Jody first started dental assisting in 1988. She is a trained secretary and in 2003 earned the Certificate III in dental assisting. She won the Marie Wells prize for infection control and become National Dux. In 2007 she completed the Smiles for Life Programme at the Westmead Centre for Oral Health, Special Care Unit. She is trained in WHS and has a certificate in small business, dental assistant level & dentist level forensics and first aid.
Jody organises all aspects of the business and ensures the laws and regulations are followed. She has worked tirelessly to improve the surgery and keep up with technology. She ensures those with a disability or that have a dental phobia have a place they feel cares for them. Her team are kind, gentle and giving.
“We have a happy and thriving workplace that considers the needs of the community. I have helped to create a welcoming and caring practice for both patients and staff and have guided the team to achieve the highest clinical standards and infection control possible. Also, we share lots of laughter with our patients. When I think about it, laughing with the dentist/assistant; doesn’t that say a lot about how our patients feel”