Dental Hygienists

Hygienists are involved in the preventative care of your oral environment

This care can range from the prevention of disease right through to the detection of potential problems in the future, such as cracks in teeth that may turn into breakages. Meet our dental hygienist team that work so hard to ensure your total oral health.

Wendy Henderson, Senior Dental Hygienist

Professional Career

Wendy, dental hygienist

Wendy has a very kind and gentle manner. She is the key person involved in maintaining people’s smiles for a life time. Whether you require a quick polish to spruce up your smile for the weekend or require disease prevention counselling, Wendy has the latest information available to help you.

Wendy has been an important member of Dr Lidums’ team for over 19 years. She is very involved with the dental implant aspect of our Practice and has participated in the training of dentists to further their knowledge in this area. Wendy has a wealth of experience not only in preventative dental care and the latest cosmetic dental trends (e.g. tooth whitening), she can also give you the latest information on many aspects of dental prevention such as tooth wear and the management of the dry mouth.

Wendy is often called upon to give advice when all else has failed. The counselling and maintenance that Wendy can provide will ensure that your healthy new smile is around for the long term.

Patients often remark that the information Wendy provides was extremely valuable and will help keep their mouths healthy for the rest of their lives.

Wendy regularly attends seminars and lectures to continue her education and keep abreast of new information.

Professional Affiliations

Wendy has been an active member in the dental community and has extensive ongoing further education. Wendy is a current member of the Dental Hygiene Association of Australia.


wendy hygienist adelaide australiaWendy is a Senior Staff member, and is a key person in teaching and training of new staff in the practice.

Wendy has given various lectures over the years including to Residential Care facilities.


Wendy is married and enjoys spending time away from the mouth with her husband, Neil, daughter, Claire and son Tate.  Wendy is very involved in Claire’s dance and Tate’s soccer. Wendy also has an interest in photography, travel and numerous crafts including costume making.