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.
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.
Meet the dentists
Dr Julie Burke: GDC: 71144
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.
Dr Nial Balloch: GDC: 209858
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.
Dr Jamie Kerr: GDC: 209936
Jamie graduated from the University of Glasgow and has continually developed his skills in order to become a highly skilled cosmetic dentist. He has a particular interest in both implant dentistry and oral surgery and has gained membership to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners, completing his post-graduate Diploma in Restorative Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, after completing a further 2 years of studying. He has also been awarded the post-graduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry from The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Dr Morven McCauley: GDC:191080
Morven has also graduated from her post-graduate qualification in implant surgery with Smiletube and Scottish Centre of Excellence in Dentistry, and is providing implant placements at Dentistry on the Clyde. Morven likes to provide flapless, surgical guided implant placement where possible, to provide a minimally invasive process for the patient where possible.
Precise restorative and prosthetic planning is a key feature of all Morven’s comprehensive cosmetic cases. Implementing the latest technology from digital smile design, iTero, and Realguide implant planning software, to work backwards from the end result to ensure predictable, functional and aesthetic restorations.
Dr Gerard Skeffington: GDC: 83305
Gerry graduated in 2004 from the University of Dundee. He has worked in both general practice and also in the hospital in the Oral and Maxillo-Facial surgery department. With his experience he grew into becoming an implant and cosmetic dentist with the majority of his time focused on implant placement, cosmetic smile design cases and oral rehabilitation.
Dr Nikolaos Vourakis: GDC: 268460
Nik has been a practicing dental surgeon since 2005 after graduating from the prestigious Military Academy Medical School at the University of Thessaloniki, Greece.For 2 years undertook training at Oral and Maxillofacial Department in 401 Military Hospital in Athens. As a military dental surgeon, he then went on to serve as a team leader in a field hospital in Afghanistan from 2006-2007 -an experience which shaped his commitment and dedication to his chosen field.He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Oral Implantology from Ethnikon Kapodistriakon University of Athens and a Master of Science Degree(MSc) in Oral Implantology from Goethe University of Frankfurt Germany.
Dr Sebastian Mylchreest: GDC: 257912
Seb graduated from the University of Dundee with distinction. He then worked in Dundee for a number of years building his skills and finding that his passions are for helping nervous patients, high quality dentistry and the latest digital techniques.
He is currently working through a 2 year postgraduate diploma in restorative dentistry with the Faculty of General Dental Practice in London (FGDP UK).
Further, he is placing and restoring dental implants. His main areas of interest are dental implants, smile makeovers and minimally invasive dentistry, to give patients back the ability to eat and smile like they used to.
Dr John Paul Delaney: GDC: 244170
John Paul graduated from the University of Glasgow and has since gone on to develop his skills through various courses and gaining his Membership of Joint Dental Faculties from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in London. He has a keen interest in aesthetic and restorative dentistry, providing cosmetic orthodontic treatments.
David Adam: GDC: 85400
My name is David Adam and I am one of the dentists here at St Andrews Dental Care. I graduated from The University of Glasgow in 2005 with a Commendation. I returned to Fife to work in general practice and during this time, I spent 11 years as a trainer and mentor to newly graduated dentists.
Although I enjoy all aspects of general practice, I have developed a special interest in endodontics (root canal treatment) and have spent 7 years working as an endodontist carrying out more difficult treatments on referral from general practices across Fife.
I am excited to have joined the team in St Andrews in January 2022 where I will be carrying out endodontic treatments for the other dentists.
Outside of work, I enjoy playing guitar, DIY and spend most of my time with my family.
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
- Links Dental Practice 101-103 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT
- North Bridge Dental, 41 North Bridge Street, Hawick, TD9 9PX
- Nethergate Dental Practice, 86 Nethergate, Dundee DD1 4EL
- The Hollies Dental Practice, 143 Alexandra Parade, Dunoon PA23 8AW
- Lismore House Dental, Lismore Street, Carlisle CA1 2AH
Our Reason For Being Here “To Provide The Highest Standards Of Care And Service To Improve The Life Of The People We Interact With.”