Paediatric Dentistry
SDL-7 (2013)

Dr Sally Hibbert

Sally is employed as a Staff Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Westmead Centre for Oral Health in Sydney and is also postgraduate course coordinator for Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Sydney. She was born in the UK and completed her BDS at Liverpool in 1986. Having completed her Fellowship at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 1993, she was employed as lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry at the University of Liverpool, a post that she held until moving to Sydney in 2002. During that time she completed a training pathway in Paediatric Dentistry, was awarded a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in 1999 and went on to complete the Intercollegiate Speciality Fellowship in 2002. Sally has lectured widely in the UK and Australasia on the issues of management of anxiety in children and use of hypnosis, dental trauma and care of the primary dentition. She assisted in the development of a postgraduate course in dental sedation at the University of Liverpool. Current research interests include the epidemiology and planning of out-of-hours dental emergencies and the dental management of children with complex medical co-morbidities.