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Our highly trained team at Smile Design dental practice Perth

The Smile Design Team has exceptionally high levels of patient care & practice standards.

Charles Turner BDS MFDS RCPS(Glasg) MDTFEd
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.

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. 

Qualifications include:

  • Batchelor of Arts (Health Studies) degree “Challenges in Healthcare” including health psychology, health promotion, alcohol and drug studies, specialist provision, healthcare working partnerships and global health issues.
  • NEBDN National Certificate in Dental Nursing
  • NEBDN Dental Radiology Certificate 
  • NHS Cleanliness Champions (infection control)  
  • The Award in Education and Training 

In her spare time, Alison volunteers as local learning and development coordinator for an organisation supporting children and young people in Scotland 

Cheryl McLaren

Cheryl joined Smile Design as our Receptionist in 2017, having worked in the Customer Service and Hotel industry for over 13 years.

Eva Dewar

Eva joined Smile Design in 2018 and is currently studying for the SVQ in Dental Nursing. Eva has worked in the health and fitness industry for over 10 years, and in her spare time enjoys health related activities and spending time with her family and dog.

Joanne Eccles

Joanne originally worked at Smile Design as a Vocational Trainee 8 years ago, and has recently returned from Canada to work with us again for a short period.

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You’ll find us at The Old Bank, 11 Main Street, Bridgend, Perth PH2 7HD
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Last Updated on: 02/10/2016