Mr Richard LyonsBDS (University of Edinburgh) Scotland. UK) 1988

Mr Richard Lyons is originally from Gourock, on the Clyde, and graduated from Edinburgh University, Scotland, UK (Bachelor of Dental Surgey) in June 1988. He has spent 24 years in general dental practice. The first 12 years was spent in a number of practices in Staffordshire, Cheshire, North Derbyshire and Greater Manchester before taking over the practice in Castle Douglas from Mr Grieve in March 2000. He took the bold move away from most adult NHS dental care in 2005 to be able to concentrate more on greater quality and preventive dental care. In the little spare time he has, Richard enjoys golf, curling, lawn bowls and spending time with his family. (See here for more details)
GDC Number: 63358
Hazel Lyons
Practice Manager

Hazel Lyons, Practice Manager, originally from North Derbyshire, comes from a business background having helped run her family laundry business since in her teens. Hazel also ran her own hairdressing salon for ten years. She is married to Richard and they have two daughters. In her spare time she enjoys walking the family dogs and swimming. (See here for more details)
GDC Number: 105266
Penny McLatchieCEB Dip Dent Hygiene 1999 (Dundee Dental Hospital, Scotland. UK)

Penny joined the King Street Dental team in June 2007 as a Dental Hygienist; she qualified in December 1999 after studying at Dundee Dental School. Born and brought up in Lockerbie, Penny enjoys the outdoors, especially horse riding and walking her two miniature Jack Russells. (See here for more details)
GDC Number: 5572
Tania MitchellCEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1989 (Edinburgh Dental School, Scotland. UK)

Tania Mitchell joined the King Street Dental Practice in February 2007 as a Dental Hygienist. Tania gained her hygiene certificate from Edinburgh Dental School (Scotland. UK) in June 1989. Born in Dumfries and now living in Glenluce, she enjoys helping on the farm and caring for her two active sons. (See here for more details)
GDC Number: 3733
Jennifer NeilNVQ (level 3) Dental Nursing 2012

Jennifer Neil joined the practice in October 2010 and is one of our fully qualified Dental Nurses, passing her NVQ Level 3 in dental nursing, awarded by the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (United Kingdom) in 2012. She enjoys dancing and shopping. (see here for further details)
GDC Number: 237224
Michelle StewartNVQ (level 3) Dental Nursing NVQ (level 3) Dental Nursing 2010

GDC Number: 187525
Jayne CunninghamNVQ (level 3) Dental Nursing 2008

Jayne has returned to the practice on a part time basis, following a short break after having her second child.

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GDC Number: 147658

All our clinical staff are fully qualified and registered with the General Dental Council (GDC).

Registration with the GDC ensures they adhere to GDC standards and ongoing professional development.

General Dental Council
37 Wimpole Street

Opening times

Mon:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Tue:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Wed:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Thu:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Fri:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Sat:By arrangement