About Us

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About
Newkirkgate Dental Care

Newkirkgate Dental Care welcomes you to first class dentistry in a relaxed welcoming environment. We go further than other dental practices to ensure you look and feel your best. From general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry, such as teeth whitening, to all the latest preventive advice to help you keep a healthy mouth. If you are a little nervous or scared of visiting the dentist, don’t worry all our team are trained for dental phobia and are happy to discuss your concerns and put your mind at rest. We also provide emergency dental services to registered patients in urgent need of treatment.

Newkirkgate Dental Care Services

We aim to provide the full range of NHS dental treatments as well as private options for teeth whitening,cosmetic treatment,orthodontics and a private option to some NHS treatments where cosmetics are important, eg all ceramic crowns, acrylic and chrome dentures.

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Meet The Team

Every member of the Newkirkgate Clinical team is devoted to ensuring that their skills remain at the forefront of dentistry so we can deliver the best treatments to our patients here in Edinburgh.

All our dentists adhere to the strict guidelines governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".

 
Fotis Bousis
Fotis Bousis

Principal Dentist

DipDS Athens 2009
GDC No. 187226

Fotis qualified from Athens, Greece in 2009 and after that moved in the UK.  Since then he has continued to widen his knowledge and skills with a variety of professional development courses in implant dentistry and root canal treatments.

Dr Fotis completed a 3-year Masters Degree in dental implants in London and is also a serving member of the NHS Lothian Local Dental Committee. He enjoys placing implants in patients with missing teeth or ill-fitting dentures and has a special interest in cosmetic treatments . Fotis is committed to providing his patients with the highest standards of dental care using the latest technology and materials available. He really likes helping phobic patients to overcome their dental phobia and build their confidence. In his spare time, he enjoys running, kite-surfing and going to the gym.

Georgia Giavi
Georgia Giavi

Dentist

DipDS Athens 2008
GDC No. 199933

Georgia qualified from University of Athens, Greece in 2008 and has been working in Scotland for the past 8 years.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and in particular working with children and  helping people overcome their dental phobia.

Georgia has a special interest in Facial Aesthetics like lip enhancement and anti-wrinkle treatments.

Outside work she likes spending time with her family, reading and going to the cinema.

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Dr Naveed Ahmed 

Dentist

BDS Liverpool 2007
GDC No. 209727

Naveed qualified from University of Liverpool and has been working in England for over 10 years and has recently decided to relocate to Scotland with his family. 

Naveed is enthusiastic about dentistry and aims to create a more relaxing and calm experience for his patients. He believes in listening, observing, and treating patient's dental needs according to their individual personal requirements

Naveed is particularly passionate about maintaining patients' gum health and educating his patients with the best techniques to prevent gum disease.

In his free time, Naveed enjoys outdoors hiking and nature photography.

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Laura Toscano

Dentist

DipChD University of Nantes 2018
GDC No. 292458

Dr Toscano qualified from the University of Nantes in France, where she worked in a private practice for 5 years before moving to Scotland where her family is originally from.

Laura is passionate about giving the best care possible to all patients, in a calm and relaxing environment as she makes helping anxious patients overcome their fear of the dentist a priority.

Laura has experience in all fields of dentistry and enjoys all aspects of dental care, especially working with children.

During her spare time, she enjoys Irish dancing, playing the clarinet and hiking.

Admin and Nursing Staff

Stephanie Simpson

Practice Manager

Patricia Szmytkowska

Qualified Dental Nurse
GDC No. 287707
SVQ in Dental Nursing at SCQF level 7 SQA 2020

Anna Trzpis

Qualified Dental Nurse
GDC No. 268847
SQA L3 Dental Nursing & PDA Dental Nursing SQA 2016

Angelika Habrajska

Qualified Dental Nurse

SVQ in Dental Nursing at SCQF level 7 SQA 2021

GDC No. 298013 

Lorna Dalgleish

Qualified Dental Nurse

National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2020

GDC No. 289015 

Edita Staskunaite

Qualified Dental Nurse

SVQ in Dental Nursing at SCQF level 7 SQA 2018

GDC No. 280245

Martyna Mitura

Trainee Dental Nurse

Francesca Auriemma

Trainee Dental Nurse

Lisa Kernachan

Receptionist

Sharon Gibson

Receptionist