Jo is delighted to have recently become part of the team at The Old Surgery Dental Practice. She qualified from the Dental Hospital at Leeds in 1988 and has been continuing her professional education ever since.
Jo is a Key Opinion Leader for Philips Sonicare and Swallow Dental Supplies, her role is synergistic to both the dental trade and the dental profession , helping in strategic planning and product development. Jo also lectures throughout the UK to dental professionals. She enjoys all aspects of her job but particularly helping patients improve their oral health and smile with confidence.
Jo likes to work with patients to create a bespoke care plan that suits them. She has a lot of experience working with very anxious patients and understands the importance of progressing at the individuals pace and building up confidence in stages. In her career Jo has been lucky enough to work with several periodontists and she feels that as a result of this she has honed her skills in treating aggressive and advanced cases of periodontal disease non surgically. Jo provides treatments such as scaling and polishing, advanced periodontal (gum) care, tooth whitening, air polishing, fresh breath therapy, smokers make- overs and implant maintenance. Jo is also a registered smoking cessation advisor and can offer support to any of her patients who are contemplating giving up smoking.
Jo is a Mum to two girls and in her spare time loves cookery, her lifelong dream is to go on Rick Steins Seafood cookery school. She supports St Helens Rugby League Football club, even when they are playing badly. Jo also finds the time to do quite a lot of charity work when she can fit it in to her hectic schedule.