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A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast

Aug 10, 2018

132 Amanda Gallie - President of the British Association of Dental Therapists (Pt 1)

Interview starts around 8:30

In this episode we breakdown the terminology differences between the US and in the UK. We discuss scopes of practice and educational differences. This whole episode is intended to bring us together and help us understand that different models around the world are used to achieve similar.


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Meet Amanda

Amanda is the President of the British Association of Dental Therapists. She qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 1996, and as a Therapist in 2012 from King’s. 

Amanda works in education, teaching DCP’s and Industry partners; and clinically as a Dental Therapist for Bupa Stamford, she sits on the Bupa Advisory Board, and is a Swiss Dental Academy trainer. 

Amanda has a passion for Prevention, and MID for all ages, and is presently studying for an MSc in Advanced Minimally Invasive Dentistry at King’s College. 

She has been working on the Calcivis beta test as a tester and advisor since August 2017.