Miss Ruth Potterton
Lecturer in Community Based Dentistry (Education)
Peninsula Dental School (Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry)
Supporting the delivery of community based dental activities for Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.
Enquiry Based Learning Facilitator.
Module Lead for Inter Professional Engagement 1.
Dip Dental Hygiene Lond 2004
Dip Dental Therapy Lond 2004
Proficiency in Dental Radiography Distinction 2004
PgCert Clinical Education Merit PU 2015
SAAD Competency in Inhalation Conscious Sedation 2012
NHS Dental Epidemiology Screener for Oral Health Survey of 3 Year Olds 2013
BASCD/NHS Dental Epidemiology Screener for Oral Health Survey of 5 Year Olds 2014
Qual - National Certificate NEBDN 1998
General Dental Council Registration Number: 6496
Dental Defence Union
British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy
British Association of Dental Therapists
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Grants & contracts
£1,500.00 (external). Wrigley Company Foundation / British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy Community Service Grant. To deliver Dental Buddies: One Step Beyond! Potterton R (2018).
Potterton R, Hill S. Engagement for Better Oral Health; developing clinicians of the future. BSDHT Oral Health Conference Liverpool, UK. 2014.
Potterton R, Smith W, Witton R. Developing a dental ambassadors training programme for adults with learning disability. BASCD Spring Presidential Meeting Leeds, UK. 2015.
Reports & invited lectures
Invitation to present on Global Health at International Women's Day, Plymouth University, UK. March 2018