About Citrus Dental Care
Our clinical team of NHS Dentists Edinburgh are here to look after all of your dental needs, they have been chosen to be a part of the Citrus team for their experience, skill and commitment to dental health. You will find our team of dentists will listen to your dental concerns and carry out a thorough examination, from here they will offer you a full range of options and choices to secure or improve your dental health.
All our dentists adhere to the strict guidelines governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".
DipDS Athens 2009
GDC No. 187226
Fotis qualified from Athens, Greece in 2009 and after that moved in the UK. Since then, he has continued to widen his knowledge and skills with a variety of professional development courses in implant dentistry, Invisalign and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr Fotis completed a 3-year Masters Degree in dental implants in London as well as various Invisalign training courses. He enjoys placing implants in patients with missing teeth or ill-fitting dentures, with a particular interest in All-on-4 full mouth implant treatments.
He is a serving member of the NHS Lothian Local Dental Committee as well as NHS Lothian Area Dental Executive.
He is committed to providing his patients with the highest standards of dental care using the latest technology and materials available such as digital dentistry and intraoral 3D scanners. He really likes helping phobic patients to overcome their dental phobia and build their confidence. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, kitesurfing and skiing.
Statutory Examination 2008
DDS National Autonomous University of Mexico 1989
GDC No. 172620
Maria is an experienced dentist with a relaxed, calm and reassuring manner. Since her graduation from the National Autonomous University of Mexico in 1989, she has practised in both Mexico and the UK. Having worked on and off for over 30 years, she has amassed a huge amount of working experience in communicating with and caring for patients. Maria enjoys all aspects of dentistry and her areas of interest include adult orthodontics which she has cultivated for the past 8 years. Always keen to foster her skills, she has recently expanded to facial aesthetic treatments.
Maria is bilingual and can speak both English as well as Spanish and is happy to provide care for patients in either language.
BDS University of Dundee 2009
GDC No. 176327
Drew joined the Citrus team in the Summer of 2011 having worked at a busy practice in Dundee for some time. Drew is enthusiastic about dentistry and is keen to get the best results for his patients. Drew is also a full time member of the team at Citrus and is available for appointments Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
BDS University of Glasgow 2006
GDC No. 103190
Iain has been a member of the Citrus Dental Care team for several years. Iain's patients particularly compliment his easy going style and clear explanations of the dental issues they face. Iain joined Citrus and is also a full time team member and offers appointments at Citrus Dental Care Tuesday - Friday
BDS University of Birmingham 2002
GDC No. 80837
Caroline joined the Citrus team in April 2022 having qualified in 2002 in Birmingham, she then worked in general practice in Leeds for 8 years before moving back home to Scotland. Caroline has a friendly, caring and gentle approach and focuses on providing preventative dentistry, educating patients to look after their teeth and gum health. Caroline is committed to her professional development partaking in numerous courses covering restorative dentistry, paediatrics, periodontics and endodontics (root canal treatment). Caroline is available for appointments on Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
GDC No. 288032
Lana graduated from the University of the Highlands, Scotland as a dental therapist and joined the Citrus Dental Team in November to provide extensive dental hygiene and advise to her patients
Lana is very patient focused and is passionate on educating her patients on the importance of maintaining their oral health and particularly enjoys treating patients with periodontal disease and providing preventative and restorative care.
In her personal time, Lana enjoys Zumba, playing chess and watching Ice Hockey.
Lana is fluent in speaking Russian and Ukrainian and volunteered to treat and translate in a dental hospital in Ukraine.
Admin and Nursing Staff
Qualified Dental Nurse
QUAL: National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2012
GDC No. 238941
SQA L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing SQA 2013
GDC No. 247515
SVQ in Dental Nursing at SCQF level 7 SQA 2018
GDC No. 280245
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2020
GDC No. 292058
SSVQ in dental nursing SCQF level 7 SQA 2020
GDC No. 295494
Trainee Dental Nurse
We will listen to your dental problems, as well as clinically assessing them
We will offer you choices and allow you to make the right decisions for your dental health
We will help you achieve the level of dental health and appearance that you aim for
We will do our utmost to provide pain free modern dental care and cosmetic treatments
We will work with our patients to create a comfortable, relaxed and happy environment
We offer kindness and consideration to all patients.
What we expect from you
To arrive for your appointments on time
To provide a minimum of 24 hours notice if you need to cancel an appointment
To pay for fees due for treatment on the day that it is carried out
To attend regular preventative appointments and take care of any work we do for you
To give us the opportunity to address any aspect of our service that you are unhappy with