Rachael trained as a Dental Hygienist in the Royal Air Force, United Kingdom, after graduating in 2006 she completed her military service before returning to her home county, Yorkshire, where she worked in NHS, private and hospital settings.
She immigrated to Dubai in 2013, and in 2014 undertook a humanitarian trip to Kenya providing dental services to Aitong village, in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
Rachael is passionate about continuing education, adding skills to her clinic such as acupuncture, hypnotherapy, advanced periodontal therapy and is currently studying for a Master of Public Health.
Currently Rachael presides over the Emirates Dental Hygienists Club, the professional network for Dental Hygienists in the UAE. By bringing together like-minded clinicians they aim to reduce the inequalities in health and improve the dental health of the population through education and community support.
Her passion for dental prevention led her to be a contributor and hold a key role in establishing Dubai Smiles Healthy, a scheme to introduce daily tooth brushing in schools, which has already proven to reduce the dental disease in both private and government establishments.