Oral Health Therapist
Anita Ballard joined the Maven Dental Belconnen team in Mid 2019 as an Oral Health Therapist. Anita is a Canberra local who started her dental career as a Dental Assistant in 1997 before further studying a Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Adelaide.
Since completing her studies in 2008 she returned to Canberra and has worked as an Oral Health Therapist in general practice and for Defence. Anita has been on the executive committee with ADOHTA since 2009, where she is currently Vice President. With a passion in education, Anita began teaching the Dentist Assistant course in 2014 at Canberra Institute of Technology.
Anita really enjoys getting to know her patients, their interests and motivtaions in life. She is very passionate about helping and teaching her patients to achieve good oral health. She has a strong interest in periodontics, oral pathology, oral and systemic health and wellbeing.
Outside of work, Anita enjoys cycling and gardening. She also enjoys having some down time to read a book and teach dental health.