Jennifer Ward – Periodontal Therapist
Jennifer has worked for Drs Papa and Haskins for 19 years and before becoming a hygienist she worked as a dental assistant and also on front desk. Her first ever job was at a Kmart, but she’s spent almost all of her working life in dentistry.
What motivates Jennifer is seeing how people’s smiles are improved after a cleaning and she also enjoys teaching them how to care for their teeth and gums to prevent problems in the future.
What do you love to do when you’re not working?
I love being in the outdoors and also spending time with my family, my husband and my two amazing children.
What are three things you are thankful for?
Family, health and my wonderful job and co-workers.
Four words to describe you?
Silly, I wear my heart on my sleeve, compassionate.
What do you love most about your profession?
I love teaching patients about dental hygiene in a way they can relate to.
What are you happiest doing when you’re not working?
Being with my family, taking trips, exercising and trying different foods.
Life is too short so live it to the fullest!