Dr Ness Avery

Dr Ness Avery

Clinical Lecturer in Dental Education

Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Health)



Ness has worked as a GDP since 2012 and has a clinical interest in orthodontics, focusing mainly on clear aligner appliances.

She has started working with Plymouth University in 2020 as a Clinical Supervisor at the Derriford DEF, working mainly with Year 5 BDS students and Year 3 BDTH students. In 2021 she started facilitating EBL sessions with Year 1 BDS and BDTH students.

In addition to these roles, in 2022 Ness started working as a Clinical Lecturer in Dental Education, working with most year groups within the BDS and BDTH students.

She has a keen interest in oral microbiology. .


- Integrated Masters with dissertation on Oral microbial proteome

- Currently finishing a Postgraduate Diploma in Clear Aligner Orthodontics

- Enrolled on Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Education

Professional membership

Registered GDP

Member of the British Dental Association (BDA)

Member of the British Association of Private Dentistry (BAPD)

Roles on external bodies

Dental medicine consultant for the Portuguese non-profit organisation Associacao Longevitatis