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Dr. Paul Au

Dr. Paul Au

Dr. Paul Au Clinical Director, Essential Dental Care BDS (Edin 1984)  MSc. (Edin 1990) Having graduated from University of Edinburgh in 1984, I spent a number of years in the Community Dental Service in the Lothian area gaining experience in treating children and special needs group. I was also able to achieve a masters degree…

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Dr. Sally Keenan

Dr. Sally Keenan

Dr. Sally Keenan Dentist BDS (Dundee) 1985 Sally qualified in 1985 from Dundee University where she was awarded the Dall Medal for excellence in porcelain work. Since then she has worked in both general practice and hospital in the fields of restorative and children’s dentistry. Most recently she completed a clinical assistantship in orthodontics. Her…

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Dr. Paul Tran

Dr. Paul Tran, Surgical Specialist BDS Sydney 1972, MB Bch Belfast 1986, FDS RCPS Glasgow 1980. Registered Specialist in Oral Surgery. GDC No. 46363 Dr. Tran is our visiting oral surgeon working with the Essential Dental Care implant team led by Paul Au. Dr Paul Tran is a Specialist in Special Care Dentistry at Gartnavel…

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Karen Davies

Karen Davies Hygiene Therapist BSc. DHDT, RCSEd 2008 Karen is the Dental Hygienist and joined EDC in 2010. Originally from Fife,she has lived and worked intermittently in Edinburgh for the last 7 years.Following her undergraduate study in Biology with the University of Edinburgh, she then moved to Glasgow to train in Dental Hygiene and Therapy…

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Jenna McColm

Jenna McColm

Jenna McColm Hygiene Therapist Jenna joined us in February 2015 Originally from Linlithgow, she moved through to Glasgow to study Dental Hygiene and Therapy at Glasgow Caledonian University, where she graduated with a BSc in Oral Health Science. Since graduating Jenna has started working in a number of practices around the Edinburgh and Lothian area….

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Janet Sun

Janet Sun

Janet Sun Practice Manager GDCno.127611 Originally from Hong Kong, she moved to Edinburgh in the late 80s as a student and then onward to Vancouver in the 90s. She returned to Auld Reekie in 2003. Having qualified as both a dental technician and dental nurse, she helped Paul set up Essential Dental Care in 2008….

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Reception and Nurses

Liz Chalmers Receptionist I have been a dental receptionist for over 12 years and have been with Essential Dental Care from the very start, back in 2008. I am very aware that the first and last point of contact a patient has, when either visiting or calling the practice, is me. The main part of…

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