For out of hours emergencies call NHS24 on 111.

Opening Hours : Mon 9-8pm, Tue to Thur 9-5.15pm, Fri 9-5pm
  Contact : 01506-652135

Infection Control and Decontamination

Effective decontamination and infection control is reliant on each team member knowing what they should do and having the skills to put this knowledge into practice. In-Practice Training The in-practice training session has been developed to help support all NHS practices, in Scotland, in implementing current infection control and decontamination guidance. The training session which […]

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Festive Arrangements

The practice will be closed over the festive season and an emergency out of hours service will be available for dental emergencies and toothache. For details of the out of hours service please call the practice on 01506 652135 or contact NHS 24 on 111 24th December – CLOSED 25th December – CLOSED 26th December […]

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Medics Against Violence Ball

Mr Chandra and Liz recently attended the MAV ball with their partners. Medics against Violence (MAV) is a Scottish Charity founded in 2008 by three Scottish Dental Surgeons, Their aim is the prevention of serious injury and death particularly among the young people of Scotland; they aim to change attitudes to violence in Scotland through education and awareness […]

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Children in Need Fundraising

The staff of Iriston House had a Mad Hair and Face Day to raise much-needed funds for Children In Need. We set up a Justgiving page and raised £70. Mr Chandra kindly donated a hamper which we raffled to raise more funds. Along with donations from our very generous patients, this raised a total of […]

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Welcome to our new dentist’s reception

We recently carried out a patient survey asking patients for their views on our waiting room and reception.  70% of people agreed that the waiting room was welcoming and comfortable but a few commented that they thought the décor was a bit “dated”, therefore we decided to refurbish the waiting area. The flooring was replaced […]

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What is baby bottle tooth decay?

Baby bottle tooth decay is a term used for the damage sugars and other ingredients in some drinks given to babies and young children do to their teeth. What goes in a baby’s bottle can affect the health of their teeth, especially if they hold on to the bottle themselves and sip for long periods of […]

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Teeth Whitening

Do you have a wedding or special occasion coming up? If you are a bride to be you will want to look your very best for your big day. Teeth whitening will enhance your smile and make it brighter for those special photographs.  Teeth whitening is a very popular cosmetic treatment due to the fact […]

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Raising Funds for Blind Children UK

Thanks to our patients who helped raise £55.12 for Blind Children UK by putting money in a collection tin situated in reception. Our dental nurse Tracey is running the 5K Night Charity Fun Run round The Kelpies on 7th November 2015 in aid of SANDS Lothian. Good luck Tracey, your outfit looks fab!

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Childsmile

The Childsmile Practice programme is designed to improve the oral health of children in Scotland from birth by working closely with dental practices. It is being developed to provide a universally accessible child-centred NHS dental service. Our Childsmile nurse is Karen and she has weekly sessions with our pre school and school age patients. This […]

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