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Jessica Ridgway, Oral Health Therapist

Jessica RidgwayIn her position, Jess likes helping people reach optimum oral health and educating them about the importance of health and wellbeing. “I also love interacting with children and watching them grow!”

Jess became interested in the oral health field as it combines both dental hygiene and dental therapy, making each day a different experience. She also liked the idea of being able to create long-lasting relationships with patients who return regularly for treatment.

Education and Professional Development

In 2014, Jess graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Oral Health. To stay up to date on the latest in the field, each year she undertakes 20 hours of continued professional development in different aspects of dentistry. She also completed certification in first aid, CPR and providing a child safe environment.

Life Outside the Office

When she’s not at Smiles Are Us Park Holme, Jess enjoys keeping active; she takes part in team and individual sports such as netball and tennis and likes to swim in the ocean. Her other interests include reading and cooking. Spending quality time with family and friends is also important to her.


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