Meet the team

At Central Orthodontics, our friendly staff and down-to-earth approach, ensures a pleasant experience for patients of all ages. All staff members are registered with the General Dental Council and support their registration by attending courses in "Continuing Professional Development". They are a great team who help and support each other. This allows the practice to run smoothly and efficiently for the benefit of our patients.


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Peter McCallum

BDS (Edinburgh) FDS DDO RCPS

GDC No. 57948

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Stuart Dunn

BDS (Glasgow) FDS MSc FDS MOrth RCS

GDC No. 57897

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Robert R Hill

BDS (Edinburgh) MSc FDS(Orth) MOrth RCS

GDC No. 64225

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Darren Gray

BDS (Dundee) MSc FDS(Orth) MOrth RCS

GDC No. 69582

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Suzzanne Struthers


GDC No. 111014

Dental Surgery Assistant (Glasgow Dental Hospital) 1992

Oral Health Education 1994

Radiography 2006

Impressions 2013

I started my dental nurse training at Glasgow Dental Hospital, where I gained my dental nurse qualification in 1992. After qualifying I started my working career at Central Orthodontics where I have now been for 26 years. Throughout my career I have gained certificates in Oral Health Education, Radiography and Impressions.

Outside of work I help out on our family farm. I love keeping fit by riding my ponies and walking my dogs.

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Shona Lilley


GDC No. 140305

Radiography – 2016

Dental impression - 2013

I first started working as a Dental Nurse in 1989 in a busy general practice in Glasgow. I joined Central Orthodontics in 2003. Outside work I enjoy spending time with my family, keeping fit and I LOVE shopping.

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Jayne Cowie


GDC No. 131182

National Certificate NEBDN 1995

Radiography 2004

Impressions 2013

I have been working as a dental nurse since 1989 where I first started out in general practice. I joined Central Orthodontics in 2000. In my free time I enjoy watching my son play football, spending time with my family and eating out.

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Michelle Traynor

Assistant Practice Manager

GDC No. 145541

National Certificate NEBDN in Dental Nursing 2004

National Certificate in Dental Radiography 2006

Childsmile fluoride varnish application 2007

Dental Impression 2014

I have been a Dental Nurse at Central Orthodontics for 11years. I started my Dental nursing career in 2002 in General Practice, where I gained my dental nurse qualification. I then moved on to other areas of dentistry .During this time I worked within the salaried dental service where I gained experience of working in lots of different settings within dentistry in a hospital environment and also worked as an extended duties Dental Nurse within the Childsmile Programme applying fluoride varnish within a nursery setting. I also worked as a Dental Nurse Advisor at NHS24 for 2 years.

Outside of work I am a busy mum of 2 who enjoys spending time with Family.

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Donna McFadden


I have been working as the Receptionist within Central Orthodontics for almost six years and enjoy my job fully every day.

I am glad to be part of such a great team here at the Practice. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family.

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Michelle Stalker


GDC NO. 109494

SVQ Dental Nursing

Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy

I started my career in dentistry at the Edinburgh Dental Institute, gained experience in restorative, oral surgery, pediatrics dentistry and Orthodontics and qualified as a dental nurse in 2005. I was based in the Orthodontic department where I gained my Orthodontic nursing and finally my Orthodontic Therapy qualification in 2009. I started working for Central Orthodontics as a Therapist in 2010 and have been here ever since. It’s a lovely place to work and I am very lucky to have such a great team to work with!

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Gillian Ballantyne


GDC No. 139631

National Certificate for Dental Nurses 1999.
Dental Radiography 2001.

I started dental nursing in June 1990. I worked in a general dental practice for 10 years then in 2001 I moved to an orthodontic practice in Edinburgh. I worked there for 14 years. In 2015 I got a job at Central Orthodontics. I enjoy my job and working as a team and seeing treatment from start to the finished result. Outside work I enjoy the gym and socialising with friends and family.

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Yvonne Kydd

I have worked in a clerical environment for many years and moved on to being a dental receptionist in 2008 in a local dental practice.

I was then fortunate to become one of the team and start with Central Orthodontics in 2014. I enjoy welcoming patients to the practice and helping them with any queries or questions they have. In my spare time I enjoy walking my dog Ella, spending time with my family and seeing friends.

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Claire Morris

Practice manager

I began general dental nursing in 2010 where I qualified within forth valley royal. I worked in many dental environments from hospital settings, Theatres, prisons to then working privately with the Scottish Rugby team. Having worked in all areas i.e orthodontics, implants or general dentistry, one thing was very apparent I wanted to manage a practice which gave every patient a fantastic service but also in a safe environment. Outside of work I am a mum to a little boy who keeps me on my toes & have a keen interest in Cooking and baking.

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