Essential Dental Care

Our Team

We pride ourselves not only in providing excellent dental care but also great customer service.

Dr. Paul Au
Clinical Director
BDS (Edin 1984) MSc. (Edin 1990) GDC 58871

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 gained a masters degree…

Janet Sun
Practice Manager / Receptionist
GDC 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.

She has overseen the many refurbishments to the practice, making it more comfortable and professional for patients to attend and for the team to work in.

Clemence Lee
Trainee Dental Nurse

Clemence joined Essential Dental Care in 2021. Originally from Hong Kong, she had lived in Canada and Australia for a number of years before settling in her favourite city of Edinburgh. She had been working in the customer service industry and love to interact with people. Fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin, she enjoys the clinical side of dentistry as well as developing her reception skills. Her interests are reading, hiking, travelling and gardening.

Carmen Ma
Trainee Dental Nurse

Carmen had been working in the aviation industry for more than 15 years in Hong Kong. She has settled well in Edinburgh since 2020 with her family. She is trilingual (Cantonese, Mandarin) and has excellent customer service skills. At EDC, she has also developed a passion for dentistry and is very keen to help people
Carmen is inspired daily by her husband and her son. In her free time, Carmen likes to watch movies especially Korean soap dramas

Michelle Leung
Trainee Dental Nurse

After 10+ years of retail experience and a hectic lifestyle in Hong Kong. Michelle decided to experience a new life in Edinburgh. She totally fell in love with the peaceful and beautiful city during a brief visit and has now fully settled in. She also took up the challenge of becoming a trainee dental nurse and joined EDC in 2021 . Her determination and hardworking attitude earns her a permanent position after her probation period. Fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin helps our Chinese patients to attend our practice with confidence. She loves cooking, travelling and enjoy learning new things