Amy Jury

Amy graduated from Teesside University and now works as dental therapist.

BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

The main reason I chose Teesside University was because of the first-class dental facilities.

Amy Jury

What made you choose Teesside University?

The main reason I chose Teesside University was because of the first-class dental facilities.

How did your course prepare you for your career?

The University helped prepare me for my career with the theory behind dental hygiene and dental therapy concepts and the clinical aspects in the phantom head laboratory. I was able to put my skills into real-life clinical practice, gaining work experience in the University’s student dental facility and on seven different placements.

What did you after graduating?

After graduating I did a dental placement in India before having my General Dental Council membership and indemnity confirmed.

Where are you working now?

I work at Coxhoe Dental Practice as a dually qualified dental hygienist and dental therapist. My main duties include periodontal and restorative treatments, taking impressions and radiographs. I’ve also completed a tooth whitening course which extends my scope of practice as a dental therapist. In the future I would like to become an orthodontic therapist. I would eventually love to own my own dental practice.