Dr Sibylle Schunemann
Dr med dent (Ger), DPDS, MSc
GDC No. 102212
Sibylle studied and graduated from the University of Witten/Herdecke in Germany before moving to the UK in 2006. She completed her Foundation Training year in a general dental Practice in Devon where she remained an associate dentist for many years. In 2008 Sibylle also joined the Department of Restorative Dentistry in Derriford Hospital in Plymouth. As a Specialty Doctor in Restorative Dentistry her main focus and special interest in the hospital now is the dental management and oral rehabilitation of patients with Head and Neck cancer.
Sibylle gained her doctorate from the University of Witten/Herdecke in 2008. In 2012 she was awarded the Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies from the University of Bristol after completing 3 years of further studies in Prosthodontics, Periodontics and Endodontics.
Sibylle has recently won a prestigious award in a National dental competition.
The competition was organised by the British Society for Restorative Dentistry (BSRD), in collaboration with W&H, and was a scientific posters competition.
Sibylle's poster 'The introduction of an integrated dental care pathway for head and neck cancer patients' won the “best poster in the audit category”, which then qualified her to compete for the “ best overall poster". She won this also. The poster presented was based on a 2 year audit project Sibylle led in her role as specialty doctor in restorative dentistry in Derriford hospital. The project was designed to improve dental services for patients receiving radiotherapy for a head and neck cancer.
Sibylle has also just completed an MSc in Restorative Dentistry, and received a Distinction for her work. She was also awarded the Restorative Dentistry Prize 2020 for her MSc.