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At Fir Tree Dental Care our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.
Find out more about each of our practice team members below.
BDS (Glasgow) 1997
GDC No. 73527
Dr McLellan graduated from Glasgow University in 1997 and joined Fir Tree Dental Care in January 2004. His main focus is general dentistry, although he spent time working at an anxiety clinic at Liverpool Dental Hospital.
Dr McLellan is particularly interested in treating anxious patients and has a friendly chairside manner with his patients.
BDS (Manc) 1989
GDC No. 64875
Ian graduated from Manchester University in 1989 and joined the practice in 2005.
His philosophy is simple- to listen to his patients and provide the dental care they hope to receive.
With a preventative care approach he aims to develop an individual care plan with each of his patients to secure lasting oral health.
Family dental care is a particularly satisfying part of his work as well as continually looking for ways to improve the dental care of his patients.
When not at work you will find him on his bike or exploring the Cumbrian outdoors with his wife and two young children.
BDS (GLAS) 1995, FDSRCS (ENG) 1999
GDC NO. 70499
Kevin graduated from Glasgow University with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery in 1995. He was awarded the final year prize in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology before commencing a year of postgraduate training in Edinburgh.
From 1996 to 2000 Kevin worked and trained in the hospital based dental speciality of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. His resident postings were in the South West of England in both civilian and mixed civilian/armed force units where as part of a multi-disciplinary team, he treated everything from wisdom teeth removal and broken facial bones to advanced trauma and cancer cases.
In 1999 he gained his Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in England. He left the hospital service in 2000 and worked in general dental practice in both England and his native Scotland. He was a visiting Specialist Doctor of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery based in Torbay Hospital in Devon. In addition to his years of hospital surgery training, He has undertaken extensive postgraduate training throughout Europe and the USA in implant dentistry and its associated procedures.
He combined the need for implant dentistry with the growing demand for smile design based cosmetic dental procedures. To facilitate this type of dentistry, he has undertaken advanced cosmetic dental training with the world-famous New York based cosmetic dentist Dr Larry Rosenthal in both Guys Hospital London and The Rosenthal Institute in New York University in the USA. His skills in implant dentistry are sought after throughout the UK working with dentists in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. He is a senior tutor in implant training at the Dentale Centre in Bristol where over 1000 implants are placed every year.
In 2017 he completed the following Masters University Programmes, Master in Prevention and Management of Esthetic Failures, Universtity of Bern, Switzerland, Master in Regenerative Plastic-Eshetic Periodontal Surgery, University of Bern, Switzerland and took first place in Advance Surgical Master Curriculum in Regenerative Implant Dentistry, University of Szeged, Hungary.
His extensive knowledge and experience in implant and cosmetic dentistry ensures that we can offer our patients a service second to none in the area.
Dip Dent Hygiene Lpool 2010, National Certificate NEBDN 2008
GDC No. 155086
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1994
GDC No. 4696
CEB Dip Dent Hygiene Ncle 2004
GDC NO. 5542
Portman Dental Care Awards