Meet Katelyn – Oral Health Therapist
I love working with children and making their dental experience a positive and happy one. I am extremely excited to take on my new role and feel incredibly privileged and honoured to be working alongside Dr Linc and his team.
Katelyn joined the Harris Dental Boutique team back in 2011. She began as a work experience student and became a dental assistant in 2012. She completed her Certificate III and IV in Dental Assisting and in 2014, started studying at Central Queensland University to become an Oral Health Therapist.
Katelyn excelled and graduated with distinction and as a member of The Golden Key International Honours Society.
Katelyn grew up in Bundaberg and has always loved living near the beautiful coast. Her favourite place to be is at the beach, although she loves anything that is outdoors. Katelyn is extremely friendly, patient and caring which helps patients have a relaxed and happy dental experience.
Along with her studies, Katelyn enjoyed giving back to the university through volunteering, mentoring and working as a Student Ambassador.
Katelyn was one of four girls given the opportunity to take part in a volunteering program in Vanuatu last year. As a team, they travelled long distances to provide dental care to those most in need.
Katelyn performs adult restorative and hygiene procedures to a high quality and has a strong passion for helping children have a healthy smile. She believes having good dental health as a child, helps to reduce dental issues in the future.
Katelyn has a special interest in Dental Health promotion with the aim to educate and prevent the progression and rate of dental diseases. She always strives to continually learn and increase her knowledge in order to provide care of the utmost quality to her patients.