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2014 IOH Conference: Register Early & Save

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In 2014, Institute for Oral Health is exploring key influences on the future of the dental profession such as genomics, using "big data" analytics to improve research and clinical guidelines, and personalized health care based on social, economic, demographic, and health risk factors. We'll also track how market forces and the roll out of the Affordable Care Act will impact oral health care delivery. Learn more >

Keynotes & Featured Speakers Announced!

Harold Slavkin, DDS
Founding director, USC Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, and Professor at the USC School of Dentistry
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Explore & Share on Innovation Central


Check out our online sharing resource —Innovation Central— spotlighting the latest advancements to improve oral health care. You'll find articles, videos, and whitepapers on advances shaping the future of dentistry.


We welcome you to share your innovative research and best practices. Contact us today!


Worth Reading:  Book by 2012 Keynote Speaker

Clayton M. Christensen

Christensen book

Best-selling author and professor at Harvard Business School, Clayton Christensen, explains how "disruptive innovation" can transform the health care system.

"Healthcare becomes affordable and accessible not by hoping that current providers become cheap, but through technology to provide better care —enabling lower cost venues of care and lower cost caregivers to do more sophisticated things."
Download whitepaper on Christensen's 2012 presentation >


New Horizons for Oral Health

The Influence of Emerging Science
and Technology on Care Delivery

IOH Conference OCT 23-24, 2014 in Palm Springs, CA line