Veronica is a qualified dental hygienist with more than 10 years experience, having obtained her degree in Oral Health from Newcastle University. She has also completed extended training in Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy.
She is enthusiastic about improving the oral health of our patients though our preventive program.
Through her experience working in private practice, Veronica has developed extensive hygiene skills – both practical and also in communicating with adults and children to encourage correct oral care.
Orofacial Health provides rehabilitation and therapy for Tongue Thrust Correction, Oral Rest Posture Therapy and the recognition of tongue and lip ties and their influence on orofacial growth and function.
The goals of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy are to:
- Encourage nasal breathing
- Develop a lip seal
- Implement a palatal tongue rest posture
- Encourage bilateral chewing
- Work on proper posture
Outside work, Veronica also provides dental hygiene as a volunteer at The Cerebral Palsy Alliance. Her other interests include yoga, snorkelling, cooking, painting and gardening.