Emilia is a popular member of the the dental team and an integral one. She is constantly expanding her dental knowledge and skills. Emilia is always cooking up a storm in the kitchen and bringing some in for us to try!
When did you join the Smile Essential team? May 2007
Tell us a bit about yourself? I love cooking and sharing my cooking knowledge with others. I also enjoy travelling and learning about other cultures, cuisines and languages.
Your role? I am a head nurse in Smile Essential and a qualified Oral Health Educator .You can often see me working with the dentist in the surgery. Very often I work in the office updating different systems and policies including decontamination or CQC.
Favourite part of your Role? Being able to advice patient about oral health. Sometimes simple steps can change people’s lives and I love being a part of it. I am a peoples person and I love having catch up with patients on their six monthly dental health checks.
Least favourite part of your job? Working when it is sunny outside
What do you like about being part of the Smile Essential team? We all are very good friends. Everyone is always very helpful and kind. There are many hobbies we all have in common like cooking and travelling, but the best one its passion for dentistry.
What do you like about working in dentistry? Relationship I have with patients and being able to help people in gaining their confidence back.
When you were little what was your dream job? I wanted to be a police officer and catch all the baddies
Do you have any pets? Not a present, however my long term plan is to have blue staffordshire bull terrier called Bruno
Favourite film? Taken
Favourite TV programme? Come Dine with me
How important do you think a good smile is? It’s essential
Why is good dental health important? to be able to smile with confidence and when looking back on the pictures taken on holiday etc you can smile back at them.
How important are regular dental health visits? They are very important, as we can prevent for anything wrong happening in the mouth by providing the right oral hygiene and diet advice. Prevention is better than cure!