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Dr Karina Patel and OHT Sarah Beach bring together their complementary skill sets with the shared goal of establishing an innovative education platform in Australia, tailored to meet the needs of all AHPRA registered professionals.

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Dr Karina Patel

BDS Kings College London, UK

‚úĒ¬†Diplomate, American Board of Craniofacial Dental Sleep Medicine
‚úĒ¬†Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine
‚úĒ¬†Diplomate, American Board of Craniofacial Pain

Dr Karina Patel qualified as a dentist at Kings College in London, UK, with further development in the USA, UAE, UK and Australia.  

Dr Patel has a special interest in Craniofacial pain and sleep disorder breathing.  This lead her to be the director of TMJ and sleep therapy centres in London, Devon and Dubai for over 10 years. 

At the London Sleep centre she was able to help find the most efficient patient pathways with a multidisciplinary team of physicians and allied health professionals. She has treated over 5000 patients with sleep breathing disorders and chronic pain complaints.

Dr Patel has lectured internationally on sleep and pain and relocated to Australia in 2021 where she is now helping to spread more awareness about sleep disorders.

Sarah Beach OHT (UQ)

¬†‚úĒ¬†Adult Scope OHT (UniSyd)
‚úĒ¬†BHSc Public Health (QUT)
‚úĒ¬†BA Comm and Media Management¬†(UniSA)¬†¬†‚úĒ¬†Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist (USA)¬†

Sarah Beach is an Oral Health Therapist and Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist who also holds a BHSc in Public Health, and a BA in Communication and Media Management.  

Sarah has worked clinically for more than 25 years in general and specialist dental practices across Australia, Switzerland and Singapore.

Sarah has dedicated the past decade of her career, to furthering her knowledge base to able to successfully manage and treat complex and chronic craniofacial pain conditions.  

Her areas of special interest include, Dental Sleep Medicine, Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, Pain Science, Breathing retraining, Trauma counselling, Neuromyofascial releases, craniofacial development and airway dentistry.

As well as working in general dental practice, Sarah works collaboratively with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, a  Neurologist and a Paediatric Sleep Scientist, her focus being to manage and rehabilitate complex TMD and tension headache sufferers. 

As well as being the co-founder of Sleepwell AU/NZ with Dr Karina Patel, Sarah also lectures internationally on TMD and orofacial pain management for dental practitioners and allied health professionals. 

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