Dentist Referral

Dentist Referral

The Pain Free Dentistry Group own a number of practices across Scotland. Each practice follows the same Pain Free principles and techniques to ensure that all of our patients feel no pain during their treatment.

At all our practices we offer *Pain Free private dentistry for all our patients. We utilise the latest dental technology combined with our ‘Pain Free Promises’ to ensure you get the best possible dental experience.

Your patients can benefit from our treatments such Endodontics and Oral Surgery.

Meet the dentists

Dr Nial Balloch

Dr Nial Balloch


Graduated from University of Glasgow with commendation, and has worked in practices in Lanarkshire & Glasgow, before moving to Dentistry On The Clyde in January 2015.

Nial is also one of the youngest people in the UK who has a Masters degree in Endodontology (Root Canal Treatment). This post graduate degree ensures that patients can have the most advanced knowledge & skills applied to an area of dentistry which typically people are wary of.

Nial hopes that these additional skills will help eliminate the stigma and fear surrounding root canal treatment, thus ensuring patients enjoy the treatment in the most pain-free way.

Dr Julie Burke

Dr Julie Burke

Oral Surgeon

Julie has been carrying out oral surgery procedures since 1997 after graduating from Leeds Dental Hospital in 1995. She has been a registered specialist in oral surgery since 2008 and has been providing sedation for the management anxious patients or those undergoing more complex surgical procedures for over 20 years!

Julie lives in Edinburgh and is married with 2 children who are 2 and 10 years old and has a sausage dog called Bertie. Outside of dentistry Julie loves walking, jogging (slowly) and cycling in the Pentland Hills not far from her home.

Our Promises To You

We all want to do the best for our patients so it is only natural to have concerns when referring patients’ outside of your practice. We make five promises to you to put your mind at ease:

We promise to:

  • Contact your patient as quickly and as efficiently possible.
  • Treat your patient with the utmost care and to the highest clinical standard.
  • Make your life easier by keeping you updated of your patient’s progress. You will not need to chase us.
  • Never to ‘steal’ your patient or carry out any work other than what you have referred your patient for.
  • Always refer your patient back to you.


At the Pain Free Dentistry Group, we have invested in all the latest technology so that we can be sure we are delivering the highest quality treatment. 

Pain Free Dentistry Group
  • Dentistry On The Square. 12 Niddrie Square. Glasgow. G42 8QE
  • Tooth Doctor, 79 Kirkton St, Carluke, Lanarkshire, ML8 4AD
  • Queen’s Drive Dental Practice, 118 Queen’s Drive, Glasgow. G42 8BJ
  • Dentistry On The Clyde, 24 Kempock Street, Gourock. PA19 1NA
  • Dentistry @ No.3 , 3 Comely Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU
  • Cherrybank Dental Spa, Centrum House, 108-114 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 5DQ
  • St Andrews Dental Care, 2 Lockhart Place, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9XB
Our Reason For Being Here “To Provide The Highest Standards Of Care And Service  To Improve The Life Of The People We Interact With.”