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*Pain Free Dentist Gourock

Our mission is to deliver pain free dentistry to the people of Gourock

PAIN FREE DENTIST GOUROCK

Our *Pain Free Certified Team

Our Pain Free Certified Team

Nial Balloch

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Our Pain Free Certified Team

Morven McCauley

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Our Pain Free Certified Team

Ross Trayner

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Our Pain Free Certified Team

Thurga

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    Meet your *Pain Free Dentists

    Nial Balloch

    *Pain Free Dentist. GDC No. 209858
    Dentistry On The Clyde | Meet The Pain Free Team

    Outside of work Nial enjoys travelling and is a sports fan, in particular watching and playing football. Occasionally he can be found on a golf course, but is very much the definition of a ‘fair-weather golfer. Nial enjoys spending time getting to know patients enabling trust to be built, in order to help them achieve healthy, beautiful smiles, in a relaxed and caring, pain free environment…

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    Morven McCauley

    *Pain Free Dentist. GDC No. 191080
    Dentistry On The Clyde | Meet The Pain Free Team

    Morven graduated from the University of Glasgow and spent a few years working in NHS practices in Glasgow before making the leap to live in Australia. Following four years working in a private practice in Melbourne, Morven returned to Scotland to apply the high-quality skills she acquired during her chapter there. Creating those ‘wow’ transformations for patients is what drives Morven’s passion…

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    Ross Trayner

    *Pain Free Dentist. GDC No. 277208
    Dentistry On The Clyde | Meet The Pain Free Team

    Ross graduated from the University of Glasgow and joined the team at Dentistry on the Clyde in 2019. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry but has a particular interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry. He has a special passion for cosmetic tooth alignment with invisible braces and composite bonding smile makeovers…

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    Who I Am, What I Do And What I Can Do For You

    Nial Talks About His Masters Degree In Root Treatments

    Meet Your Dentist Ross, Who Used To Be A Physiotherapist!

    Meet the *Pain Free support team

    Thurgajini Srikaran

    Dental Therapist GDC No. 284014
    Dentistry On The Clyde | Meet The Pain Free Team

    Thurga graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with a Merit in 2019. Since then she has developed her knowledge and skills by attending several courses nationally, webinars and reading literature. This is to ensure her patients are receiving the most up to date advice as well as the highest standards of treatment using the latest technologies…

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    Lauren

    Smile Advisor
    Dentistry On The Clyde | Meet The Pain Free Team

    Hi, I’m Lauren and I am one of the Smile Advisors here at Dentistry on The Clyde. I have been working within the Pain Free Group for over four years, my main qualification is in dental nursing, with over 10 years experience. My first job within the group was working as an implant dental nurse in one of our other practices before being given the role as Smile Advisor.

    I have had training in implants, sedation and Invisalign. At home I enjoy spending time with my partner and our cat Luna, but I do also love going out for food and cocktails.

    If you are thinking about changing your smile you can arrange a FREE consultation where we can:

    1. Address your concerns and desires
    2. Discuss treatment options available to you
    3. See before & after photos plus patient testimonials
    4. Offer of Interest free finance options
    5. Opportunity to book your clinical assessment

    Donna

    Dental Nurse
    Dentistry On The Clyde | Meet The Pain Free Team

    Hi my name is Donna and I have been qualified as a dental nurse for over 20 years.

    I have worked at Dentistry On The Clyde for more than 16 years.

    I split my time between surgery and reception and I am also trained in sedation and implants.

    The best part I like about my time in surgery is seeing patients with their new smile makeovers and pain free experience. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with family and socialising with friends.

    Yvonne

    Dental Nurse
    Dentistry On The Clyde | Meet The Pain Free Team

    Hi my name is Yvonne and I have worked at Dentistry on The Clyde for over 20 years. I work mainly with Morven one of our pain free dentists carrying out all treatments, but my favourite would be sedation, dental implants and smile makeovers.

