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Dr Elizabeth Welsh BDS

GDC No. 271055

Elizabeth graduated from The University of Aberdeen Dental School in 2017. Before becoming a dentist she completed a BSc Hons in Anatomy and an MSc by Research at the University of Glasgow.

Since graduating as a dentist she has completed post-graduate training in the Public Dental Service, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Paediatric Dentistry. She now wants to put her training to good use in providing the very best care for her patients at Dargavel Dental Care.

 

She likes to take the time to get to know her patients and their mouths and enjoys putting anxious patients at ease.

In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys the great outdoors and trips away in her DIY Camper, come rain or shine. Friends, family and eating take up the rest of her time, and you will never hear her say no to a gid ceilidh!

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Dr Gillian Kelly BDS

GDC No. 209939

Gillian graduated from Glasgow Dental School in 2011 with Commendation, and worked in Inverness, Fife, and Edinburgh before moving back to the West. Gill is chuffed to join the fantastic team at Erskine Dental Care.

Gill loves chatting to her patients and providing high quality care to the whole family. Her aim is always to give her patients a good experience in the chair, and she will go the extra mile to make sure her patients are happy!

Gill has completed further education in restorative dentistry, Invisalign and sedation - this allows Gill to help you with all aspects of your smile, whether it's ensuring your teeth stay healthy for years to come or making changes to improve your confidence.

Away from the practice, Gill loves spending time with her family, going on long walks, and baking for anyone who appreciates a good scone!

Check out Dr Gill's Instagram- @drgilliankelly

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Dr Shona Marrable BDS

GDC No.227217

 

Shona graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2012. After completing her vocational training year in Helensburgh she went on to work in oral and maxillofacial surgery for a couple of years. She then returned to general practice where she has  been since.

 

Shona enjoys all aspects of dentistry and always likes a good chat with her patients! It’s her mission to provide the best care and treatment possible. As part of this she has completed a year long course in London on Cosmetic Dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry. She is also an Invisalign provider.

Outside of work, Shona enjoys spending time with her son and long walks with her black Labrador Sam. 

Check out Dr Shona's Instagram @drshonamarrable

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Dr Charlie Anderson BDS

GDC No. 227578

Originally from Belfast, Charlie graduated from Glasgow University in 2012 and has since established himself as an exceptional Associate Dentist.

Dedicated to providing the highest standards of dentistry, Charlie excels in smile makeovers and alleviating dental pain. His attentive nature and expertise in handling anxious patients with dental phobia have transformed nervous individuals into confident patients who now enter his surgery wearing a smile.

With a friendly and caring approach, Charlie prioritises your comfort throughout the treatment process. He takes the time to explain each step thoroughly and is always ready to engage in friendly chats.

Adding to the pleasant atmosphere, Charlie always has a great music playlist that accompanies his treatments, and you will often hear him singing along.

Outside of work, he loves long walks in the countryside with his partner Giulia and their dog Margot and enjoys visiting Giulia’s family in Italy. Charlie can also be found either playing music at home or attending live gigs.

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Dr Pamela Kent  BDS  RCPS

GDC No. 227578

 

Pamela joined the team at Dargavel Dental Care in August 2023.

 

Having graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2013, in addition to the primary degree of BDS, Pamela went on to achieve a Post-Graduate Diploma in General Dentistry with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow) and has been a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons since 2015. 

 

Pamela’s passion lies within aesthetic dentistry, as she is driven by how much an enhanced smile can improve life. Keeping up-to-date with the latest advancements in dentistry and using cutting edge, proven techniques, Pamela is dedicated to providing the highest quality care in the best possible environment. 

 

After graduating in 2013 and building key skills as a General Dentist, Pamela is now fulfilling her passion, specialising in Smile Makeovers, including Invisalign, composite bonding, and veneers. 

 

Since 2016, Pamela has also been a fully qualified Facial Aesthetics Practitioner and, after running her own very successful business, is now providing treatments at Dargavel Dental Care. 

 

"My attitude towards dentistry is based on a patient-centred approach whilst providing the best possible treatment options. I understand that a visit to the dentist is something you may never look forward to - but I endeavour to change that and will make it as comfortable and relaxed as possible. I feel it immensely rewarding to see my patients’ lives transformed by treatments both simple and complex. Smile Makeovers really can be life-changing  and that is what I strive to deliver for all of my patients.”

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Arlene McGuire

Dr Arlene McGuire BDS (Hons)
Partner, Medical Aesthetics Practitioner

GDC No. 191015

 

Arlene is a medical aesthetics practitioner, wife and mum.

 

She graduated from Glasgow University in 2010 with an Honours Degree in Dentistry and quickly found herself involved in this rapidly expanding and dynamic field of medicine.

Arlene primarily became involved in facial rejuvenation at the behest of her 'well maintained' mother who requested that Arlene assist in her quest to stave of the signs of ageing! With time, Arlene realised she had a 'flair for faces' and assessing faces came naturally to her. This skill allows her to treat the correct areas, keeping harmony, balance and ultimately lots of happy patients.

Arlene has been practicing aesthetic medicine successfully for over six years now and possesses advanced certification. She is currently undertaking an MSc in Professional Non-Surgical Aesthetic Medicine. As much as Arlene loves learning, the purpose of this study is to benefit her patients as she will be able introduce the latest techniques, procedures and materials to her patients.

 

Arlene believes that whatever the reason, patients seeking aesthetic procedures deserve to be treated by a skilled, professional and experienced practitioner.

Arlene’s role is to help you achieve the best version of you. She will spend time at your consultation really listening to you, discovering your concerns, feelings and desired outcomes. She will ascertain a suitable treatment plan that works for you.

Ultimately, Arlene’s goal is to make you look and feel your best.

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Jim Thomson

GDC No. 150573

Dental Therapist

Jim qualified from Edinburgh Dental Institute in 2008. What he lacks in hair, Jim certainly makes up for in personality!

The practice was lucky to recruit Jim in 2013 as he brings extensive experience in dealing with a wide range of patient needs.

 

Throughout his career, Jim has become accustomed to treating patients whose needs vary from having minor gum problems to those whose teeth have been replaced completely with dental implants. He uses his clinical skills and knowledge to help his patients achieve and maintain a healthy smile.

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Helen Loose

GDC No. 3724

Dental Hygienist

Helen graduated from Dundee Dental Hospital in 1989.

Helen enjoys all areas of dental hygiene, from meeting patients to treating them for routine scales and polishes to undertaking and treating more advanced periodontal disease.

 

She is passionate about working closely with her patients to support them in achieving the very best in their periodontal health.

Helen is a confident, caring and friendly hygienist who puts patients at ease whilst in the dental chair. She continues to widen her knowledge and skills with a variety of professional development courses.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending with her family and attending classes at her local sports centre.

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Laura 
BUSINESS MANAGER

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Lauren
DENTAL NURSE

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Sam
DENTAL NURSE / RECEPTIONIST

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