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Portrait of Dr Keith Love

Dr Keith Love

BDS Edin 1990
GDC number 65339

Keith qualified from Edinburgh University in 1990 and has been the principal dentist at Newyearfield Dental Centre since it opened in 1996. His special interests involve all aspects of cosmetic dentistry which improve not only the way your teeth look but also the confidence that a great smile can bring to your life. Please ask for the latest information on available treatments.

Portrait of Dr Ross Love

Dr Ross Love

BDS Glasg 1995
GDC number 70494

Ross graduated from Glasgow University in 1995 and worked as an associate at Newyearfield Dental Centre shortly after it opened in 1996. He has worked as a Practice Principal over the last 15 years and enjoys bringing that experience back to Newyearfield. He has special interests in restorative dentistry as well as orthodontics or tooth straightening for both child and adult patients.

Portrait of Dr Ann Barrett

Dr Ann Barrett

BDS Dund 1998
GDC number 74824

Ann qualified from Dundee University in 1998 and has been an associate dentist at Newyearfield Dental Centre for over 11 years. She and has dealt with many difficult cases with regards to improving the way in which patients can smile with greater confidence. This has involved her special interests in cosmetic and prosthetic dentistry for which she has attended many lectures on modern cosmetic techniques.

Portrait of Dr Claire Harrison

Dr Claire Harrison

BDS Dund 1998
GDC number 74831

Claire qualified from Dundee University in 1998 and has been an associate dentist at Newyearfield for the past 7 years. Claire was previously involved with a large practice in Edinburgh over ten years. Claire has a special interest in restorative dentistry and has become involved in the Vocational Training movement where a younger practitioner is invited to operate from Newyearfield Dental Centre for a year long term to gain suitable experience within general practice.

Portrait of Dr Lindsay Smith

Dr Lindsay Smith

BDS Glasg 2010
GDC number 191100

Lindsay qualified from Glasgow University in 2010. Lindsay enjoys treating all patients but has a particular interest in treating children. Lindsay also enjoys carrying out cosmetic dentistry including smile makeover with crowns, bridgework, veneers and tooth whitening. Lindsay is looking to develop her skills in oral surgery and various different surgical techniques.

Portrait of Dr Philip Friel

Dr Philip Friel

BDS Glasg 2000, BSc Glasg 1998,
MFDS RCS Edin 2004
GDC number 77637

Philip graduated from the University of Glasgow with Degrees in Anatomy and Dental Surgery and has attained membership to the Royal College of Surgeons. He has exceptional skills and experience in cosmetic and implant dentistry. Philip has an excellent reputation in Edinburgh and Glasgow where he holds extensive patient lists in private referral practices. He has a strong commitment to continued education to ensure he is able to offer his patients an exceptional level of care. Philip is also involved in mentoring and lecturing to pass his knowledge on to other professionals.

Portrait of Dr John Clydesdale

Dr John Clydesdale

GDC number 79601

John graduated from Queens University of Belfast, with a distinction in the practice of dentistry in 2001. John has worked in Scotland since 2001. Over the years John has pursued an intensive post graduate education completing and passing the required examinations and coursework to become a member of the joint dental faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England as well as a member of the faculty of dental surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Johns main area of interest is implant dentistry and he has completed the Royal College of Surgeons of England implant diploma course, this allows John to provide patients with predictable dental implant treatment.

More recently John has completed his fellowship examinations of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Further to this John is lead tutor for the East of Scotland FGDP study group.

Portrait of Dr Kate Whitehouse

Dr Katie Whitehouse

BDS Edin 1992, BSc Edin 1989,
FDS RCS Edin 1994, MSc Edin 1998, MOrth Edin 2000
GDC number 67701

Katie is our specialist orthodontist. As a specialist she can fully utilise the latest tooth straightening techniques for the benefit of all ages – children and adults. Katie has been transforming smiles at Newyearfield since 2000. She is very experienced in fixed appliance treatment and can offer private alternatives such as invisible braces, clear ceramic braces and clear aligners. Katie ensures she keeps up-to-date with new techniques and, as a result, is certified to provide invisible Incognito lingual braces and Invisalign or Orthocaps aligners.

Portrait of Karen Steven

Karen Steven

National Certificate NEBDN 1988
GDC number 117625

Karen is our Practice Manager and has been with us for over 13 years. Karen does an excellent job of making sure that the practice runs smoothly. Should you have any queries with regards to our practice or need some additional information relating to any proposed treatment Karen will be delighted to offer assistance. Please do not hesitate to contact the practice where Karen will be able to speak with you or to call you back at a convenient time.

Our dental professionals are registered with the General Dental Council (GDC). For more information please visit www.gdc-uk.org

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