Waterways Dental

Penelope Richards, BOH Grad Cert OH Sc

Oral Health Therapist, Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist

Penny is Waterways Dental's new Principal and is a recognised Oral Health Therapist and Myofunctional Therapist. She graduated from Griffith University with an Oral Health Therapy degree in 2012 after working in the dental industry for 20 years.

Penny has a special interest in developing happy, healthy smiles by addressing mouth breathing, sleep-disordered breathing, and poor myofunctional habits which can lead to crooked teeth, limited jaw development, and other concerns.

Penny is passionate about providing early intervention and helping others to achieve optimum outcomes for their teeth and overall health.

In her spare time, Penny loves anything ocean-related and hanging out with her best friend – her husband.


  • Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy in Oral Health – Griffith University
  • Graduate Certificate in Oral health Science – Adelaide University


  • Australian Association of Orofacial Myology