in sports dentistry and the care of Olympic champions and professional athletes as well as the triathlon federal base Nuremberg. Additional research and scientific work in cooperation with Priv.-Doz Dr Daniela Ohlendorf (University of Frankfurt am Main). The subject of this research is the possibility of optimizing the athletes in dentistry.

Jeffrey P. Hoy, DDS (USA)

Competing, Performing and Training With Dental Injuries

After receiving his dental degree from the University of Southern California, Jeffrey Hoy joined a dental practice in Torrance, California.  At that time, his associates had been the team dentists for the Los Angeles Rams, the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Lakers and the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings. Subsequently, Dr. Hoy assumed the position of the team dentist for both the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Kings, and served as the team dentist for the Kings until 2013 which included their first ever Stanley Cup Championship in 2012.  Dr. Hoy served as team dentist for the Lakers until 2016 which included six NBA championships in their nine appearances in the NBA Finals. Dr. Hoy has been a member of the Academy for Sports Dentistry for over 20 years and has been the team dentist for seven professional sports teams.   A past president of the ASD, Dr. Hoy served on the ASD Board of Directors for 12 consecutive years and has been on the faculty for the Academy’s Team Dentist Certification Course since 2010.  Recently, Dr. Hoy, along with several other past-presidents of ASD, contributed their expertise to produce a fourth-coming sports dentistry textbook. Currently, Dr. Hoy maintains a private dental practice in Torrance, California and is an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association as well as the Academy for Sports Dentistry.  Dr. Hoy lectures nationally and internationally on topics of diagnosis, treatment and prevention of traumatic dental injuries and professional sports team dentistry.  Dr. Hoy is the team dentist for the Los Angeles Lakers’ Development League Team, the South Bay Lakers, and is a consultant and provides custom mouthguards for the Harvard-Westlake High School Athletic Program.

Richard Knowlton, DDS (USA)

Soda Sports And Energy Drinks

A nationally recognized dentist, Dr. Richard Knowlton, DMD, MAGD, FASD has served his patients in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania for more than 30 years. Dr. Knowlton achieved the designation of Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1994 and Master in 1998. In 2006, and again in 2012, Dr. Knowlton was recognized with the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition Award from the AGD.  He was one of the first 10 dentists to achieve this recognition. In 2017 he was honored with the Presidential Award for Outstanding Service to the Profession by the Academy of General Dentistry. In 2018 he was again recognized with the Presidential Award for Outstanding Achievements in the AGD.

He is a Past President of the Academy for Sports Dentistry and received his Fellowship in the ASD in 2017. During his time as President, he was instrumental in establishing the Dental Provider Network with TEAM USA of the United States Olympics. This allows ASD dentists to treat the dental needs of the Olympic Elite athletes. He currently serves as the Team Dentist for the US. Olympic Field Hockey Team. He has been instrumental in setting up mouthguard programs for a number of USOC combat sports and is recognized as a Dental Consultant to the USOC. In 2013, Dr. Knowlton was elected to the American Football Hall of Fame. Besides his numerous sporting team dentist activities over the last twenty years, he has been affiliated with the Hershey Bears, Elizabethtown College Sports Teams, the Central Penn Piranhas, Harrisburg Stampede, Harrisburg Roller Derby, Harrisburg Sharks, and Lancaster Catholic Football.  Dr. Knowlton also serves on the Board of Directors for the Academy for Sports Dentistry, as Secretary and as Chair of their Affiliations Committee for the organization.

