Oral Health Therapy

Dr Jordan Sawyers

BDSc, BSc (Hons), Grad Cert L&T Higher Ed.

Lecturer in Oral Health Therapy
Building 30 Room 252

Jordan graduated in 2013 from CSU’s Bachelor of Dental Science degree.  Following this, she participated in the Voluntary Dental Graduate Year Program, working in the NSW public health system in 2014.  She returned to university studies in 2015 to complete her Honours degree, and during this time also tutored dental students in both the simulation and patient clinics at CSU in Orange.  Jordan commenced full time work as an academic staff member with the Bachelor of Oral Health (Therapy and Hygiene) course in Wagga Wagga in 2016, and since then has taught across all year levels including clinical theory & practice as well as oral health sciences.  In 2020 Jordan spent one year teaching at CSU’s partner site for the Bachelor of Oral Health course, Holmesglen in Melbourne, before returning to CSU in Wagga Wagga in 2021.

Jordan currently coordinates the final year Oral Health Therapy subject relating to clinical theory and practice.  She is also involved in teaching all year levels in both simulation and patient clinics.

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.

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the Australian Dental Association
  • Member of the International Association for Dental Research

Sawyers, J., Baig, M. R., & El-Masoud, B. (2019). Effect of Multiple Use of Impression Copings and Scanbodies on Implant Cast Accuracy. The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants, 34(4), 891–898. doi:10.11607/jomi.6945

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