Dr Leanne Branton
BDS, MFDS RCSEd, Qualified from Glasgow University 2003.
Leanne is our practice principal and founder of Southside Dental Care.
Leanne has limited availability for new patients on the Southside Dental Care Membership Plan. For more information click here. Early in her career she spent some of her time in Peru with a Charity called “The Vine Trust” providing dentistry to the local villagers and orphanages. Leanne was also short listed for the 2009 Dentistry Awards for "Best Young Dentist in Scotland". In 2018 she was shortlisted for both "Employer of the year" and "Dentist of the Year" at the Scottish Dental Awards.
Currently Leanne is working to obtain her Diploma in Implantology to allow her the skills and knowledge to take on the more complicated cases.
Leanne is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology and The Royal Odonto-Chirurgical Society of Scotland.
GDC no: 82234
"Dear Leanne, I would like to express my thanks for the excellent work you have done on my Tooth Implant. Your thorough preplanning and confident manner throughout the whole process put me at ease and allayed my initial concerns. The care you took in further check ups following the implant was also much appreciated. Thank you again!"
Leanne's working hours are:
Monday: 8am - 2pm
Tuesday: 8am - 2pm
Wednesday: 8am - 2pm
Thursday 2pm - 8pm
Dr Lucy Sinclair
BDS, Qualified from Dundee University 2001.
Lucy has experience in both NHS & Cosmetic dentistry. Interests include all aspects of restorative dentistry and most recently restoring single tooth implants.
GDC no: 79643
“After several years without being registered with a dentist, I now see Lucy every 6 months. She knows I am always a bit apprehensive and always puts my fears at ease with her friendly and honest approach. I would not hesitate to recommend both Lucy and the Southside Dental Care Practice to friends & family."
Lucys's working hours are:
Tuesday: 8am - 8pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 2pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Dr Eleri Strachan
BDS, MFDS RCSEd, Qualified from Bristol University 2007.
Eleri has experience in both NHS & Cosmetic dentistry. Eleri loves helping people feel more confident about visiting the dentist and making them happier with their smile.
GDC no: 112794
"My high opinion of both the practice & Eleri is the reason I continue to come. She is an excellant practitioner as well as a genuine and courteous person and I have received nothing but exemplary service and treatment here."
Eleri's working hours are:
Monday: 8am - 8pm
Wednesday: 8am - 8pm
Thursday 8am - 2pm
Dr Natalie McCreesh
BDS, Qualified from Glasgow University 2013
Natalie has experience in both NHS and cosmetic
dentistry. Her interests include restorative and minimally invasive dentistry
and creating healthy, beautiful smiles. Natalie is very committed to providing a
high standard of care whilst always ensuring her patients feel relaxed and at
ease in her surgery
GDC no: 243634
"I've always had great care at Southside and today was no different. I mentioned that I hate the noise of drills near my teeth so Natalie turned the radio up during the procedure and it helped so much! Little things like that make going to the dentist so much more pleasant, so thank you!"
Natalie's working hours are:
Monday: 8am - 2pm
Tuesday: 2pm - 8pm
Wednesday: 2pm - 8pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Dr John Clydesdale
BDS (Belf.)2013, MJDF RCSEng MFDS RCSEd DipImpDentRCSEng.
Dr John Clydesdale is a visiting Implant Dentist for Southside Dental Care.
John graduated from Queens University of Belfast, with a distinction in the practice of dentistry in 2001. John then moved to Edinburgh to continue his career and has worked in the Edinburgh area since 2001. Over the years John has pursued an intensive post graduate education completing and passing the required examinations and coursework to become a member of the joint dental faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England as well as a member of the faculty of dental surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Johns main area of interest is implant dentistry and he has completed the Royal College of Surgeons of England implant diploma course, this allows John to provide patients with more complex predictable dental implant treatment.
GDC no: 79601
John's Implant Clinics are every 3rd Tuesday 2pm until 8pm.
Dr Josh Rowley
BDS Dundee 2014,
MFDS RCSEd, Currently
working towards DClinDent with the University of Edinburgh and Membership
(MOrth) in Orthodontics with the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (2019)
is very passionate about providing beautiful, healthy smiles for his patients
and utilises digital technology to present and plan orthodontic treatments. Josh has a strong passion for quality in dentistry and has been
involved in many dental societies such as the British Dental Association (BDA),
the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) and the British Orthodontic
Society (BOS) throughout his years at university and after. Josh also currently
sits on the BACD Young Membership and Communications Committee and is the BACD
regional representative for Edinburgh, responsible for organising educational events helping to shape the future of
cosmetic dentistry in Scotland. Josh was also nominated for Best Young Dentist
at the prestigious Scottish Dental Awards in 2017.Josh enjoys all aspects of clinical dentistry
but in particular enjoys orthodontics (teeth straightening), as it is a minimally
invasive approach to achieving beautiful and functional smiles. Josh is
currently undergoing a Masters degree in Orthodontics at the University of
Edinburgh with the aim of becoming a specialist practitioner in this field. Utilising this experience he can provide
treatments including fixed braces and aligners such as Invisalign.
Josh's Orthodontic Clinics are every Thursday 5pm until 8pm.
Dr Kerri-Lee Clark
BDS BSc (Hons) Aberdeen 2014
Dr Kerri-Lee Clark is our Facial Aesthetics Practitioner - because aging is a fact of life but looking your age is
Kerri-Lee is a fully qualified dental surgeon who has undergone
further training at the London School of Facial Aesthetics in both Beginner and
Advanced courses in the use of Anti-Wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.
Kerri-Lee is unique in that she has also graduated with an Honours degree in
Human Anatomy from the University of Glasgow, where she specialised her Honours
project in the anatomy of the facial nerve. She was later an Anatomy demonstrator
at the University teaching medical & dental students in their Anatomy
classes. Kerri-Lee is not only fully competent in providing safe treatments,
but also has an exceptional eye for detail and will aim to give you both
beautiful and natural results.
Kerri-Lee's Southside Skin Clinic's are every 2nd Tuesday 5pm - 8pm.
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