    The best part of my job is seeing the end results of smile makeovers!! I absolutely love to see the joy, happiness and the tears on our patients’ faces when they see their new smile for the first time.

    In my free time I love going on weekends away and taking my son to swimming training/competitions and football.

    Liz

    Dental Receptionist
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    Hi my name is Liz, and I have worked here in Gourock for the past 16 years. I enjoy meeting and chatting to different people and also trying to put them at ease.

    I enjoy spending time with my three grandchildren and I am looking forward to my son’s new addition arriving in July.

    Sarah

    Dental Receptionist
    Dentistry On The Clyde | Meet The Pain Free Team

    Hi I’m Sarah. I am a new receptionist at Dentistry on the Clyde.

    I have really enjoyed my new position so far. Everyone at the practice has been so helpful and welcoming.

    Outside of work I enjoy volunteering at the 1st Gourock Scout group running the Beaver Scout section. I run weekly sessions, days away and occasionally a camp or two whilst helping them earn as many badges as possible. I love my role as Beaver Leader and I have a great group of Beavers to plan lots of activities for.

    Karis

    Dental Receptionist
    Karis
    Hi my name is Karis. I’m a new receptionist at Dentistry on the Clyde.

    I enjoy working with the public and meeting new people. My previous role was within the Royal Bank of Scotland supporting people’s finances and everyday worries and I’m excited to help make new patients feel at ease and enjoy their new smile experience.

    Outside of work I enjoy spending my free time with friends and family, trying new places to eat and going to the cinema.

    Ready to
    transform
    your smile?

    Discover more about how Dentistry On The Clyde can help to transform your smile and your confidence. Request a Complimentary Consultation with one of our Smile Advisors today

