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Support Staff

Our Hygienists and Therapist

We have a highly trained hygiene team dedicated to your best oral health and preventive dental care.

Michaela Zilinska
Dental Hygienist
GDC No: 206867

Qualified as a Hygienist in 2010 in Slovakia and moved to Scotland shortly afterwards. Michaela works with us on Mondays and Fridays.

Louisa Henry
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GDC No: 244688
Dental Therapist/Hygienist

Joined the team in January 2015 and works in all three practices (Barnton, Bruntsfield and LW Dental).

In addition to the duties of a dental hygienist, a qualified dental therapist is also trained to perform:

  • routine restorations in both deciduous and permanent teeth on adults and children
  • pulp therapy treatment of deciduous teeth
  • placement of pre-formed crowns on deciduous teeth
  • extractions of deciduous teeth

Louisa is available on Thursdays.

Miriam Tuttle
GDC No: 161256
Dental Hygienist

Joined the team in 2017.

Miriam graduated from Cork University Dental School & Hospital in 2014, gaining her diploma in Dental Hygiene.

Miriam is very keen and has a special interest in preventative dental health and treating nervous patients.

Miriam is available Tuesday and Wednesday.


Our Dental Nurses

Gayle
Receptionist/Dental Nurse
GDC No: 166412

Joined Barnton as full time Dental Nurse in March 2009. Full time receptionist from October 2012 and is your first contact when visiting or calling the practice.

Nazia
Dental Nurse
GDC No: 270529

Joined the team in July 2016. Nazia works part time assisting the clinicians.

Dennise
Dental Nurse
GDC No: 127267

Joined Barnton August 2014

Gillian
Dental Nurse
GDC No: 136963

Joined the team in 2019