Breaking the Genetic Code
Genetic testing may provide oral health professionals with a new avenue to customize patient care and improve preventive treatments and outcomes.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identifying the importance of a three-generational family health history.
- Differentiate between direct-to-consumer and professionally based genetic testing.
- Discuss concerns regarding the use of genetic testing.
- List possible future applications of genetic testing.
This course was published in the September 2017 issue and expires September 2020. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.