Meet Shonny! She is one of our friendly and calm dental assistants and has worked alongside Peter Clark Ryan for many years. Our dental assistants all possess a Certificate III in Dental Assisting and have extensive experience in a specialist practice. They provide chair-side assistance to our periodontists and periodontal hygienists as well as carry out sterilisation of all our equipment in our modern practice.
Outside of work, Shonny is a volunteer for the Equine Society, a not-for-profit organisation founded by people who are passionate about horse care and animal welfare. Shonny is proactive in raising money as well as donating food for horses who are surrendered due to financial, personal or health challenges. For more information on the work of Equine Action Qld, or if you care to donate to this animal welfare organisation, click here.
How long have you worked at Periocare? 8 years
Describe your job in one sentence Very satisfying
Career highlight to date Chair-side assisting with Peter
What gets you up in the morning? My grandkids, dog, horse and Mr Michael
What do you know now that you wish you knew before? Time heals all wounds, Never look down – always look ahead
What super-power would help in your job? ESP
Funniest person you work with and why? Mari – her accent and good sense of humour
Ultimate travel destination? Ireland and Scotland
Three things you can’t live without? Horse, dog and grandchildren
What never fails to make you laugh? Grandchildren and my dog
First three songs that play when you hit shuffle on the iPod? Dirty Deeds – ACDC, Raise your Glass – Pink, To where you are – Josh Groban