Prof. Yoshinobu Maeda, PhD, DDS (JAP)

How To Make Effective And User-Friendly Mouthguards With Scientific Background

He graduated from Osaka University Dental School at 1977 and received the Ph.D. degree at 1981 along with the prosthodontic specialist training. He was visiting Professor at the University of British Columbia from 1988-1989. He has been the member of ICP as well as Japanese Prosthodontic Society (JPS), served as Co-President from 2012-2013, and hosted Torino meeting. He was the chair and Professor for the Department of P and Oral Rehabilitation at Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry until the end of March 2017. He was also the director of Dental Hospital 2014-2016. He has been involved with the clinical and basic biomechanical analysis related to sports dentistryas well as implant overdentures. He is currently a specially appointed Professor for Prosthodontics, Gerontology and Sports Dentistry at Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry as well holding a practice at the center of Osaka city. Board members for Japanese Academy of Sports Dentistry. Board member of Japanese Society of Oral Implantology. Committee chair for International affair and International Journal (IJID). Co-chief editor for International Journal of Implant Dentistry. Associate editor for International Journal of Prosthodontics.

Siegfried Marquardt, DDS (GER)

The Importance Of Accurate Transfer Of The Physiological Anatomic Position Of The Maxilla And Of The Exact Centric Bite Registration For The Elite Athlete

Dr. Siegfried Marquardt graduated at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich. He was a two-year assistant of Prof. Peter Fuchs, Munich and a post graduate student in Turku (Finland), Boston and Houston (USA). He has been in private practice for 22 years in Tegernsee, Germany, specializing in implantology, perioprosthetics, esthetic & functional dentistry and sport dentistry. Dr. Marquardt is founder and CEO of the Z.a.T. Fortbildungs GmbH, which organizes and promotes international dental symposia and practical courses. In 2001, he was certified as the first specialist for aesthetic dentistry in Germany by the German Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (DGÄZ) and was certified as a specialist for implantology by the European Dental Association (EDA, BDIZ-EDI). Dr. Marquardt lectures internationally and has published articles in the area of aesthetic & functional dentistry and implantology. He is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), as well as numerous other national and international specialist associations. He has a professorship at the German Academy of Practice and Sciences (DGZMK, APW) and lecturer of the postgraduate Masterprogram of the DGZMK/DGÄZ/APW. Dr. Marquardt was the Vice President of the German Academy of Esthetic Dentistry from 2001 – 2015 and was the Conference President of the IFED World-Meeting 2013 in Munich. He was the Conference President of the 11th international Conference of the German Academy of Esthetic Dentistry “America meets Europe” in 2016. Dr. Marquardt is a member of the Seattle Study Club (USA) and founder and Director of the SSC Tegernsee. Since 2015 he is the Team Dentist of the German Skicross Nationalteam and was the Chief Dental Advisor of the Skicross Worldcup in 2015 and 2016 in Germany. He take care of individual professional sport athlete and is the dental cooperation partner of the German Ski Association (DSV). Since 2018 he is a board member of the German Academy of Sport Dentistry (DGSZM). Since July 2018 he is a certified Teamdentist of the DGSZM.

Steven Mills, DDS (USA)

Sports Dentistry In USA, Its History, Its present, Its Future

BS in Biology, Magna Cum Laude, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA. 1977 DDS, S.U.N.Y at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, 1981 Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, 1987 Board Certification, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, 1995 Fellow, Academy for Sports Dentistry, 2007 Completed two weekend courses at the ADA for “Champions of Evidence Based Dentistry”. Professional Organizations : 

Greater Portland Dental Society, Maine Dental Association, American Dental Association, American, Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Academy for Sports Dentistry, Maine Society of Pediatric Dentistry, International College of Dentists. Recent Honors : Distinguished Member Award, Academy for Sports Dentistry, June 26, 2015. Inducted in the International College of Dentists, October 21, 2016. Professional Activities : Private Practice Pediatric Dentistry, Just For Kids Pediatric Dentistry, Scarborough, Maine, Advisor, From The First Tooth Initiative, Maine  (This is an initiative which has engaged medical professionals to involve themselves in oral health counseling and the placement of fluoride varnish on patients under four years of age.) 2009- 2018. Advisor: Partnership for Children’s Oral Health; the State of Maine. 2017-Present. Director, Team Dentist Course, The Academy for Sports Dentistry. Editor, The Newsletter of the Academy for Sports Dentistry, 2007-2014 and about to start a three year connection in June 2019. Team Dentist for the University of New England, Biddeford, Maine.  Also guest lecturer the Athletic training students at the University. Mouthguard Programs for St Joseph College Standish, Maine. Mouthguard Programs for Scarborough High School, Scarborough, Maine. Lobby Days Participant,  American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. PAC Steering Committee, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Regional Representative of the Political Action Committee of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Public policy advocate of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry for Maine. Community Water Fluoridation Campaign, Portland, Maine.  1995-96. President, Academy for Sports Dentistry, 2001-2002. Board of Trustees, Academy for Sports Dentistry, 1998-2003. Guest Lecturer on Sports Dentistry and Pediatric Dentistry for the University of New England School of Dentistry. Co Chairman, Continuing Education Program Development Committee., Academy for Sports Dentistry

