Sports Performance - Sports Dentistry

May 25 – 26, 2019
Dieppe, New Brunswick

This course will teach you how to properly evaluate and customized an IMSsportsguard for the specific needs of individualized athletes.  Every athlete has a unique presentation, the use of biometrics enhances the ability to measure individual differences and allows the creation of a customized appliance TMD that will not only improve the athlete’s performance but will benefit the athlete in competitions and injury prevention.   Learn from Dr. Girouard precise teaching skill on how to provide this service to your athletes in your practice.  Through lectures, patient treatment, and hands-on workshops you will be able to apply the science yourself.

What You Will Learn

  • Define what the IMSsportsguard is and how it was created through research and development
  • Evaluate the athlete clinically
  • Use precise measurements from biometrics
  • Hands On Clinical Workshop
  • Gain skills and interpreting biometrics data
  • Demonstrate what you learn to live patient treatment in your practice
  • Assess when and how to fit your athletes with the proper mouthguard without compromising the athletic performance
  • Formulate how Sport Dentistry can be applied to other areas of your practice while improving on patient care. Increasing care to patients to improve their lives and health

Event Details

About the Speaker:

Dr. Patrick Girouard  B.Sc., D.M.D., M.S.
Lecturer, Presenter, Clinical Supervisor

Dr. Patrick Girouard has a long academic journey, which started at the University of Ottawa, where he received two Bachelors of Sciences in Biology (1987) and in Biotechnology (1988).  Following these years in Canada’s National Capital, he embarked on a new educational adventure in Dental Medicine at Universtité de Montréal. He did so under the Canadian Forces (CF) Dental Officer Training Program (DOTP).  Upon graduation in 1993, Dr. Girouard was stationed at 14 Wings Greenwood, Nova Scotia, until he was transferred to the operational posting as the Detachment Commander, onboard the HMCS Provider in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  After completing his service obligation with the Canadian Forces in 1997, Dr. Girouard moved to Cap Pelé, New Brunswick, where he established the Cap Pelé Dental Health Centre.  He continued his Academic Studies in 2006, obtaining a Certificate from the University of New Jersey in Orofacial Pain.  During these years his integration of digital technologies began, namely with CEREC (Sirona, Germany), BioPAK (BioResearch, USA), T-Scan (Tekscan, USA) and Matscan (Tekscan, USA). 

Registration Details

For more information and to register, contact by phone or text to: Evelyn Ramsay, Course Freelance Manager at 1.902.830.4699 or email her at  

Fee:  $2,000 Canadian Funds for Dentists   & $495.00 Canadian Funds for Support Team

CE Credit: 14 hours upon seminar completion by Big Sky Seminars


Promotional Material/Support is provided by Tekscan, Bio Research, Patterson Dental Canada & Orthodent Ltd

Big Sky Seminars is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.                            

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA CERP through joint sponsorship between Big Sky Seminars and Dr. Patrick Girouard

Big Sky Seminars designates this activity for 14 hours continuing education credit.

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