Ms Christine Horner
Ms Christine Horner

Ms Christine Horner

BDS Glasg 1985, MFGDP (UK) RCS (Eng) 2006, Dip Rest RCS (Eng) 2018

Honorary Lecturer

 

Room A104, Aberdeen Dental School, Cornhill Road, Foresterhill , Aberdeen. AB25 2ZR

 

Biography

I graduated BDS from Glasgow University in 1985. Following a year as a General Duties House Officer at Birmingham Dental School I worked a further 6 months as a Senior House Officer. Thereafter I gained a year of experience in Emergency, Outpatient and Inpatient care as Resident Senior House Officer in Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics at The George Elliot Hospital covering Coventry and Warwick Hospitals.

I returned to Scotland to join a rural General Dental Practice in Aboyne, Aberdeenshire for 3 years. During locum work in Community Dental Service in Kent and in Greenock I achieved Part 1 Primary FDS then rewarded myself with overseas experience for 1990-91 in General Dental Practice in North and South Island New Zealand.

Finally I settled into practice in Aberdeen’s West End for 20 years, latterly becoming a Vocational Dental Practice Trainer and NHS Education Scotland CPD Adviser/Tutor for North East Scotland based at Aberdeen Dental Education Centre, a post I held for 11 years.

In 2012 I became a Senior Salaried Dental Officer based at Aberdeen Dental Hospital/School/Institute and  where I have had the opportunity to be Lead for Outreach; take part in a 3 year NHSG pilot MCN in Endodontics with the Hospital Restorative team and to develop with Dr Cherukara, Douglas Bean and the Department of Medical Illustration a package of 7 training videos 'Strategies for Success in Complete Dentures' for SDEO

I achieved the Faculty of General Dental Practice MFGDP in 2006 and their Diploma in Restorative Dentistry in 2018. I have been a BDA member throughout my career.

Currently I chair the Education, Training and Development Group of the NHSG MCN in Oral and Dental Health.

Outside Dentistry I am a member of a ladies running group; a book group; The Glasgow Alumni in Aberdeen Group; practise yoga daily; ski in the winter and sail the West Coast of Scotland in the summer.