Academic staff

Olivier LABOUX

Contact details

Halle 6 Ouest 42 Rue de la tour d'Auvergne 44200 Nantes

0240998383 (n° interne : 218330)

Taught academic discipline(s)

Conservative dentistry and endodontics

Research topics

Non-collagenous proteins of extracellular matrix of dentin and bones

Activities / Resume

2012-         President of Fondation de l'Université de Nantes
2018-2020 Vice-President CPU
2012-2020 President of Université de Nantes
2018-2020 Vice-President IRT Jules Verne
2016-2018 President Ecological and energy transition, CPU
2016-2020 Member of the Board of Regents, Conference of University Presidents
2016-2019 1er vice President Université Bretagne Loire
2012- 2020 President of the Cyclotron ARRONAX GIP
2012-- 2020 President of the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme MSH Ange Guépin
2012-- 2020 Member of the board Advanced Studies Institute of Nantes
2012-- 2020 Vice-president Cluster Atlanpole
2013-2014 President of the Network of French Universities in Western Atlantic (RUOA), 10 Universities
2012-2014 President of the Committee in charge of Quality Assurance-Evaluation-Ranking at the CPU
2012-2014 Member of the Board of Regents, Conference of University Presidents CPU (elected in June 2012 and reelected in December 2012)
2009-2012 Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Université de Nantes
2007-2012 Director of the laboratory ERT 2004 Dental and Osteo-Articular Clinical Research
2010-2012 Vice-President, National Conference of Deans of Dentistry
2007-2012 Member of the National Council of Universities (CNU), section 58-01
2005-2008 President of the National Committee of Conservative Dentistry Professors
2000-2003 Member of the Board of Regents of Université de Nantes
1999-2003 President of the Université de Nantes-Canada Committee
1999-2000 President of the National Forum of Young Researchers in Dentistry

2012- 2020 Member of the Supervisory Board, Nantes University Hospital (CHU)
2004-2012 Director of the Division of Dentistry, CHU of Nantes
1997 -2012 Member of the Medical Committee, CHU of Nantes
2007-2011 Vice-president, National Conference of Heads of Dentistry Departments
2007-2012 Member of the Executive Board and then of the Board of Management, CHU of Nantes
1999-2011 Head of the Department of Conservative and Paediatric Dentistry, CHU of Nantes
Head of the Department of Reparative and Surgical Dentistry, CHU of Nantes

2018- Member of the Leadership Council Sustainable Development Solutions Network France
2015- Member of the Board of the IRT Jules Verne
2006-2011 Judicial Expert at the Court of Appeal of Rennes
2009-2011 Expert for the National Award of Scientific Excellence
1999-2000 Mobility at the Laboratory for the Study of Calcified Tissues and Biomaterials, Université de Montréal and at the Shriners Hospital for children, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
1994- Member of the UMR-INSERM U791 Laboratory for Osteo-Articular and Dental Engineering

Knight of the French National Order of Merit, 2014
Knight of the Légion d'Honneur, 2020

Additional informations


1. Ménanteau J., Dajean S., Laboux O., Aubry J.
Proteins of the mineral compartment of bovine fetal enamel share common antigenic determinants with serum proteins.
Calcif tissue Int 47:251-255, 1990

2. Jean A., Pouëzat J-A., Laboux O., Marion D., Daculsi G.
Biocompatibility of various calcium phosphate materials to dental pulp.
Biomat. Tissue interfaces, 25-30, 1992

3. Marion D., Souchay A., Laboux O.
Marginal microleackage around composite resin restorations using dentin bonding agents and sandwich technique.
J Dent. Res.72: 704 (IADR, Abstract, Glasgow, Scotland), 1992

4. Laboux O., Pouëzat D., Blottière H.M., Jean A., Pouëzat J-A.
A new monoclonal antibody, 7G4, against dentin phosphophoryn.
J Dent. Res.73:977 (IADR, Abstract, Kolding, Denmark), 1993

5. Laboux O., Ménanteau J., Pelhate S., Aubry J., Blottière HM, Pouëzat D., Jean A., Pouëzat J-A.
Development of a monoclonal antibody against dentin phosphophoryn: a tool to study odontoblastic activity.
Hybridoma, 13; 2, 1994

6. Pouëzat J.A., Bohne W., Laboux O., Kardjiev-Michaud M.
Lamellar pattern of alveolar bone observed in ovarian dermoid cysts.
J Dent. Res.75: 409 (IADR, Abstract, San Francisco, Ca, USA),1996

7. Laboux O., Dion N., Ste Marie L-G., Glorieux F.H., Nanci A.
Comparative analysis of methylmethacrylate and LR White for ultrastructural immunolabeling of bone.
J Dent Res 79:562 (IADR, Abstract, Washington), 2000

8. Magne D., Weiss P., Bouler J.M., Laboux O. and Daculsi G.
Study of the maturation of the organic (type I collagen) and mineral (nonstoechiometric apatite)constituents of a calcified tissue (dentin) as a function of location. A Fourier transform infrared microscopic investigation.
J Bone Miner Res 16, 2001

