Dentists

  • Sophie Reid

    Dentist GDC Reg No: 113741| BDS (GLAS) BSC MRES (UK)

    Dr Sophie Reid started with Bupa Dental Care South Queensferry in February 2016. Sophie is an experienced dental surgeon, passionate about dentistry and currently undertaking a masters in restorative cosmetic dentistry as well as studying implants. She does short term cosmetic "white" & "clear aligner" braces in addition to facial aesthetics.

    In her time off she enjoys cycling and running and has undertaken one or two longer cycle trips in Andalucia and even from Bavaria to Scotland.

  • Lubino do Rego

    Dentist GDC Reg. No: 70852 | BDS (DUND)

    Lubino has been at the dental practice since 2016. He was brought up and schooled in the beautiful city of Edinburgh but travelled to Dundee to pursue his career in dentistry.

    For generations his family have been associated with medicine and dentistry and, unsurprisingly, he followed two other brothers into the profession. He graduated with a Bachelors in Dentistry from the prestigious Dundee Dental School in 1995.

    Lubino claims to have been very fortunate in his career path, having found himself working in fabulous practices with strong moral and ethical drivers. Indeed, he chooses the environment that he knows can support his style of dentistry. His style is based upon understanding patient concerns and seeking solutions to pressing issues whilst simultaneously implementing elegant preventative solutions. It’s heavily influenced by the understanding that patients have their own challenges out with dentistry. Indeed with the joy of having two sets of twin girls, he can empathise with many who may be hard pressed for time. He has a keen interest in several areas of dentistry and particularly, anxious patients, children’s dentistry , the cessation of bleeding gums and the creation of partial and full high end natural looking dentures. Of course, his dentistry is not limited to this scope.

    When not at work Lubino’s hobbies includes bird watching and art.

  • Karen Brown

    Dentist GDC Reg. No: 70518 |

    Originally from East Kilbride, Karen graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1995 winning the William Hunter medal for prosthodontics and Board of Management prize for periodontology. She subsequently passed the membership exams for the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners in 2007. Karen worked in general practice since graduating and joined the team in 2016. She cares very much about providing high-quality family dentistry and is proud of what she can achieve especially when helping children or nervous patients. Outwith dentistry Karen is married to Craig. Karen is a mother to two lovely boys and loves baking and gardening.

Hygienists

  • Fiona Denton

    Hygienist GDC Reg. No: 3026 | CEB Dip Dent Hygiene (1995)

    Fiona qualified from Leeds Dental Hospital as a dental nurse in October 1983 she then went on to work in the community dental service for a year before deciding to engage in further qualifications to become a dental hygienist.

    Qualifying as a Dental Hygienist in September 1985 she went on to work in both general and orthodontic practices in Cambridge. From there, she spent several years in the New Forest, moving to Scotland in 1995. She worked as a Regional Consultant for Denplan for 3 years, visiting dental practices in the east of Scotland and the highlands. With a young family she returned to her chosen career in hygiene and started at the practice in Queensferry in December 2001.

    Fiona is as enthusiastic as she was the day she qualified, motivating patients to improve their dental health. Her mission is to help all her patients achieving optimal dental health.

    When Fiona doesn’t have a dental instrument in her hands you may find her with a wooden spoon, a garden trowel or knitting needles.

  • Ben Wall

    Hygienist GDC Reg. No: 191649 | DIPHE (LIV)

    Ben has been working as a dental hygienist for the past ten years. He was delighted to join Bupa Dental Care South Queensferry in summer 2017. Ben enjoys his role helping to promote and maintain oral health. He is a great believer that good dental hygiene is the foundation of oral and general health.

    Ben is married with two boys and enjoys hill walking - most recently Benmore. As a family they enjoy visiting royal horticultural society gardens and observing the changes during the seasons.

Dental Nurses

  • Rhona Anderson

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg. No: 115792 | National Certificate NEBDN (2003)

    Rhona started at the practice in November 2000 and qualified in 2003. She enjoys the interaction with the patients and is always excited to see the end result - especially after long treatments such as orthodontics or implants.

    In her spare time she enjoys cooking, walking and spending time with family and friends.

  • Karen Aitken

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg. No: 117721 | National Certificate NEBDN 1998

    Karen qualified as a dental nurse in 1998. She has worked at the practice since 1996 and is indeed the longest serving member of staff. Her experience in dentistry and her care for the patient is second to none and outside the practice she is driven by her passion for animals, especially horses.

  • Leigh Thomson

    Dental Nurse/Receptionist GDC Reg. No: 127217 | National Certificate NEBDN 2007, SQA PDA in Dental Reception 2017

    Leigh joined the practice straight from school in 2004 and is one of six registered dental nurses at the practice. She enjoys the variety each day brings; whether it be hands on in surgery or a friendly face at reception.

    Leigh is keen to develop having recently undertaken and passed an SQA dental reception course. She always has a smile for everyone and her laughter can be heard ringing through the practice.

  • Megan MacLean (nee Weatherill)

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg. No: 190430 | National Certificate NEBDN 2010

    Megan joined the practice as a trainee dental nurse in 2008, after nearly 2 years training she successfully completed her dental nurse course and has been a registered dental nurse since May 2010.

    Megan loves working with the team at Bupa Dental Care South Queensferry and in her spare time she spends time with her husband and daughter.

  • Jennifer Allison (nee MacNair)

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No: 231301 | SQA L3 Dental Nursing & PDA Dental Nursing SQA 2011, Extended Duties Dental Nurse Childsmile 2016

    Jennifer studied SVQ Level 3 Dental Nursing at Coatbridge College in 2010 and opted to advance her education, returning 2 years later to complete an HND in Dental Nursing. Jennifer believes education never stops and like her colleagues, she is continually striving to update her skills.

    The practice likes to place itself in the heart of the community. It's been Jennifer’s pleasure to organise and coordinate support for local charities.

    Jennifer is proud to assist the dentists in the delivery of world class dentistry whilst simultaneously ensuring that our patients are comfortable throughout the journey.

Practice staff

  • Carolyn Young

    Practice Manager NEBDN - 2002 (Inverness), Extended Duties Dental Nurse Childsmile - 2012 (Edinburgh), Practice Manager Vocational Training NES – 2017 (University of the West of Scotland)

    Originally from Inverness, Carolyn started as a trainee dental nurse in 1998. Carolyn moved to Edinburgh in 2004 to continue her studies and worked her way through the ranks to her current position - practice manager.

    Carolyn is hugely committed to dentistry and ensuring that the patients are given the quality care they deserve. She regularly updates her skills and ensures that the team she manages are continually developing also.

    Carolyn qualified as a Childsmile extended duties dental nurse in 2012 and in 2017 she passed the degree level qualification NES Practice Management Vocational Training which was a challenge but has really benefited her in her position.

    Carolyn is married and has a gorgeous daughter. She has various craft related hobbies such as needle felting and making wedding and birthday cakes. She also loves live music and gardening.

Bupa Dental Care South Queensferry

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