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Amanda has a passion for dentistry and in 2008 became one of the first UK Swiss Academy Trainers for EMS. She has given many courses on Piezon technology, Biofilm management and Guided Biofilm Therapy. (GBT). Amanda is the Immediate Past President of the British Association of Dental Therapists. She became a hygienist in 1996 where she qualified from Manchester Dental School and then after spells in specialist practice and the hospital service, taught dental hygiene at Sheffield Dental School and then moved to Kings College Dental Institute in London. Amanda has lectured nationally and internationally and talks on various topics. These include: behavioural change, periodontal screening, implant maintenance, fluoride varnish application for nurses, impression taking, biofilm theory / GBT and caries risk assessment. Amanda completed and published research on the subject of nursing assistance for the dental hygienist in 2011. She completed a tutor’s conversion to dental therapy in 2012 and became president elect of the British Association of Dental Therapists in 2015. She is an MSC student at King’s College London reading Advanced Minimal Intervention Dentistry. Amanda presently works part time for Leicester Community dental services as a Therapist, treating anxious children and Special needs patients. She also works for Bupa Dental care in Stamford, Lincolnshire and lectures part time. Amanda sits on the Bupa Dental Care Clinical advisory board and is a member of the BSDHT and BADT.