MEET THE TEAM

RACHEL BYRNE
114029 BDS (Glasg) MJDF

Rachel qualified from Glasgow University in 2007 and also joined the Belhaven team in this year as a vocational trainee. Rachel is now the practice principal and owner. She bought the practice in 2016 following Kieran Watters’ retirement. Rachel has a special interest in restoring implants, facial aesthetics and working alongside vocational trainee dentists. In Rachel’s spare time she is a busy mum and enjoys socialising.

SARAH COEY
192289 BDS (Ncle) MFDS RCPSG (Glasg)

Originally from Northern Ireland and qualified from Newcastle upon Tyne in 2010. She later moved to Glasgow to gain hospital experience in multiple areas of dentistry including maxillofacial surgery. Sarah joined Belhaven in late 2013 and soon it was apparent she was the social butterfly of the practice. She is also a keen sportswoman including tennis and running and she loves to travel. Sarah has a special interest in prosthodontics and is keen to learn and develop her skills in all areas.

DESISLAVA TONCHEVA
116339 DDM (Plovdiv)

Desi qualified in Bulgaria in 2002. She joined the practice in 2017 covering Rachel’s maternity leave and then stayed with us permanently. Desi has a special interest in endodontics and aesthetic dentistry. In Desi’s spare time she likes to go to the gym and cinema and also enjoys reading. 

JANICE ENGLISH
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One of our practice hygienist’s. She qualified in 1998 from Glasgow and joined our team in 2002. Janice was previously a dental nurse with the Royal Air Force. Janice loves helping nervous patients and educating patients on good oral health. She achieves excellent results for her patients suffering from all severities of gum diseases. In Janice’s spare time she loves her holidays and being a football mum. Janice also loves spending time with her new addition to the family, her golden retriever puppy, Archie.

JULIE SARAH FALLOW
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Another one of our practice hygienist’s. She qualified in 1989 and joined the practice in 2003. Julie is passionate about dental hygiene and achieves excellent results with her patients. Julie is also a clinical hypnotherapist registered with the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis. She practices clinical hypnotherapy at the Glasgow Drug and Crisis Centre and also at Marie Curie Hospice in Glasgow. She has recently opened her own private clinic in Glasgow’s West End and also provides this service in practice.

LISA MURRAY
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Lisa is our dental and hygiene therapist. She qualified in 2010 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy from Edinburgh and was previously a dental nurse at Belhaven. Lisa has a keen interest in working with patients who have advanced gum disease and working with children. Lisa very much enjoys helping to build patients’ confidence and also guiding them to achieve and maintain excellent oral health. In Lisa’s spare time she has a love for fashion.

LYNNE STEPHEN
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Lynne is a fully qualified and experienced Dentist who qualified from Glasgow with Rachel in 2007. She has a special interest in facial aesthetics and performs facial and lip fillers and wrinkle-reducing treatments. She has a portfolio of patients from across Lanarkshire and Glasgow.

MEET THE TEAM

RACHEL BYRNE
114029 BDS (Glasg) MJDF

Rachel qualified from Glasgow University in 2007 and also joined the Belhaven team in this year as a vocational trainee. Rachel is now the practice principal and owner. She bought the practice in 2016 following Kieran Watters’ retirement. Rachel has a special interest in restoring implants, facial aesthetics and working alongside vocational trainee dentists. In Rachel’s spare time she is a busy mum and enjoys socialising.

SARAH COEY
192289 BDS (Ncle) MFDS RCPSG (Glasg)

Originally from Northern Ireland and qualified from Newcastle upon Tyne in 2010. She later moved to Glasgow to gain hospital experience in multiple areas of dentistry including maxillofacial surgery. Sarah joined Belhaven in late 2013 and soon it was apparent she was the social butterfly of the practice. She is also a keen sportswoman including tennis and running and she loves to travel. Sarah has a special interest in prosthodontics and is keen to learn and develop her skills in all areas.

DESISLAVA TONCHEVA
116339 DDM (Plovdiv)

Desi qualified in Bulgaria in 2002. She joined the practice in 2017 covering Rachel’s maternity leave and then stayed with us permanently. Desi has a special interest in endodontics and aesthetic dentistry. In Desi’s spare time she likes to go to the gym and cinema and also enjoys reading. 

JANICE ENGLISH
5425

One of our practice hygienist’s. She qualified in 1998 from Glasgow and joined our team in 2002. Janice was previously a dental nurse with the Royal Air Force. Janice loves helping nervous patients and educating patients on good oral health. She achieves excellent results for her patients suffering from all severities of gum diseases. In Janice’s spare time she loves her holidays and being a football mum. Janice also loves spending time with her new addition to the family, her golden retriever puppy, Archie.

JULIE SARAH FALLOW
3699

Another one of our practice hygienist’s. She qualified in 1989 and joined the practice in 2003. Julie is passionate about dental hygiene and achieves excellent results with her patients. Julie is also a clinical hypnotherapist registered with the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis. She practices clinical hypnotherapy at the Glasgow Drug and Crisis Centre and also at Marie Curie Hospice in Glasgow. She has recently opened her own private clinic in Glasgow’s West End and also provides this service in practice.

