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Integrating Genetic Risk Assessment for General Dentistry

Live Webinar
1 Hour 
Thursday, June 27th, 2024

5:15 PM PST / 8:15 PM EST


Integrating Genetic Risk Assessment for General Dentistry

Event Details

Imagine a test that could determine for every patient in your office if they are high risk for caries and periodontal disease. With two of the most omnipresent diseases in our offices, imagine how such a test could guide your decision making in both prevention and treatment. In this webinar, learn how a one-time only genetic test, with a swipe of saliva, can give you the risk factors for every patient in your practice. We will explore the science behind the test and learn how advances in genetics have made it possible to assess such risks in patients. With this understanding, we will then take a look at how this type of assessment tool can effectively help to guide both treatment planning and treatment outcomes.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the science behind genetic testing
  2. Establish a better understanding of the role of genetics in oral health
  3. Confidently initiate a conversation about genetic testing with your clients/patients 
  4. How this can drive growth in your offices
  5. Expand upon current prevention protocols for high-risk patients and how such testing could impact treatment planning


Date & Time: 
Jun 27, 2024 05:15 PM in Vancouver




Dr. Lou Graham

Throughout his career, his goal has always been to get teeth to their 75th birthday. With such, Dr. Graham’s emphasis has always been based on trust with the patient and conservative dentistry. His courses highlight many of the restorative options in dentistry today along with an emphasis on customized approaches to periodontal care, implants, laser dentistry and treatment for the ever-expanding geriatric population.
Dr. Graham is the founder of Catapult Education, now composed of 30+ speakers including clinical evaluators of the latest dental products and technologies with over 35,000 education subscribers. Dr. Graham is a published author and is the former Dental Director of the University of Chicago’s Department of Dentistry.


Dr. Steven D.P. Moore
BSc., Ph.D.

Steven Moore received his Ph.D. in Medical Sciences - Medical Genetics from University of Alberta and spent nearly four years at Harvard Medical School Research Fellow in cancer genetics. Dr. Moore has 10 peer-reviewed publication in medical genetics and several more international conference posters presentations. Dr. Moore left academia and has experience in benchtop medical research, 8 years in Healthcare IT and Business Development, and 14 years in the pharmaceutical industry, including Medical Director for Canada and key member of international teams.   

Within the pharmaceutical industry, Dr. Moore was involved or medical lead for the launch of 7 products and 12 indications into Canada. At Takeda, Dr. Moore brought together and lead the initial Canada oncology team to launch their first oncology product in Canada.


Shaz Khan

Shaz is a Canadian healthcare business entrepreneur, leader and innovator. Shaz is best known for his ability to anticipate changing directions in the healthcare industry, identifying opportunities and building strong executive teams to address these demands. As a non-practicing medical doctor and having been trained in the US, Shaz brings extensive international knowledge of healthcare trends and best business practices. Having launched numerous healthcare start-ups, Shaz has successfully built models for integrated primary care medical clinics, EMR optimization and linkage for physicians, pharmacists and allied health care providers, telemedicine platform for rural communities and a global platform for medical tourism. Shaz has been a part of several steering committees on healthcare innovation and physician recruitment.


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