Dean Swift

Dean Swift is a development biochemist and educator with special interests in microbiology, biofilms, biomaterials and toxicology. He has strategically developed or clinically nurtured over 130 medical-dental-personal care products to market for more than a dozen companies. At Micrylium, his projects include development of antimicrobials, periodontal diagnostics, acne creams and diabetic toothpastes. Outside of Micrylium, he is a member of Innovators Alliance, American Society for Microbiology, Fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials, APIC and the Organization for Sterilization and Asepsis Procedures (OSAP).

 


Sunday 10:30 a.m. Room: 206-C

MICROBIOME, RESISTANCE & BIOFILMS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

An in-depth look at what professionals are exposed to on a regular basis and how it may be affecting the functions of their bodies. Principles of infection control will be presented in an integrative fashion. Discussions will touch on the gut microbiome, antibiotic resistance, asthma and allergic reactions as a result of chronic exposures in clinical practice.