Jonathan Turnbull provides most of the dental care at this practice. He qualified from Dundee University in 1989. His interests are in comprehensive treatment planning for difficult cases and carrying out all individual treatment phases to do this.
He also enjoys family dentistry and providing care for children. Jonathan is a member of the Joint Dental Faculties of both the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Faculty of General Dental Practitioners, by examination.
He also works part time for NHS Lothian as a Dental Practice Advisor and has had many years as a trainer of new dental graduates in the South East of Scotland dental Vocational Training Scheme
Ailsa is our visiting Oral Surgery Specialist and is a consultant in the Oral Surgery Department at Edinburgh Dental Institute. Ailsa qualified in dentistry from the University of Dundee in 2000. Ailsa carries out surgical treatments in the practice such as implant placement and wisdom teeth extractions.
Karen joined Howard Place practice in 2017 with 20 plus years experience in dental hygiene, which includes tutoring student hygienists. She believes prevention is better than cure. Every patient will be treated with empathy, with a friendly and relaxed manner, but still focusing on dental health. Karen welcomes all patients especially those who are nervous. She will do all in her power to make your experience as pleasant as possible.
Linda qualified from The Defence Dental Services School in 1999 and has since worked worldwide in dental practices and has come back to roost in Edinburgh. She is extremely gentle in her approach and patients can relax knowing they will have a thorough treatment without discomfort. Her treatments involve general dental hygiene and advance periodontal procedures. Her encouragement and enthusiasm ensure patients are well educated and motivated in caring for their dental health.
Angie has been a Dental Nurse in the practice for over 20 years. Her laid back cheerful attitude contributes well to the relaxing atmosphere at Howard Place.
Carolynn has been a Dental Nurse for 25 years. She has a great way with patients and is absolutely committed to the job she loves.
Leah is our newest Dental Nurse. She qualified as a registered dental surgery nurse by being mentored within the practice through Edinburgh College's SVQ qualification. She has remained with the practice since and she is diligent and knowledgeable. She is a calming influence on nervous patients.