Tricia Jones is a qualified hygienist who joined Portmore Dental August 2020. Tricia Qualified from Guys Dental Hospital 20 years ago, with Sue Aubrey being one of her tutors. She is highly experienced in providing hygiene care and advice for all patients.
At the practice, Tricia can perform deep scaling treatments under local anaesthetic for periodontal problems. During appointments with Tricia, patients receive detailed advice regarding oral hygiene including correct tooth-brushing techniques. Tricia also has experience working with children and can use food dye tablets to demonstrate to them the areas of teeth that they are missing out when brushing. In addition, she can help patients by analysing their diet to establish whether food or drink intake may be affecting tooth wear and decay.
She can also offer prescription-strength fluoride toothpaste and antimicrobial mouthwashes to aid with oral care.
Tricia has an interest in preventive dental care; she likes to work in a calm and relaxed manner particularly with dentally anxious patients, helping them to overcome their phobias.
Tricia lives in East Horsley with husband Darren, who is a Dentist and her two daughters Olivia and Yasmin.