Dr Amy Hope completed a Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Western Australia in 2005. As a dentist she practiced in Bundaberg Queensland, Albany, Western Australia and Perth Western Australia.
In 2012, Dr Hope was granted a clinical doctorate in periodontics from the University of Western Australia, and fellowship to the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in periodontics. During this time she was involved in tutoring of undergraduate dental students, which she has continued since completing the doctorate.
In 2013, Dr Hope joined Central Periodontics where she currently practices all aspects of periodontology along with the placement and maintenance of dental implants. Dr Hope is a member of;
• The Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP WA current President)
• The Australian and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists
• Australian Osseointegration Society
• Australian Dental Association
• Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons
• The International Team for Implantology
• Dental Specialist Society of Western Australia
Nutrition and periodontal disease
The foods we consume are an often overlooked element of our periodontal health. Evidence is arising that suggests that the foods we chose to eat can have an impact on our immune systems and can act either with or against the inflammatory states present in periodontal disease. Future trends may see dietary analysis becoming incorporated into our everyday periodontal management.