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- Bus: bus routes to Dumbarton Town Centre.
- Train: to Dumbarton Central then 5 minutes
- Car: large free car park in front of the practice.
The practice is situated 2 minutes walk from Dumbarton town centre
overlooking the River Leven.
The dental practice has been a thriving business in its current
location since 1992. It was formerly owned and managed by Bobby
and Patricia Craig. Bobby retired in October 2006 and the practice
was bought by Ghyll McCallum. Ghyll has worked hard to modernise
the practice since then to accommodate the increase in patient numbers,
incorporating a variety of improved and upgraded facilities for
both patients and staff.
Recent refurbishments include:
- a larger waiting room and reception area
- a dedicated decontamination unit for brand new sterilisation
processing of instruments and equipment
- a fifth surgery
- a larger staff room
- a disabled access toilet
Dentist, Hygienist and Staff numbers have also increased. There
are currently five dentists and two hygienists working in the practice
with an experienced support staff of 8 dental nurses and receptionists.
Levengrove Dental Care is committed to providing high quality dental
treatment to all of its patients. We happily accept new NHS patients
and carry out private treatment on request. All the dentists are
experienced in many aspects of dental treatment and we have an excellent
support network of other dental specialists who offer orthodontic,
implant and sedation treatment.
Ghyll McCallum BDS FDS RCPS :: Principal Dental Surgeon
GDC Reg no 66480
Before settling in Dumbarton Ghyll worked in a variety of
hospital and specialist centres after qualifying from Edinburgh
Dental School in 1991 and achieving the Fellowship of the
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1995.
He enjoys all aspects of dentistry but has a special interest
in cosmetics, dentures and anti-snoring appliances (the mandibular
advancement splint). Ghyll has also been a post graduate trainer
in General Dental Practice for several years. He volunteered
as a dentist treating athletes at the Commonwealth Games in
Glasgow 2014 and now works in the medical team covering dental
trauma for the Glasgow Warriors Rugby team.
Alison MacDonald BDS :: Associate
GDC Reg no 83152
Alison graduated from Glasgow Dental Hospital & School
in 2004. She has gained vast experience working in General
Dental Practice in the Glasgow area since then combining this
with intense post graduate training. Since joining Levengrove
Dental Care in August 2008, Alison has thrived in the new
environment and thoroughly enjoyed working with such a motivated
Jaclyn Gilliland :: Associate
GDC Reg no 152096
Jaclyn joined the practice in May 2012 to cover Alison's
maternity leave having orginally qualified from Glasgow in
2008. She has a varied and very useful background including
anxiety management and paediatric dentistry. This complements
the general practice that she has worked in for several years
whilst completing further postgraduate training. She has really
enjoyed working with the close knit team at Levengrove. Out
of surgery hours Jaclyn is an expert on the badminton court
having previously represented Scotland and she loves the outdoors
- rain or shine!
Laura Bryce :: Associate
GDC Reg no 177000
Laura graduated from Glasgow Dental Hospital and School
in 2009 with honours. Following graduation she has spent several
years in postgraduate training achieving a Membership of the
Faculty of Dental Surgeons and a post graduate Diploma in
Conscious Sedation. She enjoys all aspects of her work but
has developed a special interest in Oral Surgery and Sedation.
Laura splits the week between Levengrove Dental Care and Glasgow
Dental Hospital where she works as a Specialty Dentist in
Oral Surgery. In her spare time Laura enjoys wine, food and
socialising. She is delighted to feel part of the team at
Levengrove Dental Care and thanks the staff and patients for
making her feel welcome.
Barry Fraser :: Associate
GDC Reg no 191086
Barry has been with the practice since 2012. He graduated
in 2010 from the University of Glasgow and has since gained
his membership to the Faculty of Dental Surgeons, and has
spent recent years honing his skills in general dental practice,
community dentistry, and oral & maxillofacial surgery.
He is currently working on a diploma in implant dentistry
with the aim of mentoring other dentists through implant training.
He is also trained in CFast orthodontics. Out with dentistry
Barry is a keen sportsman. He plays tennis, golf and football
(albeit not very well), usually followed by a beer afterwards.
Michelle Corbett :: Therapist
GDC Reg no 178684
Michelle may be a familiar face to some having worked as
dental nurse within the practice a number of years ago. Despite
looking about 16 she is now fully qualified with a BSc in
Oral Health Sciences from Dundee Dental Hospital & School
in 2009 and has returned to work as the practice therapist.
Her role within the practice is to carry out various treatments
including scaling and polishing, adult restorations and all
treatments for children. Michelle particularly enjoys, and
thrives in the treatment of children and has a special interest
in periodontology. In her spare time she goes to a variety
of keep fit classes but she promises not to have her patients
doing pilates and yoga!
Jenny Payne :: Therapist
GDC Reg no 178 683
Jenny originally comes from Fife and studied Oral Health
Science at Dundee Dental School qualifying with a Bsc in 2009.
She is very keen on further study and attends post Graduate
on a regular basis. Her special interests are restorations,
periodontology and children's dentistry. In her other life
Jenny’s hobbies are going to live music concerts, body
combat and dance classes and she takes an active part in raising
money for charity.
Levengrove Dental Care
27 Woodyard Road
Tel: 01389 732522