Julian Hodges BA DMS is one of the foremost Thermoforming and Mouthguard experts
Julian presents, what can be a complex subject, in simple, balanced, practical ways that can be immediately understood and implemented.
More than 25 years ago Julian realised the remarkable productivity, clinical excellence and financial returns of second and third generation dental thermoforming systems. He realised too that many mouthguards did not provide adequate protection and there would be fewer injuries in sport if there were better, more protective and comfortable mouthguards. Julian studied, reviewed, analysed, tested, researched and learned from the experts. He developed unique coaching techniques and skills. Now, in what you could say is a true test, specialists seek his advice. He has spoken, published, consulted and coached to acclaim in Australasia, the Pacific, Europe, Asia and the United States. He has advised, dentists as well as universities, colleges, hospitals, the military and dental laboratories including the world’s largest. Sports people, sporting associations, parents, trainers and coaches have benefited from his advice and research. Julian Hodges has been described as, “Unique in his field” and, “A Coach that achieves outstanding results.”
His research proved to the Australian Health Authorities and others, that there is a need for standards for mouthguards. He was a founder member of Standards Australian Technical Committee for Sports Mouthguards and was a special advisor for the Australian Dental Industries Association.
In Summary: Julian Hodges intimately knows dental thermoforming and how to make it work, clinically and financially. In addition he knows mouthguards and how to deliver protection to sports people irrespective of their age, sport or level of competition.