Mark’s CV

MARK CHRISTOPHER JAMES

Nelson

Tasman

7010

New Zealand

0224126940

Email: kiwihyg@hotmail.com

NZDC registration number DH0401

UK GDC registration number DH3551

www.mihygienist.wordpress.com

www.wholedentalhealth.com

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • Client centred care.
  • Behavioural change focus.
  • Minimally invasive approach using primarily oral health facilitation and gentle hand, piezo and airflow instrumentation.
  • Tongue toning and mouth breathing therapies.

EXPERIENCE DENTAL HYGIENIST  

2019 – Onwards Quin Dental, Nelson, New Zealand

  • Training in oral myofacial therapy 2021 USA online.
  • First person, living personal account of self-directed learning activities from June 2019 to March 2022, undertaken just before and mainly during COVID 19, published and accessible for free @ http://www.wholedentalhealth.com

2014-2020 Durrheim and Associates, Blenheim, New Zealand

  • Trained in Switzerland as an EMS Swiss Dental Academy Trainer 2014.

 2013-2014 Supreme Dental Concepts, Wellington, New Zealand

  • Clinical lead hygienist and mentor between practices in central Wellington and Lower Hutt.

 2009-2013 Estetica, Horsley and Cheam Dental Private Practices, Surrey, UK

  • Key Opinion leader and Level 3 Mentorship for Philips Sonicare.
  • Evidence based peer reviewed dental health promotional articles written for dental professional publications.
  • Evidence based dental health presentations delivered to national, local and professional and academic audiences.

  2006-2009 Private Aesthetic Practice, Weybridge, UK

  • Completed aesthetic advantage courses in New York, USA

2003 – 2006 Private Practices, Whangarei, New Zealand

1997 – 2003 Private Practices, Stoke on Trent, Stafford and Leicester, UK

1988 – 1997 Royal Air Force

  • Mentioned in Dispatches for outstanding service to UK community dental health education delivered to all child age groups in West Berlin.
  • Seconded to the Foreign Office for employment at the British Embassy,
  • Produced and utilised dental health education materials for use in schools and with community groups in Germany and

 EDUCATION      1987 – Present

  • wholedentalhealth.com – Self-directed living workplace related reflective online publication.
  • mihygienist.wordpress.com – online dental health blog 2012 – 2020.
  • Level 3 Oro Myofunctional Therapy – Kimberley Benkert 2020.
  • Level 3 Study O’Hehir University – BSc in Dental Health Studies 2013.
  • Level 3 Mentorship Module from the University of Surrey 2011.
  • Five FGDP (UK) Key Skills in Primary Dental Care completed 2009.
  • 1988 Diploma in Dental Health. Institute of Dental Health and Training, RAF Halton.

 

 

 

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