Jane Dalgarno AssocFCGDent

Jane Dalgarno AssocFCGDent is Clinical Workforce Development Lead at Community Dental Services CIC. A past President of the British Association of Dental Nurses, she began her career in general dental practice as a trainee dental nurse in 1986 and completed the National Certificate for Dental Surgery Assistants in 1993. An examiner for the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses, and past Programme Director for the HEE Foundation Degree in Advanced Dental Nursing, she holds certificates in education, oral health education, sedation and dental radiography, the A1/A2 assessors award, a BSc in Primary Dental Care and an MSc in Applied Dental Professional Practice from the University of Kent. She has been on the Board of the Faculty of Dental Nursing & Orthodontic Therapy since it was first convened in 2021, and was a member of the Dental Nursing and Orthodontic Therapy Working Group which co-developed the College’s Professional Framework for Career Pathways in Dentistry. In 2024 she became the first elected Council representative of the College’s Faculty of Dental Nursing & Orthodontic Therapy.

Updated 2024