Scientific and Education Committee

The aim of the scientific committee is to promote and organize the scientific evidence regarding the sports dentistry importance in sports as well as the scientific program of sports dentistry activities.

Prof. Marc Engels-Deutsch, DDS, MSc, PhD

Chair of Scientific and Education Committee

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 Implanotology French Society.

91-B Voie de la Liberte, 571 60 Scy-Chazelles, France

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

Prof. Patrick Exbrayat, DDS, PhD

Associate professor and Head of the implantology department at the Dental University of Lyon. Post-graduate in dental biomaterials, fixed prosthodontics, founder of post-graduate program in Implantology at the Dental University of Lyon. Author of many publocations in the implant dentistry field. Fellow of Osseointegration Academy and European Academy of Osseointegration.

68 av des Freres Lumieres, 690 08 Lyon, France, +33-472-785868

Siegfried Marquardt, DDS

German Academy for Aesthetic Dentistry certified specialist, European Dental Association certified specialist for implantology. International lecturer and articles publisher about aesthetic and functional dentistry and implantology. Post-graduate Masterprogram lecturer at German Academy of Practice and Sciences. Skicross German National Team Dentist, DGSZM board member.

Prof. Alessandro Nanussi, DDS, PhD

Dr. Alessandro Nanussi, post-graduated in Sport’s Dentistry, past-President of the Italian Society of Sport’s Dentistry (SIOS) , incoming-President of the Italian Association of Gnathology (AIG), head of the Service of Cranio-mandibular Biomechanics and Sport’s Odontology, at the Istituto Stomatologico Italiano of Milan. Adjunct professor of statistical analysis, sport’s dentistry, traditional and virtual articulators, at the University of Milano-Bicocca. Lecturer of gnathology and instrumental analisys in the post-graduate advanced training of Sport’s Dentistry at the University of Chieti-Pescara, and of the Dentistry Clinics course and of the post-graduate in Temporo-mandibular Disfunction at the SOMA Osteopathic Institute of Milan.

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6 Rue Nicolas d'Angennes, 78120 Rambouillet, France            Tel : +33 1 34 83 29 43          email :

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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