Meet the Team

Dr Ali Bilgrami (Principal Dentist)     GDC No: 83097

Ali opened the practice in 2010 to provide a much needed service to the East Lothian area. He has vast experience in all aspects of dental care with particular interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Ali also has a special interest in implants and carries out this treatment within the practice. He knows all too well the difference a nice smile can make and works hard to ensure his patients take care of their teeth and are proud of their smile.

Dr Beng Cheah (Associate Dentist)     GDC No: 58366

Beng has a vast amount of experience in dentistry, both practice and hospital based. Her priorities are patient care and education regarding oral health.  Prevention of disease is important to Beng and she will provide information and guidance on how to best look after your teeth. 

Dr Valery Zampella (Associate Dentist)     GDC No: 266878

Valery enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is continually updating her skills. She is particularly known for her gentle and caring approach and will ensure all her patients receive the highest level of dental care in a welcoming environment.

Dr Catriona Ross (Associate Dentist)     GDC No: 257616

Catriona’s experience lies within the practice setting. She enjoys all aspects of her role, particularly preventative and restorative dentistry. Catriona enjoys meeting nervous patients and helping them overcome their fears.

Dr Michaela Laverty (Associate Dentist)     GDC No: 258037


Sharleen Doherty (Dental Nurse)     GDC No: 243432

Sharleen enjoys her role and loves the patient interaction that working as a dental nurse brings.  Patient care is indeed her top priority and she won’t hesitate to give her hand should you ever need it.

Jenny Sandie (Extended Duty Dental Nurse) GDC No: 254020

Jenny is an experienced nurse and her number one priority is patient care. She will go above and beyond to ensure this. She has a specific interest in Oral Health and has qualified in extended duties regarding advice and fluoride application for children (Childsmile).

Arin Divers (Dental Nurse) GDC No: 265955

Arin qualified through the Edinburgh Dental Institute in 2016. She enjoys more complex treatment and is currently gaining more experience in Implant Nursing within the practice.

Corrie Paton (Dental Nurse) GDC No: 275744

Corrie is an enthusiastic nurse who enjoys all aspects of her role, particularly restorative dentistry and infection control. She is planning to undertake further training to enhance her knowledge and skills.

Jo Robertson (Dental Nurse) GDC No: 280787

Jo joined us straight from school and has proven to be an excellent addition to our team. She particularly enjoys restorative dentistry and supporting nervous patients. 

Kirsten Battison (Dental Nurse) GDC No: 265982

Kirsten qualified in 2016 having completed the NEBDN qualification through Edinburgh College. She enjoys cosmetic treatments and has experience in many areas including implants. She is keen to broaden her skills and is hoping to become another one of our Childsmile nurses.

Amy Callaghan (Practice Manager) GDC No: 259838

Amy is qualified in both Management and Dental Nursing. Her aim is to ensure that our excellent standards are continually maintained and that the practice runs smoothly. She is always happy to answer any questions you may have.