Karen Walker qualified from Edinburgh in 1994 and immediately moved to Nottingham. Having worked in both NHS and corporate practices over the years, she now works full time in Specialist Practice – The Campbell Clinic.Her role is to provide NSPT for referred perio patients, and both pre-op and maintenance for implant patients. Seven years ago Karen developed Protocols based on Oral Hygiene and Risk for all patients undergoing implant treatments.
Karen lectures to dentists on implant maintenance and runs her own courses for hygienists. Karen has Speaker Status for the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and has spoken at their International Congress and regularly speaks at ITI study clubs. She is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology and spoke at their Members’ National Forum in November 2013 on ‘Implant Complications Managed by the Dental Hygienist’. She also lectured at the ADI Team Congress in May 2015, using case presentations from her own clinical practice. Karen is the current elected DCP Committee Representative for the ADI. In June 2013, Karen was invited to be an Opinion Leader with Dentsply/Cavitron.
Karen is a supporter of Dentaid and travelled to Uganda in 2008 as a volunteer with a group of Dentists and Hygienists.