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…

Jenna McColm
Hygiene Therapist  GDC 252731

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.

Jenna really enjoys motivating patients to achieve a good level of oral hygiene by helping to create a good home care regime tailored to each individual. She has experience working with a range of different age groups and takes extra special time and attention making sure patients understand treatments, as well as ensuring they feel relaxed and comfortable throughout.

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.