Ruth started her career in dentistry in 1985 and worked as a dental nurse for 8 years.
She gained her national certificate in dental nursing in 1989. Ruth qualified as a dental hygienist from Liverpool School of Hygiene in 1994 with a diploma in Dental Hygiene.
Ruth joined the BSDHT in 1994 and has always been involved with her regional group standing as Chairperson from 1999 to 2001 and was elected as council
rep in September 2016.