Sandra gained her BDS from Liverpool Dental School followed by an MPhil from University of Wales, Bangor. She is entered on two General Dental Council Specialist Lists - Special Care Dentistry and Dental Public Health and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health. She is employed by BCUHB as Director of North Wales Community Dental Service/ Director of Dental Public Health and also works for Public Health Wales. Having always been interested in Dental Nurse Education, she established a range of basic and post certification courses in North Wales and has, for many years, been a NEBDN examiner for the National Certificate/ Diploma and the post qualification examination in Conscious Sedation. She sits on a variety of local and National Committees including Welsh Dental Committee and is Chair of the Welsh CDS Clinical Directors Group and of the WG Strategic Advisory Forum in Orthodontics.