Truro Dentist Michell Hickey

Michelle Hickey

GDC No: 72241

Michelle graduated with an honours degree in Dental Surgery from U.C.C, Ireland. She furthered her experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery as a senior house officer in Peterborough and Glasgow Hospitals. Since then she has worked exclusively in private dentistry, both here in the UK and Switzerland.

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Qualified as a Dentist

Michelle graduated with an B.D.S (Hons) Degree in Dental Surgery from University College Cork, Ireland.

Senior House Officer

Oral Surgery & Maxillofacial Units, Peterborough, Glasgow

Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry

PG Certificate in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry with Dr Howard Stein.

Postgraduate Certificate in Implantology

PG Certificate in Implantology - ITI Straumann, Switzerland.

Trained with ITI Straumann

Trained with ITI Straumann in Technical systems of Implants, Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Tissue Augmentation techniques.

Implant Course

Implant Course mentored by Dr.Eddie Scher, London

Postgraduate Diploma

PG Diploma Astra, Gothenburg.

Faculty of General Dental Practice

Certificate Dental Practice Appraisals- FGDP

Certificate Implant Restorations

Certificate Implant Restorations - Straumann. Hard Soft Tissue Augmentation - Biotiss. Practical Dissection Course in Applied Anatomy - Stuart Orton Jones Institute

Forensic Odontology

Certificate Forensic Odontology

Implant Year Course

Implant Year Course - Nobel BioCare

Cone Beam CT Level 2A ,2B

2019- Cone Beam CT Level 2A ,2B - Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow. * Dental laser Workshop * CBCT and Implant planning - Henry Schein * Clinical Masters Certification in Implantology -Dental XP, Arizona

Joined Pure Dental Health

Joined Pure Dental in 2020 as a Dentist.

As Your Personal Dentist

  • No one should feel embarrassed to smile, I want to reassure you that Pure will be able to help you smile with confidence again.
  • Provide comprehensive, advanced restorative and preventative dentistry ably supported by experienced and trained staff.
  • Your care is our priority and we achieve this by maintaining the highest standards possible in every aspect of your experience with us.

While in Switzerland, she trained with the local Straumann ITI Institute in dental implantology and later with Astra Tech in Sweden. Since returning to the UK, she has embarked in postgraduate training programmes in the fields of periodontics, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, advanced surgical anatomy and hard and soft tissue augmentation. With hundreds of hours over her continued professional training requirements, she continues with enthusiasm and has recently completed her clinical masters training with the world renowned Salama Foundation in advanced gum and bone grafting techniques.

Michelle’s reward comes from being able to deliver to her patients bespoke options for their dental needs from an array of clinically proven and evidence based treatments.

As patients testify, Michelle’s approach to dental care is very comprehensive and reflects whole patient care. Her relaxed and friendly manner has helped nervous patients to feel at ease and even enjoy a pain free journey to a beautiful and healthy smile.

Michelle is also very knowledgeable and experienced in caring for patients wishing for holistic dental options. Working alongside complementary health professionals and with the B.A.O.M.S ,her treatment plans complement patients on a detox programmes and are metal free.

Michelle has privilege of working with the Amscot charity and last year she she embarked on the first of many trips to Zimbabwe. There, she is developing the dental services sector for deprived populations throughout the country by establishing educational and clinical programmes for adults and children.

When not thinking dentistry, Michelle can be found hill running, skiing, on a Pilates or gym workout or doing calligraphy.