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    5.0
    Based on 464 reviews
    Love this dentist. Staff, dentists and hygienists are very friendly and always explain everything to you. I attended today and as always very professional. Thank you to my dentist and hygienist and everyone who helped me today.
    James E.
    James E.
    From the minute I walked in the receptionists made me feel welcome. The place felt modern and the equipment seemed to be more advanced than I’d experienced before. Nial was amazing and throughout my treatment was professional and explained everything. When they say pain free it really is pain free including the hygienist. It’s the first time in long time I’m not conscious about my smile as I feel so much better. It was a great move to here and I’d and have recommend to my friends and family. Thanks
    Iain M.
    Iain M.
    A big huge thank you to Ross you have been fantastic. I have been terrified by dentist my whole life and coming to this practice has eased all my fears.I can’t believe I’m saying this but it was an amazing experience and I would recommend this practice. Claire smith
    claire S.
    claire S.
    I cannot thank Morven and the team enough. So welcoming and assuring with a clear plan to meet your smile goals. My experience from start to finish has been enjoyable and delighted with the outcome !! I'm now planning goal number two.I strongly recommend this friendly and professional team.See you soon William
    William M.
    William M.
    Been to many dentists over the years in the UK, one really good one in North London (Parsno) But easily the best I've known is Dentistry on the Clyde. Highly professional and engaging....can't recommend them highly enough.
    Bernard S.
    Bernard S.
    My visit was for an overall assessment of the extensive work required to improve my dental health/ appearance.Nile and the team were punctual, thorough and reassuring. The atmosphere was relaxed and calming.Nile explored all options and fully appaised me as to the options/ alternative costs.
    Susan T.
    Susan T.
    Had a filling on a front tooth today, the whole operation was carried out expertly, as usual, and the colour match of the filling with my own teeth was superb.Thank you Niall and Chloe.
    Piper John M.
    Piper John M.
    My appointment for a filling, due to receding gums wasn't due until June. But, the nerve pain I was experiencing was incredible, and I can take alot of pain. This was on a different level. I couldn't eat properly nor brush my teeth without the pain radiating all through my mouth and jaws. However, I phoned on the Friday and got an appointment on the Saturday. Morven and her assistant were fantastic. I got a white filling, filling in an area the receding gum. It was pain-free. Absolutely brilliant. Now I can eat without pain, and most importantly, brush my teeth!
    JACQUELINE W.
    JACQUELINE W.
    Excellent experience! Ross clearly described every step of the process, left me to think about it and was there every step of the way. Can’t thank him and the team highly enough.
    Christine R.
    Christine R.
    I was very nervous about my appointment, but I can not praise all staff enough for making me feel at ease, very welcoming, easy to chat too & also I left feeling alot more positive than when I arrived. Highly recommended this practice
    Chelle R.
    Chelle R.
    I have to be brutally honest. I have one major regret with Dr Morven McCauley and Dentistry on the Clyde. My regret is that I didn’t I bite the bullet sooner and just go ahead and pay the price and solve my teething problems. Morven’s implants have changed my life. They have brough back a confident smile to my happy face and have made wining and dining with my wife, family, and friends a joy again. Morven’s implants and expert dentistry have also impacted my social and business life for the better. Why did I wait so long to do the right thing? I also appreciated the ease of the whole experience. Morven and her staff were warm, caring, and helpful and I loved the state-of-the-art technology. I really appreciated being able to see, and have explained, the exact condition of my teeth and bone structure etc. Nothing was left to chance, no guesswork, just skill and precision using the latest technology. It’s so wonderful just to get on with life again without a second thought about smiling and eating.
    BRENDAN M.
    BRENDAN M.
    Fantastic results with Invisalign, absolutely delighted with my new smile and the whole process was painless and hassle-free thanks to the friendly, professional team. Would recommend highly.
    Linsey A.
    Linsey A.
    Niall has completed transformed my smile and confidence.Been with the practice for years now and would not fault them one but only hype them up to family and friends looking for treatments.Thanks all!
    Chloe M.
    Chloe M.
    Stuart WilsonDentistry on the Clyde – Review 20.2.24Now in my 70th year and with my top teeth failing I feared I was heading for the dreaded full denture. Thankfully I was very fortunate to be referred to Dentistry on the Clyde.There I met with my wonderful Smile Advisor, Chloe who explored my options with me.Subsequently I met with Dr Morven McCauley who specialises in implantology. Instinctively I felt a very reassuring confidence from Morven, I was very sure I was now in the presence of dentistry excellence. Certainly I was not mistaken and thanks to Morven and her team I now have a wonderful new ceramic upper arch fitted onto six implants.All the staff I met at the practice were brilliant, Smile advisor, Chloe, Dental Nurse, Yvonne, Hygienist, Thurga and all the reception staff.Of course, leading this great team is the very wonderful Dr Morven McCauley, whom in my humble opinion is simply the very best dentist I have ever met, I truly believe she is a real ‘Superstar’ in the world of dentistry. All my treatment was completely pain free and I looked forward to each visit.If you are looking for a top dental practice, please look no further. Without reservation I would highly recommend Dentistry on The Clyde.
