Sonja Harmon began her career as a dental assistant in general practice in 1996. She gained her professional qualification in Dental Nursing in 1998, having attended the Dublin Dental Hospital. Following her decision to further her career in the dental field, she completed the Diploma in Dental Hygiene, again in the Dental Hospital in 2002, where she graduated with honours and joined our dental team in the same year.
In conjunction with working in general dental practice, Sonja has also worked for a number of years in periodontal practice, where she gained significant experience in the treatment of patients with severe periodontal disease. She continues to support and expand on her knowledge by attending educational training. In 2007, Sonja completed a training course in communications and obtained a certificate in local anaesthesia from the Dublin Dental Hospital. She is a member of the Irish Dental Hygienists Association .
As a dental hygienist, Sonja’s role is to provide the appropriate oral care and maintenance treatments for each individual patient and to provide them with the skills and understanding to maintain their smiles. She places great importance on creating a relaxed, understanding and friendly environment for optimum patient comfort.