Celebrating 100 years of women dental professionals
Where did you qualify and when? UCL London 1990
What attracted you to dentistry? Working with other people in a surgery environment.
What are your current responsibilities in the profession?
Working in practice, working at HEE , honorary clinical teaching fellow at the University of Warwick, Mentor
Ameeta’s dental story
It was through hard work and determination that I was able to achieve my goals. Without the help and support from my family and close friends this would not have been possible. It is important to keep learning new things and helping colleagues. Dentistry is an ever-changing profession with many challenges. It is important to change with the times to achieve the optimum. I would recommend this career to any woman as you can have a work-life balance. Always have a sense of humour and keep smiling.
What has been your most memorable achievement in the profession?
Getting my MSc in implant dentistry with distinction
What advice would you give your younger self on qualifying?
Always do your best and work to a high standard.
Which of your mentors have influenced you the most? Harish Gupta.
How have you used mentoring throughout your career?
It has helped me to work through problems and also helping others with their’s.