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

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 


RDN | Practice Manager

Nicole joined as a nurse in 2018. She has been a dental nurse for 14 years and has a vast knowledge of both clinical and non clinical experience. She was promoted to practice manager in 2018 and now oversees the day-to-day running of the practice to ensure things go as smoothly as possible for all of us.

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

GDC No. 258947

Emma Harvey

RDN | Dental Nurse

Emma is a highly valued member of the team. As head nurse, she is responsible for aiding our clinical members of the team and is committed to expanding her knowledge.

In her spare time, she enjoys walks with her cocker spaniel Bonnie.

GDC No. 258947

Abigail McDermott

RDN | Trainee Dental Nurse

Abigail joined us in January 2020. She is currently studying towards her dental nurse qualification. She is keen and has a pleasant manner towards others.

In her own time, Abigail enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

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.