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 Rhiannon Jones

Rhiannon Jones

Clinical Lecturer in Dental Therapy & Hygiene


I am a Lecturer in Dental Hygiene and Therapy. I am especially interested in the dental care of people born with a craniofacial anomaly and also xerostomia. I have presented much of my work in these areas and continue to raise awareness by writing various articles for the dental press.


Education and Qualifications

1999 - Diploma in Dental Hygiene: Cardiff Dental School

2015 - Diploma in Dental Therapy: Bristol University

2017 - Studying for the 'Academic Practice Programme'

Career Overview

2000 - 2016: General Dental Practice

2008 - present: South West Cleft Lip and Palate Team

2016 - present: Lecturer, Cardiff University

Honours and awards

BSDHT Graduate Award 1999

BADT Professionalism Award 2015

BSDHT Graduate Award 2015

Professional memberships

Registered with the General Dental Council

Active member and past chairperson of the British Society of Dental Hygienists and Therapists

Academic positions

2016 - present: Lecturer, Cardiff University

Speaking engagements

Royal College of Surgeons - Surgical Training for the Austere Environment, London

British Dental Association Annual Exhibition and Conference, Excel London

Royal Army Medical Corp, Exeter - Training

British Society of Dental Hygienists and Therapist's, Annual Conference

FGDP, Glasgow - Oral Cancer Study Day

British Association of Dental Nurses Study Day, Weston Super Mare


Past projects