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Exploring alternative methods of gag reflex control Part 1: Acupressure

  • BDJ Team 4, Article number: 17059 (2017)
  • doi:10.1038/bdjteam.2017.59
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    • L. Cox

    Laura Cox BSc(Hons), RDH, RDT. Laura qualified as a dental hygienist and therapist from the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy in 2016. Prior to this Laura had several years of dental nurse experience in general practice, where she worked alongside a dentist who provided acupuncture. It was the outstanding results that Laura witnessed during her time in practice that sparked her interest in alternative therapies, which was the focus of her final year undergraduate research project. Joanne Brindley supervised Laura in her undergraduate research study and has supported Laura in the production of this article. Laura is currently working as a dental therapist on the Oxford Deanery Scheme. In the future Laura hopes to secure a therapist position within the NHS or Civil Services

    • J. Brindley

    Joanne Brindley MA, SFHEA, PgCLTHE, RDH, RDT. Joanne is a Senior Dental Care Professional Teaching Fellow at the University of Portsmouth

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