The Byres Road Dental Team

Dr Katie McKay

BDS MJDF RCS (Eng) | Dentist

Katiie qualified from Glasgow dental school in 2002 and joined the practice in 2006. She took over the practice in 2009 and completed a Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England in London in 2012.

She has recently completed a year of Advanced Dental Seminars in London and obtained a certificate in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry. She has a keen interest in orthodontics and restorative work and is committed to continuous training in these fields. Katie practices yoga regularly, loves the outdoors and travels as much as she can.

GDC no. 80525

Dr Jaclyn Gilliland

BDS MFDS | Dentist

A 6 month Smile Provider, Jaclyn qualified from Glasgow Dental School in 2008. She gained membership with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2010. Jaclyn has expertise in anxiety management and has completed postgraduate education in advanced restorative practice.

She loves to travel, enjoys the outside and her mountain bike!

GDC no. 152096

Lisa Spence

RDN | Manager

Our practice manager Lisa has 14 years experience as a dental nurse. Gaining a dental nursing qualification in 2006. Lisa has thrived in furthering her education in dentistry resulting in her completing the childsmile programme and gaining a diploma in dental nursing.

Lisa is currently studying a practice manager’s vocational training scheme. Lisa’s aim is to ensure the practice runs smoothly on a daily basis to allow our patients to have a pleasant/relaxing visit.

GDC no. 158600

Lynne Melville

EDH DIPDH | Hygienists

Lynne qualified in Jan 2005. She has gained the Dentsply Instrument Prize for Clinical Achievement. She enjoys educating people in their oral hygiene regime and seeing the results from her and the patients input.

In her spare time she enjoys socialising and spending time with her daughter Cerys.

GDC no. 6567 

Emma Harvey

RDN | Dental Nurse

Emma has been a valued member of staff since 2013, she has recently passed her Dental Nurse Qualification and already is looking for her next challenge. Emma is a lovely team member who strives hard to make our patients feel as comfortable as possible.

In her spare time Emma enjoys spending time with her friends and swimming.

GDC No. 258947


RDN | Dental Nurse

Pratibha graduated as a dentist in India. Qualified as dental nurse in UK following moving here 8 years ago with her husband and 2 kids. Pratibha works at reception and in the surgery and always goes out of her way to help you.

GDC No. 258947


RDN | Dental Nurse

Nicole qualified as a dental nurse from Reid Kerr College in 2010 and have practiced as a nurse for 12 years. She has a keen interest in maintaining high standards in the clinical environment.

“In my spare time, I enjoy nothing more than a replay of Game of Thrones!”

GDC No. 258947


RDN | Dental Nurse

Kimberley qualified as a dental nurse from New College Lanarkshire Coatbridge in July 2017. She is passionate about ensuring patient comfort and managing anxiety to ensure their visit is as comfortable as possible.

“In my free time, I can be found being a mum to Daisy my daughter.”

GDC No. 258947

* All dentists in our practice adhere to the GDC standards for Dental Professionals. Click here to visit the GDC website.

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We offer treatment on a private basis allowing a better choice and quality of materials, more convenient appointment times and more availability of dental and hygienist appointments. Children and adults who have an NHS exemption certificate will be seen on the NHS.