Dental Hygienist & Therapist
Dip Dent Hygiene Cardiff University 2015
GDC No. 259549
Frances graduated from Cardiff University in 2015 in Dental Hygiene, with a passion for patient care. She started working in London in private practice and found her feet in the West End where she prides herself on gentle, thorough and effective hygiene treatments.
Developing superior clinical skills by working with the best general dentists and specialists she is particularly proud of the way she approaches nervous patients. Passionate about providing comfortable dental treatment; from routine hygiene appointments to extensive periodontal therapy she treats patients to the very highest of standards. Frances regularly uses hand scaling, ultrasonics and airflow to achieve the best results. Coupled with a calming demeanour, patients feel at ease in the chair during their treatment.
In 2017 Frances graduated with a Masters in Dental Public Health from UCL, her further interests lie in global oral health promotion and education. She went on to present her dissertation research at the International Centre for Oral Health Inequalities Research and Policy summer conference.
Having worked in Nepal, India and Cambodia she is a seasoned volunteer for various dental charities and considers it her lifelong ambition to use her clinical skills to help those in less fortunate circumstances. She is currently working on an articles regarding refugee oral health and oral health promotion in the elderly population, to be considered for publication in scientific journals.
She is an active member of a premier dental hygienists study club in London and is also a member of the British society of dental hygienists and therapists.
As a very active and sporty person Frances enjoys running, skiing, playing lacrosse and competing with her horse. Known to embark on intrepid solo adventures she has travelled to India, Uzbekistan and Mongolia to name a few! She gives back to her community by volunteering on the Clapham lacrosse committee where she holds the role of Captain. Currently training for her second marathon she is often spotted running home from work!