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About Queens Drive Dental

Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team
Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team
Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team
Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team
Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team
Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team
Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team
Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team

Our mission is to deliver *pain free dentistry to the people of Glasgow

“A great deal of care was taken to ensure my treatment was completely painless” Patient Review

Every member of the Queens Drive Dental team is devoted to ensuring that their skills and knowledge remain at the forefront of dentistry, so we can deliver the best *pain free dentistry in Glasgow.

Many first-time dentistry patients to Queens Drive are amazed and reassured by our approach. We often have patients tell us that they have a feeling their previous dentist experiences of quick visits for a ‘check-up’ are taking a ‘patch-up’ approach to their mouths, which may not be the best in the long-term. Technology and preventive science have come a long way in dentistry.

Our 5 Painless Promises

  • Painless Promise 1:

    Pain free dentistry or your private treatment visit is free

  • Painless Promise 2:

    You’ll be seen on time or our team will notify you of any short delay

  • Painless Promise 3:
    You’ll receive a full written breakdown of the cost of your treatment
  • Painless Promise 4:
    If you choose to spread the costs, you’ll receive a detailed payment plan
  • Painless Promise 5:
    We provide you with the most cutting-edge dentistry

What’s It Like To Work With Our Team

Our *Pain Free Certified Team

Nial Balloch
Our Pain Free Certified Team

Nial is a Certified Pain Free Dentist Click Here to Verify

Olivia Arthur
Our Pain Free Certified Team

Olivia Arthur is a Certified Pain Free Dentist Click Here to Verify

John Paul Delaney
Our Pain Free Certified Team

John Paul is a Certified Pain Free Dentist Click Here to Verify

Thurgajini Srikaran
Our Pain Free Certified Team

Thurga is a Certified Pain Free Therapist Click Here to Verify

Meet your *Pain Free Dentists & Therapists

John Paul Delaney

John Paul Delaney

*Pain Free Dentist. GDC No. 244170

John Paul graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2013 and has since continued to develop his skills in Implant and Cosmetic Dentistry. He has a particular interest in Implant Dentistry, caring for dentally anxious patients and the treatment and prevention of gum disease…

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Olivia Arthur

Olivia Arthur

*Pain Free Dentist. GDC No. 270465

Olivia Graduated from the University of Glasgow and has spent the past four years developing her clinical skills through highly intensive courses. She has completed a post graduate diploma in Advanced Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry with Tipton Training Academy, and has recently started another post graduate diploma in Implant Dentistry with SmileFast.​..

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Anthony O’keefe

Anthony O’Keefe

*Pain Free Dentist GDC No. 244039

Anthony graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2013. He then completed his vocational training in the south side of Glasgow before becoming an associate in a general practice. He enjoys all areas of restorative dentistry and has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry, especially composite bonding…

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Dr Julie Burke

Dr Julie Burke

Oral Surgeon. GDC No. 71144

Julie has been carrying out oral surgery procedures since 1997 after graduating from Leeds Dental Hospital in 1995. She has been a registered specialist in oral surgery since 2008 and has been providing sedation for the management anxious patients or those undergoing more complex surgical procedures for over 20 years!

Julie lives in Edinburgh and is married with 2 children who are 2 and 10 years old and has a sausage dog called Bertie. Outside of dentistry Julie loves walking, jogging (slowly) and cycling in the Pentland Hills not far from her home.

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Peter O’Keefe

*Pain Free Dentist GDC No. 264286

Peter graduated from University of Glasgow and has worked in dental practices in Glasgow and Falkirk before joining the team at the Pain Free dentistry group.

Peter enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a specific interest in restorative / cosmetic treatments. Using his artistic skills to help improve a patients smile and self- confidence is what he enjoys most about dentistry. Peter strives to provide the highest standard of care while allowing patients to feel as relaxed and at ease as possible during their dental treatment.

Peter has undergone extensive post graduate training throughout the UK in both aesthetics and restorative dentistry and is committed to incorporating the most up-to-date techniques into his daily practice. He is able to provide cosmetic orthodontics and clear aligner treatments using the latest digital technology to ensure predictable treatment outcomes.

Outside of dentistry Peter enjoys spending time with his little girl and is a keen cyclist.

Nial Balloch

Nial Balloch

*Pain Free Dentist. GDC No. 209858

Outside of work Nial enjoys travelling and is a sports fan, in particular watching and playing football. Occasionally he can be found on a golf course, but is very much the definition of a ‘fair-weather golfer.

Nial enjoys spending time getting to know patients enabling trust to be built, in order to help them achieve healthy, beautiful smiles, in a relaxed and caring, pain free environment.

Graduated from University of Glasgow with commendation, and has worked in practices in Lanarkshire and Glasgow, Nial has worked for the Pain Free Group since 2015.

Nial is one of the youngest people in the UK who has a Masters degree in Endodontology (Root Canal Treatment). This post graduate degree ensures that patients can have the most advanced knowledge and skills applied to an area of dentistry which typically people are wary of.

Nial hopes that these additional skills will help eliminate the stigma and fear surrounding root canal treatment, thus ensuring patients enjoy the treatment in the most pain-free way.

As a result of this further training, Nial also accepts referrals from other dentists.

