Jeremy Horst, DDS, PHD

Director, Clinical Innovation

Dr. Jeremy Horst is a pediatric dentist, biochemist, educator and dental care futurist. Over 20 years in dentistry, he has worked as a dental assistant, free clinic director, general dentist, pediatric dentist and scientist. He has authored over 45 publications and taught more than 100 dental continuing education courses. He is known for introducing American dentistry to silver diamine fluoride and helping develop SMART fillings. He has also worked with the Indian Health Service and the American Dental Association to accelerate the adoption of maximally effective, minimally invasive treatments for dental caries. Most recently, Jeremy was a fellow in the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) DeRisi lab, where SARS-CoV and many other pathogens were discovered. Jeremy is also an inventor and patent holder for OraViz 3D dental imaging and has consulted for dental entrepreneurs including uBiome, a dental microbiome diagnostic platform, and FirstHand, a virtual reality solution to empower children for improved self-care.