Sarah commenced her career in dentistry nearly 30 years ago. Her journey began as a trainee Dental Nurse in 1990 progressing to qualified Dental Nurse in 1992. Sarah wanted to develop her skills and career and studied to gain a qualification in Further Education Teaching and Assessing before accepting a role as a Dental Nurse Tutor.
Sarah was accepted onto the Dental Hygienist course at Newcastle Dental Hospital and qualified with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene in 1999 additionally receiving Student of the year and the Principles prize for effort and achievement.
Currently she works as a Dental Hygienist in private practice and enjoys training new staff and organising continuing development training in her local area. She continues to expand her knowledge and also holds certificates in Oral Health Education, Smoking Cessation and Impression Taking.
Her work ethos is to be caring, helpful and treat people how she would like to be treated herself. Sarah is an additional tutor on the Certificate in Oral Health / Fluoride Application and Plaque Scoring courses.