Phyllis Nelson *Dental Hygeinist. GDC No. 3932

Phyllis Nelson

Dental Hygienist. GDC No. 3932

I qualified from Glasgow Dental Hospital in 1990, since then I have been working at Queen’s Drive Dental Practice which I enjoy very much. I have a special interest in non surgical treatment of periodontal disease and the development of oral health within the practice. I have continued to widen my knowledge and skills with a variety of professional development courses….

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Michelle Britton

Michelle Britton

Dental Therapist. GDC No. 123359

I qualified as a Dental Therapist in May 2011 and have worked happily in dental practices since. I currently spread my busy week between five dental practices and very much enjoy my job. I am passionate about working closely with patients to support them in achieving the very best in their oral health.

In my spare time I enjoy keeping active. My favourite activities are running, walking, yoga and more recently found a love for Pilates.

Then of course I love to balance that out by spending time with friends and family over a nice meal and rose wine.


Thurgajini Srikaran

Dental Therapist. GDC No. 284014

My name is Thurga and I’m one of the Dental Therapists at QD. I recently qualified with a merit from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2019.I enjoy all aspects of dentistry particularly treating complex gum disease cases, restoring decayed teeth and helping anxious patients feel at ease during their appointments.

In my spare time, I like to cook and try different recipes and love dancing away.

Meet John Paul & Olivia

Meet the *Pain Free support team

Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team

Emma – Practice Manager

I have been in Dentistry since 2006 and was a qualified Dental Nurse working in Private Dentistry. As a Dental Nurse I completed all 5 Diploma’s in Smile Design provided by CCADS based in America.

Since starting with the Pain Free Group in 2017 as Front of House, I progressed in my career and became Practice Manager at Queens Drive in 2021. I am proud to say that I love my job. The team at Queens Drive are the best I have ever worked with. We all stand by our Team Culture and Values. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my partner Craig & our daughter Gracie. I enjoy reading and lunching with friends.

Jen Jacobs

Jen Jacobs – Treatment Coordinator

I started working in dentistry in 2014. I trained in the Glasgow Dental Hospital for 2 years learning all different aspects for dentistry from NHS, community and private…

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Amber Jones Smile Advisor

Amber Jones – Smile Advisor

I started working in Dentistry in 2016 and started working at the Pain Free Dentistry Group in January 2017. I qualified as a dental nurse in 2017 and started as a dental nurse within our group….

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Sylwia Paszenda Dental Nurse

Sylwia Paszenda Dental Nurse.

GDC No. 138121

I qualified as a Dental Engineer in Poland in 2003. I began working as a dental assistant in Poland in 2004. I came to Scotland in 2006 and became a member of the team at Queen’s Drive Dental Practice. I work in the surgery where I enjoy assisting in providing high quality care for our patients. Out of work I enjoy spending time with my 2 daughters

Karla Montgomery Dental Nurse

Karla Montgomery – Dental Nurse

GDC No. 237072
I have been with the Pain Free Dentistry Group since 2017. I qualified with a NEBDN Diploma in 2011. I really enjoy helping nervous patients get over the fear and anxiety of attending the dentist and assisting in giving them a life changing smile. I am qualified in Sedation and Implants.

I am very outgoing and chatty. In my spare time when I’m not working hard at Queens Drive I love to travel taking in all the culture of new places and spending time with family and friends


Lauren – Dental Nurse

GDC no. 299709
I started at Queens Drive as a Trainee Dental Nurse in 2021 and was supported through my training before qualifying in December 2021 I enjoy being part of a patients journey and seeing the positive impact their new smile has on them! I am always learning and expanding my knowledge doing courses. I have recently completed the Sedation course and I am signed up for the Implant and Phlebotomy course. In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, spending time with family and friends, travelling and going to the gym.

Holly – Dental Nurse

GDC No. 304209
I joined Queens Drive in November 2022. I gained my qualification in 2021. I enjoy every aspect of Dentistry and have learned a lot of new things while being here. I like to help patients feel more confident in their smile! In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, going to new places and trying new cuisines.

Mary – Dental Nurse

GDC No. 303491
I started my Dental Nurse career at Queens Dive in 2021 and have been here ever since. I qualified in 2022 I love helping patients who are unhappy with their smile, working alongside the dentist to give them a dream smile! I am currently training to be a staff nurse and my work here has encouraged that decision. I am a proud dog mum to my 2 pugs, Costa and Bux.

Catriona – Dental Nurse

I am currently training to be a qualified dental nurse. I love Dentistry as being able to help people become more confident with their smile is very rewarding. I am very hardworking and love learning new skills. Being part of a supportive team is my favourite way to work. In my spare time I enjoy going on walks and trying the new and latest coffee shops. I love to spend time with my friends and going to the movies.
Queens Drive Dental Practice | Meet The Queens Drive Dental Team

Fiona – Front of House

I have worked for Queens Drive since 2021. I love my job as I get to meet new people and help with their Dental Journey. In my spare time I enjoy shopping, socialising and spending time with my cat Alfie. I also enjoy listening to music – some of my favourite genres are 80’s and Rat Pack!
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Helen – Front of House

I have worked for the Pain Free Group in several roles over the last 7 years. In my spare time I enjoy attending the gym, going to the local pub and walking my dog Ted. I also enjoy reading books – my favourites are The Stand, To kill a mocking bird and Michelle Obama’s autobiography.

How Does The Team Work At Queens Drive?

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