Meet the Team
Lanark Dental care – meet our team
Rich Ellingham – Dentist
BDS (Glasgow), MFDS RCPS Glasgow, MSc, BSc(Hons)
GDC Number: 251461
Rich, brings an array of knowledge to the practice with particular interest in direct composites (White Fillings) and the in-depth treatment of the the often forgotten condition of gum disease (periodontal disease). He has accreditation in aesthetic dentistry from the Fresh Dental Institute, London.
He has particular knowledge in the treatment of tooth wear and clenching/grinding of teeth.
He works closely alongside his colleague Will Davenhill in the provision and restoration of dental implants.
When not in the practice he spends time with his family, riding mountain bikes and being involved with all things automotive.
Will Davenhill – Dentist
GDC Number: 66798
After qualifying in 1991 Will worked for a year in Dumfries before moving to Lanark in August 1992.
He has been here ever since!
Will takes great pride in the high quality of his clinical work. He is friendly and gentle and he always strives to form a good relationship with each patient through respect, listening, and clear friendly communication.
As part of his continuing professional development he enjoys attending educational courses to ensure he can continue to offer the highest level of treatment to his patients.
He has seven years of implant dentistry experience and particularly enjoys this aspect of work.
When he is not working Will enjoys spending time with his three children, riding his bike, cooking, especially baking, and classic cars.
Elena Basley – Dentist
GDC Number: 264276
Elena joins us from her previous practice in Whitburn.
With a softly spoken and gentle manner Elena excels with nervous and anxious patients.
Elena has a keen knowledge of composite restorations (white fillings) and Endodontic (root fillings) techniques.
Currently she undertakes evening clinics on Monday and Thursday.
Fiona Dyer – Dental Hygienist
Dip Dent Hygiene RCS Edin 2002
GDC Number: 6167
Fiona qualified as a dental hygienist in 2002 and has been part of our team since 2008.
She is very popular with our patients because of her friendly and bubbly personality.
GDC Number: 124716
Margaret has been our receptionist since she was 17 and she also helps out in the surgeries when required. She is friendly and helpful and makes all our patients feel at ease when arriving at the surgery.
GDC Number: 256124
Viv is our head nurse, responsible for many areas of running the practice. She has over a decade of experience in dental nursing and now is well versed in implant, periodontal and advance restorative procedures.
GDC Number: 265926
Debbie has been a dental nurse for a number of years. She is fully qualified and has been with us since March 2017. She has a special interest in implants and is our implant treatment co-ordinator. She has a special interest in oral health education and is our childsmile nurse.
GDC Number: 265842
Megan has been a dental nurse since she was 16. She is fully qualified and has been part of our team since August 2017.