The Team

Dentists

Duncan A Smith

Duncan A Smith

GDC no. 60096

Duncan, originally from Dundee, qualified at Dundee University in 1985. He is passionate about all aspects of dentistry.
As founder of the practice and the principal dentist, Duncan is committed to its continued development and to providing the most effective solutions on all aspects of dental health. His particular interests are in cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery and dental implants.
Duncan also provides facial aesthetic treatments, including wrinkle reduction and dermal fillers.
Outside work Duncan enjoys spending time with his family and manages to juggle work and life with three children, admirably. Duncan is also a keen skier and motorbike enthusiast.

Alison M Shanks

Alison M Shanks

GDC no. 78024

Alison comes from Glasgow and qualified in the year 2000 from Dundee University. Upon graduating, Alison joined us for her two years General Professional Training and has remained as an associate since then.
Alison also provides facial aesthetic treatments, including wrinkle reduction and dermal fillers.
Outside work Alison is a keen skier, an accomplished singer and a talented chef.
Nowadays much of Alison’s time is focused on her two daughters.

Ryan Doherty

Ryan Doherty

GDC no. 77963

Ryan hails from Garvagh, Northern Ireland and graduated from Belfast University in the year 2000. He spent some time working in private practice in Cambridge before joining us in June 2003. One of his particular areas of expertise is in endodontics.
Ryan is multilingual, speaking Spanish and Italian, and is a veritable oracle of information on a vast range of subjects. During his student years he represented his university on University Challenge, several times.
Ryan is a very proud Dad to two beautiful little girls!

Fraser Paulin

Fraser Paulin

GDC no. 208885

Fraser graduated from Dundee University in 2011 and worked in General Dental Practice in the Grampion region before moving to Musselburgh.
He enjoys all aspects of dentistry and has been described as very caring and gentle.
Fraser has travelled extensively to many parts of the world such as Sweden, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, America and Mexico and has been able do a free fall parachute jump and a bungee jump among a host of other memorable experiences.
In his free time he enjoys keeping physically fit and is a keen golfer.

Lorraine McBrearty

Lorraine McBrearty

GDC no. 70071

Lorraine comes from Musselburgh and qualified from Glasgow University in 1994. She worked in Orkney for 12 years before returning to her home town.
Lorraine now lives in Musselburgh with her son and she enjoys singing and drama.
She is now also the proud owner of a campervan and can be spotted at various remote locations around Scotland.

Sergio Miguez Iglesias

Sergio Miguez Iglesias

GDC no. 211952

After qualify from the University of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain, Sergio made the leap to the UK in 2011 where he worked as a profesional dentist in the NHS and private sector in Aberdeen and Glasgow, before moving to Edinburgh. Sergio provides a wide range of treatments and is dedicated and passionate about his profession.
Sergio also provides facial aesthetic treatments, including wrinkle reduction and dermal fillers.
Sergio is multi-lingual, speaking English, Portuguese, French and, of course, Spanish.

Hygienist

Practice Manager

June Easton RDH

June Easton RDH

GDC no. 1991

June joined the practice in 1999 and has worked in a wide variety of practices both in Britain and abroad since qualifying in 1980 from Edinburgh University in Dental Hygiene. She returned to Edinburgh Dental Hospital to work as tutor in Dental Hygiene and saw many students graduate under her guidance.
Outside work, June loves to travel and keep fit. She has helped raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness by participating in Edinburgh’s annual ‘Moonwalk’

Andrea Smith

Andrea Smith

Practice Manager

Andrea qualified from Glasgow University in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in 1986. Having spent time in mainly small animal practice and also time in retail business management, she made the transition into the dental business and joined the practice in 1997. Andrea believes strongly in a team approach to business success.
She has a busy schedule, juggling work and family life with three lively children.

Dental Care Professionals

Where would we be without our Dental Care Professionals!

All our dental nurses have passed their National Certificate in Dental Nursing or are currently undergoing training. This training provides them with the skills to assist the Dentist or Hygienist in delivering your treatment and care.

Each member of our team plays a vital role in making sure your visit is as pleasant as possible.

Margaret

Margaret

Receptionist

Margaret

Margaret

Receptionist

Lesley

Lesley

Receptionist

Jill Rafferty - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 267973

Lorna McCall - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 140362

Casey Garrity - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 192184

Kim Robb - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 145725

Claire Richards - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 242649

Gillian Purves - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 232333

Lyndsay Archibald - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 266595

Luci Stobbart - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 154694

Brenda Ramage - Dental Nurse

Trainee

Cara McAskill - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 256117

Jen Bigley - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 119180

Kirstin White - Dental Nurse

R.D.N. GDC no. 280078