family dental healthcare

Our Team

Here at Smile Design we see it as our mission to help you keep your teeth healthy and beautiful for life. Our friendly team of dentists and dental nurses offer regular dental check-ups and dental hygiene.

Charles Turner

GDC No - 60104

Charlie Turner gained his Degree in dentistry from Dundee University in 1985. He is very experienced in both general and cosmetic dentistry, and his passion for continuing training and technological advancement mean that he has been involved in training younger qualified dentists for many years. Dr Turner is a Continuing Professional Development Advisor for the East of Scotland, a National Dental Audit Reviewer and Advanced Mentor for NHS Education for Scotland.

He is also a member of many Dental Associations, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and serves on the Tayside Area Dental Advisory Committee and the Dental Education, Training and Professional Development Board of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow.

Natalie Walker

GDC No - 264033

Natalie joined Smile Design in 2020. She qualified BDS (Hons) from Dundee University in 2016 after undertaking her post-graduate vocational training in Coupar Angus. Previous to this, Natalie also qualified BSc (Hons) in Zoology, again at Dundee University.

Natalie has also worked in the Public Dental Service and Dundee Dental Hospital before working in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy. Natalie gained her MFDS RCPS (Glasg) in 2019. Outside of dentistry, Natalie runs a small-holding, keeping a dog, chickens, sheep and horses.

Jackie Turner

GDC No - 136125

Jackie qualified in Dental Nursing in 1991 studying in Edinburgh. She has since qualified for Extended Duties in Childsmile and Impression taking. For the past 23 years or so Jackie has taken a more managerial role in various Dental Practices.

She has also worked for a couple of years as a Clinical Coordinator for one of the World’s leading Dental Implant companies. Jackie took a few years off in 1995 to start a family and returned to work in 2002 to help establish Smile Design.

Alison McKenzie

GDC No - 142599

Alison initially trained as a dental nurse with Smile Design in 2005; she completed her training in 2007 and registered as a dental care professional with the General Dental Council in 2008. Alison has worked in a variety of dental environments in Perth, including NHS/Private and Orthodontics. 

Rachael Elliott

GDC No - 279815

Rachael qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2018, passing her SVQ Level 3 and a Professional Development Award in Dental Nursing. In order to further her knowledge, Rachael went on to complete her HNC in Oral Health Sciences. Rachael has worked in both NHS and Private practices and particularly enjoys cosmetic dentistry. Following a short career break in 2021, Rachael joined the team at Smile Design as a full time Dental Nurse in 2022. In her free time Rachael enjoys socialising with friends, travelling and walking.

Katie Harvey

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Katie recently joined Smile Design.  She is undergoing training within the practice to become a qualified dental nurse.  Outside of work Katie enjoys paddle boarding and other outdoor pursuits.