Kirstie Thwaites, Dental Hygienist & Therapist, GDC No 106259

Kirstie is a dental hygienist & therapist at Pure Periodontics and a lecturer in Oral Health Sciences at the University of Essex. Since qualifying from the University of Leeds she has worked in both general and specialist practice and hospital settings. Following her initial training she has completed a two year postgraduate programme in Enhanced Skills in Clinical Periodontology at Kings College Hospital, London.


Diploma in Dental Hygiene, University of Leeds
Diploma in Dental Therapy, University of Leeds
PGCert MaCE, Post Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education, University of Essex


Recipient of Young Hygienist & Therapist Award at DH&T Awards 2012
Enhanced skills in Clinical Periodontology, Kings College Hospital 2013

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