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Modern Sports Dentistry

  • Mark Roettger
  • Provides a complete review of sports-related dentoalveolar trauma and care

  • Explains emergent care, the role of endodontics, surgical management, and dental restoration

  • Addresses all aspects of the use of mouthguards and dental appliances


Part of the Textbooks in Contemporary Dentistry book series (TECD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Mark Roettger, Steve Mills
    Pages 1-6
  3. James R. Gambucci
    Pages 7-21
  4. Mark Roettger, Matthew Greaves, Mansur Ahmad, Vladamir Leon-Salazaar
    Pages 23-55
  5. Scott Sutter, Kristine Knoll
    Pages 57-75
  6. Luke A. McMahon, Mansur Ahmad, Leon A. Assael
    Pages 77-92
  7. Douglas L. Lambert, Danette McNew, Zainah Shaker
    Pages 93-110
  8. Steve Mills, Emilio Canal
    Pages 111-133
  9. Jennifer Oberstar
    Pages 149-158
  10. Christopher Rivers, Michael Longlet
    Pages 159-168
  11. Mark Roettger, Ryan Pacheco
    Pages 169-179
  12. Dena P. Garner
    Pages 195-211
  13. Jeff Hoy, Mark Roettger, Paul Nativi
    Pages 213-227
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 229-235

About this book


​This book is intended as a one-stop reference that will assist primary care community dentists, sports physicians, athletic trainers, and emergency room physicians in meeting the needs of athletes when managing facial and dental trauma and sports-related oral diseases. The opening chapters provide a complete review of sports-related dentoalveolar trauma, with coverage of emergent care, the role of endodontics, surgical issues, and restorative considerations. Prevention of dental trauma by means of mouthguards is then examined, with attention to materials and design, public policy concerning the use of mouthguards, and the role of mouthguards in relation to the ever more pressing issue of concussion in sport. Dental erosion in athletes, for example due to energy drinks, is discussed, as are the possible sequelae of use of spit tobacco, performance-enhancing drugs, and ergogenic aids. The new topic of the potential value of dental appliances in enhancing sports performance is also addressed. The book concludes by reviewing the role of the dentist within the multidisciplinary sports medicine team. The text is supported by an abundance of informative illustrations.


Facial soft tissue injuries Mouthguard Pediatric Dental Trauma Radiographic evaluation Tooth fractures

Editors and affiliations

  • Mark Roettger
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Oral SurgeryUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

About the editors

Mark Roettger, DDS, FASD, is Clinic Director for the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview General Practice Residency Clinic, and is currently attending faculty in the University of Minnesota Hospital, working with dental residents treating medically complex patients. Dr. Roettger graduated with a BS in Biology from the University of Minnesota in 1977 and was granted his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1982. Since 1983 he has been engaged in the practice of general dentistry, and sports dentistry has been one of his principal interests. He is a fellow, Charter member and past president of The Academy for Sports Dentistry and an inventor of the Under Armour Performance Mouthwear products. He was editor of the Academy for Sports Dentistry Newsletter from 2001 to 2007 and is a reviewer for The Physician and Sportsmedicine and the Journal of Athletic Training: Dental Issues 2014. Dr. Roettger has lectured internationally on prevention and management of dental trauma and performance, stress, and oral appliances. Currently he is a dental consultant to the University of Minnesota Athletic department.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Modern Sports Dentistry
  • Editors Mark Roettger
  • Series Title Textbooks in Contemporary Dentistry
  • Series Abbreviated Title Textbooks in Contemporary Dentistry
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-44414-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-09585-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-44416-1
  • Series ISSN 2524-4612
  • Series E-ISSN 2524-4620
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 235
  • Number of Illustrations 9 b/w illustrations, 193 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dentistry
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Sports Medicine
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