LISA MURRAY
191887

Lisa is our dental and hygiene therapist. She qualified in 2010 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Therapy from Edinburgh and was previously a dental nurse at Belhaven. Lisa has a keen interest in working with patients who have advanced gum disease and working with children. Lisa very much enjoys helping to build patients’ confidence and also guiding them to achieve and maintain excellent oral health. In Lisa’s spare time she has a love for fashion.

LYNNE STEPHEN
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Lynne is a fully qualified and experienced Dentist who qualified from Glasgow with Rachel in 2007. She has a special interest in facial aesthetics and performs facial and lip fillers and wrinkle-reducing treatments. She has a portfolio of patients from across Lanarkshire and Glasgow.

DENTAL NURSES

MAUREEN PATTISON
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Maureen has been a part of the Belhaven team for over 30 years. Maureen often works alongside our vocational trainee dentist due to her wealth of experience. In Maureen’s spare time she likes to spend time with her family and her dog Oscar.

ADELE CORR
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Adele qualified in 2006 and has been part of the Belhaven team for over 30 years. Adele is our dedicated Childsmile nurse and often works alongside the vocational trainee dentist. In her spare time Adele is a busy mum and cat lover.

SHANICE GETCHELL
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Shanice qualified in 2010 from Coatbridge College. She joined our Belhaven Team in 2009 on placement from college and has been with us ever since. Shanice works on both reception and in surgery. Shanice has a keen interest in makeup and nails and in her spare time enjoys spending time with friends and family and her dog Mylo.

KATE MCKELVIE
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Kate qualified in 2011 following her training with NHS Lanarkshire and joined our team in 2015. Kate works on both reception and in surgery. In Kate’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and family. She also enjoys boxing and attending her personal trainer.

AMY HOPKINSON
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Amy qualified from Coatbridge College in 2010 and joined our team in 2016. Amy works between reception and in surgery. Amy is well known in the practice for her laugh and singing along to any 80s classic. In her spare time Amy likes to spend time with family, bake and attend concerts.

JENNIFER MORE
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Jennifer is our newly qualified nurse. She joined our team in 2015 and started her dental nurse training through the Mentor Programme. There is never a dull day with Jennifer as she likes to keep us all entertained at Belhaven. In Jennifer’s spare time she likes to go to the gym and going out with friends and family.

CLAIRE FINNAN
Trainee Dental Nurse

Claire recently joined our practice in 2018 as a trainee dental nurse and will be achieving her dental nurse qualification through the Mentor Programme. Claire works alongside both our dentists and hygienists. In her spare time Claire is a busy mum and enjoys traveling and visiting new countries.

LORNA KELLY

Lorna has the very important role of Bookkeeper in the practice and has worked with us for almost 2 years now. She is a dedicated ‘Glam – ma’ (glamourous grandma) to her two beautiful grand-daughters when she is not here crunching the numbers.

DENTAL NURSES

MAUREEN PATTISON
139122

Maureen has been a part of the Belhaven team for over 30 years. Maureen often works alongside our vocational trainee dentist due to her wealth of experience. In Maureen’s spare time she likes to spend time with her family and her dog Oscar.

ADELE CORR
139121

Adele qualified in 2006 and has been part of the Belhaven team for over 30 years. Adele is our dedicated Childsmile nurse and often works alongside the vocational trainee dentist. In her spare time Adele is a busy mum and cat lover.

SHANICE GETCHELL
204338

Shanice qualified in 2010 from Coatbridge College. She joined our Belhaven Team in 2009 on placement from college and has been with us ever since. Shanice works on both reception and in surgery. Shanice has a keen interest in makeup and nails and in her spare time enjoys spending time with friends and family and her dog Mylo.

KATE MCKELVIE
226773

Kate qualified in 2011 following her training with NHS Lanarkshire and joined our team in 2015. Kate works on both reception and in surgery. In Kate’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and family. She also enjoys boxing and attending her personal trainer.

AMY HOPKINSON
203149

Amy qualified from Coatbridge College in 2010 and joined our team in 2016. Amy works between reception and in surgery. Amy is well known in the practice for her laugh and singing along to any 80s classic. In her spare time Amy likes to spend time with family, bake and attend concerts.

JENNIFER MORE
276713

Jennifer is our newly qualified nurse. She joined our team in 2015 and started her dental nurse training through the Mentor Programme. There is never a dull day with Jennifer as she likes to keep us all entertained at Belhaven. In Jennifer’s spare time she likes to go to the gym and going out with friends and family.

CLAIRE FINNAN
Trainee Dental Nurse

Claire recently joined our practice in 2018 as a trainee dental nurse and will be achieving her dental nurse qualification through the Mentor Programme. Claire works alongside both our dentists and hygienists. In her spare time Claire is a busy mum and enjoys traveling and visiting new countries.

LORNA KELLY

Lorna has the very important role of Bookkeeper in the practice and has worked with us for almost 2 years now. She is a dedicated ‘Glam – ma’ (glamourous grandma) to her two beautiful grand-daughters when she is not here crunching the numbers.