Prof. Alessandro Nanussi, PhD, DDS (ITA)

Overload management in the professional athlete: the importance of a balanced occlusion

Dr. Alessandro Nanussi, graduated in Dentistry in 1993, post-graduated in Sport’s Dentistry in 2008, he’ s President of the Italian Society of Sport’s Dentistry in 2008/2009. He’ s active member of the Governing Council of the Italian Association of Gnathology, wich is Cultural Commissioner and Incoming-President 2022. Currently head of the Service of Cranio-mandibular Biomechanics and Sport’s Odontology, at the Italian Stomatologic Institute of Milan. At the University of Milano-Bicocca he’s adjunct professor of statistical analysis of epidemiological data, professor of sport’s dentistry, responsible of gnathology Residency, teacher and tutor to the Master of orthodontics and gnathology, and to the master of osteopathy in partnership with ICOM Osteopathic Institute. At the University of Chieti-Pescara he’s visiting professor of gnathology and instrumental analisys in the post-graduate advanced training of Sport’s Dentistry. At the SOMA Osteopathic Institute of Milan he’ s lecturer of the Dentistry Clinics course and of the post-graduate in Temporo-mandibular Disfunction.He’s partner, with Dr. Cristian Coraini, in the Skysmile Clinic, Milan.

Thanos Stamos, DDS (GRE)

Is Sports Dentistry The New Specialty? The Athletes Give Us The Answer

He is practicing in Athens, Greece focusing in Cosmetic, Laser and Sports Dentistry. Co-founder and Vice-President of the European Association for Sports Dentistry (EA4SD), chairman of the Sports Dentistry Committee of 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. Lecturer in international sports dentistry and medicine conferences such as ASD Symposium San Francisco, FIMS Congress, Isokinetic Conferences Barcelona, London, ECOSEP Congress Dubai. Treating elite and professional athletes especially in football since 2006 and currenlty the referent dentist at the football team of Atromitos FC (Athens, Greece). Working on the international development and promotion of sports dentistry, conducting studies and research over the influence of the stomatognathic system in sports injury risk and performance.

Prof. Tomotaka Takeda, DDS, PhD (JAP)

Relation Between Occlusion And Body Function

Professor at the Department of Oral Health and Clinical Science, Division of Sports Dentistry, Tokyo Dental College, Japan

Martin Thaden (GER)

Step-by step Technical Realization of one4all Concept

Dental technician in area of Durtmund, Germany since 1985, Dreve Dentamid GmbH, Unna, Germany since 1996, application engineering and product manager. Head of product management and unit development, international training manager. Lecturer and practical trainings about the whole Dreve product range worldwide.

Florian Trombowsky, DDS (FRA)

Dental Emergencies In Sports

Sports Dentist practicing in Epinal, France. Previously a member of the Nancy Dental Faculty University Hospital sports dentist practitioner in charge of Sport Dentistry consultations. Referent sports dentist in UCI French Cycling team and the professional Ice Hockey Team. he is a co-founder and the general secretary of the EA4SD, invited lecturer in conferences and symposia about the effective custom-made mouthguard fabrication and the dental injury prevention in sports.

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