Leanne heads up the Dental Hygiene team at Shore Dental, and has over 20 years experience in private practice. Leanne has a great sense of humour and enjoys nurturing patient relationships. Registered with the Dental Board of NSW and a member of both the Dental Hygiene Association of Australia and the Australian Periodontal Society, Leanne has also remained active in postgraduate training since her Diploma of Dental Hygiene in Adelaide in 1984. She also received specific instrumentation training from US specialist Anna Pattison, which allows her to treat gum disease at a very advanced level.
Leanne’s other postgraduate studies and courses include;
Improvements in the management of oral health
Detect, Diagnose, Destroy
Medical management of periodontal disease
Micro-nutrients – The bigger picture for better health
Systemic relationship of periodontal disease
Throughout her dental career Leanne has also pursued interests in other areas of holistic health, and has a Diploma of Homoeopathy and Diploma of Counselling. Outside work she enjoys walking, camping, travelling and photography.