Sonya grew up in Canberra and completed her Dental Hygiene training in Adelaide. She has built up extensive experience working in various specialist and general practices in Melbourne, Sydney and overseas, before returning to Canberra.
Sonya belongs to the Dental Hygienists Association of Australia (DHAA) and has worked with their continuing professional development team.
What Sonya loves about her work is her role in educating and motivating patients to achieve optimal oral and general health. She likes being able to help nervous patients overcome their anxiety, meeting the lovely patients at Preventive Dentistry and hearing about their lives, families and interests.
Sonya is a mum to two primary school-aged children. Her pastimes include travel, running, camping and hiking. She also has a passion for cooking and eating out.