ADOHTA WA is excited to bring you this continuing professional development workshop.



Members and Students: $50.00 

Reciprocal (DHAA) Members:  $62.50

Non-Members: $120.00

 Program  Details  Speakers
 2:00pm - 2:15pm  Registration  
 2:15pm - 3:15pm

 Presentation -

 Nutritional Deficiencies and the Oral Cavity:

 Vitamins A, B, C and Me

 Dr Alissa Jacobs 

 3:15pm - 3:30pm    Short Break  
 3:30pm - 4:30pm 

Presentation - 

Part 1: Current trendy diets: what does the evidence say?

Part 2: Diet, the oral microbiome and gut health

 Dr Emily Calton 

Nutritional Deficiencies and the Oral Cavity: Vitamins A, B, C and Me

with Dr Alissa Jacobs

A run-down of the most common nutritional deficiencies encountered in daily practice and their implications in the oral cavity. A guide of how to detect and what to do to assist our patients.

Dr Alissa Jacobs is a University of Western Australia trained, Oral Medicine Specialist with a special interest in oro-facial pain including temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD), sleep disordered breathing and oral mucosal disease. Alissa completed her Doctorate in both Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology at UWA and post-doctorate education in orofacial pain at Rutgers University, New Jersey. She is a Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Research Follow at the University of Western Australia as well as Oral Medicine Consultant in the Public Sector. Alissa has been in private practice for nearly a decade and has recently taken the step into practice ownership where she is the co-owner of the Centre for Oral Medicine and Facial Pain.

Part 1: Current trendy diets: what does the evidence say?

Part 2: Diet, the oral microbiome and gut health

with Dr Emily Calton

Dr Emily Calton is an Accredited Practising Dietician, Accredited Sports Dietician and Nutritionist with a PhD in Public Health. Emily holds an academic position at Curtin University in Western Australia as a lecturer and researcher. She lecturers into both the Masters of Dietetics and Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Nutrition) degrees, where she teaches advances in clinical nutrition including nutritional genomics, gut health, and evaluation of emerging diet trends. Her research interests include investigating the impact of diet on inflammation, metabolism, body composition and surgical outcomes in health and disease states and she co-supervises higher-degree by research students across a variety of health disciplines. Through her telehealth practice The Nutrition Doctor, she helps clients around Australia make changes to their diets to improve their diet, manage health conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, digestive complaints, prostate cancer, osteoporosis, arthritis, type 2 diabetes, blood pressure cholesterol, obesity and fatty liver. Emily is passionate about working collaboratively with health professionals including allied health, general practitioners and specialists to improve the health and performance of the Australian population.