    Stuart W.
    Stuart W.
    All the staff at Dentistry on the Clyde are lovely. The process for teeth whitening was really straightforward and the results were fabulous. Thanks to Dr Ross and all the team.
    marie C.
    marie C.
    The professionalism is great. From begining of process , throughout staff are great and friendly putting you at ease and are happy to help with any issues. A great experience making you comfortable in a dentist’s chair . Highly recommend
    Victoria B.
    Victoria B.
    Dentistry on the Clyde has been a life changer.Originally apprehensive about booking an appointment due negative experiences in the past with my previous dentist, I was quickly put at ease with my dentist, Jack.Jack has been excellent throughout my appointments. He communicated clearly and was very understanding throughout. My hygienist, Thurga, was also excellent - again giving me tips on how I can better look after my teeth.Throughout my time with DOTC, my appointments were scheduled well in advanced and I was able to work my appointments around my career. My teeth are now the best they have ever been and I am no longer apprehensive about going to the dentist. I would highly recommend this dentistry!
    Jack B.
    Jack B.
    From the very start I was made to feel at home, everyone was very friendly and welcoming. Throughout my visits I met Jack, Thurga and Chloe who all gave excellent service and would highly recommend. Very happy with my treatment and plan to return in future.
    Kieran K.
    Kieran K.
    Spent an hour with Ross & Chloe having my brace fitted. Very caring & extremely professional. I hardly know I’m wearing the brace and am very glad I decided to go ahead. I would deliver recommend Dentistry on the Clyde!
    Diane G.
    Diane G.
    I was super anxious about going to the dentist after a wee while of not going but I was made to feel so welcome by everyone there. Shout out to Jack who made me feel super comfortable throughout the whole procedure. Everything was pain free from start to finish! Thank you so much ☺️
    Molly A.
    Molly A.
    I can't recommend Dentistry on The Clyde enough! I'm delighted with my new bridge and onlay - thanks Jack. Everything was explained really well and all my questions answered. Every member of staff I've dealt with have been friendly and professional. It's an excellent dental practice and I wouldn't consider going anywhere else. And yes, it was pain free!
    Karen W.
    Karen W.
    I have just completed a 6 month journey with Nial and the dentistry on the clyde team.From the very first consultation appointment, I felt comfortable and had trust in the team.All appointments are at a relaxed pace with all details explained well explained.The treatment itself, was made as comfortable as possible and again at a relaxed pace.It definitely shows the team are highly qualified and genuinely care for you and your teeth. :D
    Lou R.
    Lou R.
    The treatment is 100% pain free. The professionalism is fantastic. The staff are brilliant, they care about you. For the first time in my life I’m am comfortable in a dentist’s chair. Well done and thanks. ❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏
    Steven R.
    Steven R.
    So happy that I chose this to be my dentist, I have had an amazing experience throughout my treatments so far. Jack did an incredible job on my teeth, and am extremely happy with the outcome. It has been easy and painless from start to finish.Thank you Jack and Rachel for your time and effort, and thank you to the lovely reception staff who are always so helpful. 🤩
    Laura J.
    Laura J.
    Have used this dentistry for a few years now. Always pain free and yesterday was no exception. Filling (and patient lol), dealt with expertly by dental therapist...cannot recommend this practice highly enough!
    James K.
    James K.
    Friendly, helpful service. Reassuring as well, I'm a really nervous patient so it helps me a lot. Plus my dentist, Morven, is great and dental nurse Yvonne is always friendly and chatty. The crippling fear that I had of the dentist has now disappeared, hopefully for good.
    Stacey R.
    Stacey R.
    I saw this Dental practice online and after having some problems with a broken tooth booked an appointment.I was given an initial assessment to see what treatment may be required and advised of costs , treatment schedule and what to expect . Staff are friendly and put you at ease.My treatment by Ross was carried out quickly and proffesionally , pain-free. As well as having the initial problem fixed I opted for Whitening and additional cosmetic work . I am very happy with the end result which is more than I could have wished for .
    Audrey O.
    Audrey O.
    Best experience I've ever had at the dentist. I had implants fitted and it certainly was pain free. I am now denture free after 40 years! And can smile with confidence.
    William T.
    William T.
