Sports Dentistry & Dr. Guttenberg
Steven A. Guttenberg, DDS, MD recently attended the three day Academy of Sports Dentistry 33rd Annual Symposium held in Chicago, Illinois.
The presentations at the symposium were designed to inform participants of updates for the prevention and treatment of oral-facial injuries resulting from athletic activities or other traumatic incidents. Approximately 175 dental professionals from around the world attended the symposium.
Sponsored by the Academy for Sports Dentistry, an international organization, this continuing education activity was held to ensure that members are aware of current issues to preclude and care for mouth, face and jaw trauma.
Doctor Guttenberg has an office in downtown Washington, D. C., and has practiced oral and maxillofacial surgery there since 1977. He serves the sports community by acting as the oral and maxillofacial surgeon for the NBA, Washington Wizards. He is a board certified surgeon and is a past president of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Doctor Guttenberg is on the teaching staff at Medstar Washington Hospital Center and is the chair of the training committee for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.