9. Laboux O., Arana-Chavez V.E., Nanci A.
Microwave Irradiation Improves Preservation of Ethanol-Fixed Bone Allowing its Ultrastructural Immunolabeling.
J Dent Res 80:215 (AADR, Abstract, Chicago), 2001

10. Daculsi G., Laboux O., Le Geros R.
Outcome and perspectives in bioactive coatings: what's new, what's coming.
ITBM-RTBM 23 : 317-325, 2002

11. Laboux O., Ste-Marie L-G, Glorieux F.H., Nanci A.
Quantitative Immunogold Labeling of Bone Sialoprotein and Osteopontin in Methylmethacrylate-Embedded Rat Bone.
J Histochem Cytochem. 2003 Jan;51(1):61-7

12. Armengol V., Laboux O., Weiss P., Jean A., Hamel H . Effects of Er: YAG and Nd:YAP laser irradiation on the surface roughness and free surface energy of enamel an dentin: an in vitro study.
Operative Dentistry, 2003, 28, 67-74

13. Daculsi G., Laboux O., Malard O., Weiss P. Current state of the art of biphasic calcium phosphate bioceramics. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 14 (2003) 1-6 J Histochem Cytochem, Volume 51(1):61-67, 2003

14. Bourgeois B., Laboux O., Obadia L., Gauthier O., Betti E., Daculsi G., Bouler J.M. Calcium-deficient apatite: a first in vivo study concerning bone ingrowth. J. Biomed. Mater. Res., 2003 ; Jun 1;65A(3):402-8

15. Daculsi G., Laboux O., Weiss P.
Calcium Phosphate Bioceramics. An alternative to autograft and allograft?
 Tissue engineering approaches to bone repair, Landes Biosciences editions, H. Piette and Quarto Eds, 2003

16. Chaussain-Miller C, Decup F, Domejean-Orliaguet S, Gillet D, Guigand M, Kaleka R, Laboux O, Lafont J, Medioni E, Serfaty R, Toumelin-Chemla F, Tubiana J, Lasfargues JJ.
Clinical Evaluation of a Chemo-Mechanical Caries Removal Technique, CarisolvTM ,
according to the Si/Sta concept, a Revised Caries Classification System.
Clin. Oral Investig. 2003 Mar ;7(1) :32-7

17. Laboux, O., Dion N., Arana-Chavez, V., Ste-Marie, L.G., Nanci A.
Microwave Irradiation of Ethanol-Fixed Bone, Improves Preservation, Reduces Processing Time, and Allows Both Light and Electron Microscopy on a Same Sample.
J Histochem Cytochem, volume 52(10) :1267-1275, 2004

18. Renard E, Lopez-Cazaux S, Guicheux G, Weiss P, Laboux O, Alliot-Licht B. Les
cellules souches de la pulpe dentaire. C R Biologies. 2007;330:635-43

19. Enkel B, Dupas C, Armengol V, Akpe Adou J, Bosco J, Daculsi G, Jean A, Laboux O, Legeros RZ, Weiss P
Bioactive materials in endodontic.
Expert Rev materials. 2008 Ju;5(4):475-94

20. Badran Z, Boutigny H, Struillou X, Baroth S, Laboux O, Soueidan A
Tooth desensitization with an Er:Yag laser: in vitro microscopal observation and a case report.
Lasers Med Sci.2011 jan;26(1):139-42. Epub 2010 Sep1

21. Badran Z, Boutigny H, Struillou X, Weiss P, Laboux O, Soueidan A
Clinical outcomes after nonsurgical periodontal therapy with an Er :YAG laser device : a randomized controlled pilot study. Photomed Laser Surg. 2012 Jul;30(7):347-53.

22. Castelot-Enkel B, Nguyen JM, Armengol V, Volteau C, Laboux O, Lombrail P, Weiss P
A recall program for the outcome of conventional root canal treatment performed in a teaching hospital. Acta Odontol Scand. 2013 Feb 7, 2013

23. Gasse B, Grabar S, Laffont AG, Quinquis L, Opsahl Vital S, Davit-Béal T, Moulis E, Chabadel O, Hennequin M, Courson F, Droz D, Vaysse F, Laboux O, Tassery H, Al-Hashimi N, Boillot A, Carel JC, Treluyer JM, Jeanpierre M, Beldjord C, Sire JY, Chaussain C.
Common SNPs of AmelogeninX (AMELIX) and Dental Caries Susceptibility. J Dent Res. 2013 May;92(5):418-24

24. Chaussain C, Bouazza N, Gasse B, Grabar S, Laffont AG, Opsahl Vital S, Davit-Béal T, Moulis E, Chabadel O, Hennequin M, Courson F, Droz D, Vaysse F, Laboux O, Tassery H, Carel JC, Alcais A, Treluyer JM, Jeanpierre M, Beldjord C, Sire JY.
Dental caries and ENAM haplotype in French population. J Dent Res. 2014

Publications nationales: 27
Chapitres de livre: 3
Thèses de troisième cycle Odontologie: 158 jurys (Président ,93; Président et directeur, 6; Directeur : 21; Assesseur, 38)