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Rachel Harvey, Dental Therapist - Sparkle Dental
Rachel Harvey "My favourite aspect of dentistry is total health beyond the mouth; the ever evolving field of dentistry and general health."


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Rachel Harvey 

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Position:

Dental Therapist/Hygienist

The thing I enjoy most about work is:

Sharing the same philosophy of patient care, health and wellbeing as the entire team of wonderful people here at Sparkle.

Favourite aspect of dentistry:

Total health beyond the mouth; the ever evolving field of dentistry and general health.

Qualification:

Associate Diploma in Dental Therapy (1992)

Joined Sparkle Dental in:

2008

Continuing education highlights:

  • 2014 Orofacial Myology 4 day course with Sandra Holtzman (Colorado, USA)
  • 2014 Myofunctional Orthodontics In-House Training, Myofunctional Research Co
  • 2013 Interceptive orthodontics in the mixed dentition (Melbourne)
  • 2013 American Academy of Craniofacial Pain TMD & Sleep Apnoea Course (Sydney)
  • 2011 Australasian Sleep Association accreditation in Dental Sleep Medicine

Outside of work interests:

Tae Kwon Do, spending time with family and friends, music, gardening, cooking.

Favourite holiday destination:

A trip to Kuching (Borneo) with some friends.  I enjoyed exploring at the rainforest retreat as much as the lively city at night, a memorable cooking class and the best sunset I have ever seen during a twilight cruise.

High on my bucket list:

Taking the family to Disneyland and gaining (at least) my brown belt in Tae Kwon Do.

Other Languages:

Italian.