The Wessex Dental Specialist Centre

Debra Galanakis

GDC - 2240 CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1994 Dental Hygienist

Qualifying to be a dental hygienist in the WRNS, Debra spent 12 years in the Portsmouth and Plymouth areas before shifting her focus to NHS and private practice work.

Debra qualified as a dental hygienist in 1981 in the WRNS. After serving in the Portsmouth and Plymouth areas for 12 years, she then worked in general NHS and private practices before moving to Wessex in 2004.

Since qualifying, Debra has completed additional training in local anaesthetics, recementing temporary crowns, temporary fillings and impression taking. Whilst in the Navy and at Wessex, she has been involved in pre and post graduate training and was treasurer on the Southern Hygienist Group committee for two years.

Debra works two days a week at Wessex, mainly in the periodontal department, but sees patients from all of the specialist areas.

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