Oral Health Therapy

Dr Jordan Sawyers

BDSc, BSc (Hons), Grad Cert L&T Higher Ed, Grad Cert Wiradjuri Language, Culture and Heritage

Lecturer in Oral Health Therapy
Orange
Building 30 Room 252

Jordan graduated in 2013 from CSU’s Bachelor of Dental Science degree, during which time she received several Dean’s Awards as well as an Undergraduate Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Academic Achievements in the profession of dentistry from the Pierre Fauchard Academy.  Following this, she participated in the Voluntary Dental Graduate Year Program, working in the NSW public health system in rural NSW. She returned to university studies to complete her Honours degree, with her work being presented at the International Association for Dental Research General Session in San Francisco in 2017. Jordan commenced full time work as an academic staff member with the Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene) course in 2016 and has taught students in both Wagga Wagga and Holmesglen in Melbourne, CSU’s partner site for the degree.  Jordan is a current member of the Australian Dental Association as well as the International Association for Dental Research.

Jordan began her teaching experience while completing her Honours degree, when during that time she tutored dentistry students in both the simulation and patient clinics in Orange, NSW.  Within the Bachelor of Oral Health course, she has taught across all year levels within the degree, including subjects relating to clinical theory and practice as well as oral health sciences.  Jordan completed the Graduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education in 2018.  Jordan currently coordinates the final year Oral Health subject relating to clinical theory and practice.

Jordan’s Honours thesis focused on investigating the effect of multiple use of impression copings and scanbodies on both conventional and digital implant cast accuracy.  Jordan’s other research interests include dental education, sustainability in dental practice, and Indigenous Australians’ oral health.

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