President’s Message  

As I wrote the previous President's message, I thought we'd be buried under a pile of snow. As it turns out, I was right! I'm a skier, so I enjoy the snow, but I do not enjoy clearing my driveway and sidewalk. But, such is life in Minnesota...

I am looking ahead to the summer and June in Toronto. The Symposium – Sports Dentistry: Building Blocks for the Future – is really taking shape. Dr. Tom Coreno will speak about the program that he has set up with the Greater Cleveland Dental Society to create individual, custom-made mouthguards for high school football players in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as well as to educate and inspire these youth in underserved communities on the lifetime benefits of good oral health. In addition, our friends from Germany, Dr. Florian Goettfert, Dr. Thomas Schwenk, and Dr. Marcus Striegel, will be speaking about facts and fiction surrounding improved sports performance. There will also be a lecture about the future of taking impressions as it relates to mouthguards. These are just a few of the great speakers I am looking forward to hearing.

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