    Excellent practice and I am so pleased with the results from my treatment!Everyone in the practice is so pleasant and make it such a relaxed environment. I felt as though I was popping in for some beauty treatments and definitely left with a boost to my confidence.I was surprised at how easy it was to get booked in for appointments at short notice, including late evenings and weekends meaning I didn’t need to take time off work.Big thanks to my smile advisor Chloe, my hygienist Thurga and my dentist Ross for my smile makeover.
    Alison W.
    Alison W.
    Professional and friendly as ever. Always make you feel comfortable and welcome. The team are thorough and you know they have your best interest at heart. Fantastic all round.
    Bryan M.
    Bryan M.
    This is by far best dentist I have ever been to every member of staff treats you amazing and as for the dentist Jack is a genius remarkable how with all the work I had done i felt nothing its was more like going to the cinema thanks for giving me the confidence and smile back would highly recommend if looking for dentist look no further take a bow jack and your staff if I could give more stars I would never forget what you've did for me 😁👏👏👏
    David G.
    David G.
    I had a 1st class experience at Dentistry on the Clyde. From initial consultation with the team to Ross designing and giving me the smile I wanted, exactly. There is a great team of staff there and that made the whole process smooth. They've somehow made going to the dentist easy. Exceptional.
    Darren S.
    Darren S.
    I have just completed my Invisalign journey with Nial and the results are better than I ever imagined .. Nial always made sure I was 100% happy through out the journey. I cannot thank Nial enough for giving me such perfect straight teeth. Nial has given me the confidence that I have always wanted when showing my teeth. I would highly recommend Dentistry on the Clyde. I can’t stop smiling!!! 😃
    Gemma M.
    Gemma M.
    I started my journey just over a year ago, I was referred to Nial by Chloe. From the very 1st appointment I felt welcomed & valued. I was very well advised by Nial with the treatment I was going to receive to achieve my perfect smile. 1st step was invisalign, this was very easy to manoeuvre and the scanning & app process is so handy, you always have your dentist on hand for any queries. Once my teeth were straight I started the whitening process, having very sensitive teeth this had to be adapted to suit my needs which again Nial helped with amazingly! Lastly was the bonding, I was really worried about this part due to how sensitive my teeth were Nial advised an anesthetic to completely numb my mouth. (I am terrified of needles so was extremely nervous) I did not feel a thing and I am SO glad this is the route Nial advised to go down, it really was pain free. Nial also advised to get some composite edge bonding on my bottom teeth at the very start of the process but after the straightening & whitening I didn’t need it & I agree! This really shows he is about his clients needs over the money they might pay. Really happy with the outcome of my teeth & I am so much more confident within myself. Thank you so much to Nial & his team, I was not the easiest of clients but you guys made me feel so welcome. If you are thinking of getting bonding just do it!
    Amy M.
    Amy M.
    Massive thank you to Ross and the team! I am absolutely delighted with the service I received from day one. The treatment was completely pain free, and Ross was very informative and helpful throughout the entire process this past year.Thank you again Ross and DOTC - I'll be recommending this place to everyone!
    Maria C.
    Maria C.
    Very welcoming, professional, caring, not been to dentist for 26 years had a bad experience, i dont like needles, my hygienest said i would not feel a thing and she was right, not scared of dentists now, would highly recommend 😁
    Diane R.
    Diane R.
    Couldn’t have asked for a better experience with Dentistry on the Clyde over the last couple years. The whole team are so friendly and professional and have made going to the dentist now a whole different experience to when I was growing up, I only wish I’d went to them sooner. I had high speed braces and teeth whitening that have grown my confidence completely and now I absolutely love to smile any chance I get! Special shoutout to my dentist Nial - such a nice, professional guy and an absolute credit to the team. Thanks for everything guys 😊
    Lauren N.
    Lauren N.
    I had to get an emergency appointment due to toothache .. and was offered an appointment within a few hours. They really understand patients needs and put a personal touch on all communications. Can't rate them highly enough!
    David R.
    David R.
    I had a lot of issues with my root canal that my previous dentist wasn't able to fix. Nial is awesome, from the first appointment he was positive that we can save my tooth and so far all the appointments are going as expected and pain free
    Vi P.
    Vi P.
    I don't think I have ever met someone who can calm a very nervous patient like myself than what Jade can do. She is worth her weight in gold. Had a 2 hour appointment today and her calmness and ability to put me at ease was unlike anything I have experienced before. She is a true credit to your team. Thank you Jade!
    Stef
    Stef
    I am always made to feel so comfortable and welcome in the practice! A 10/10 service is always guaranteed in all aspects, thank you Laura, Liz & Nial!
    Stephanie P.
    Stephanie P.
    Friendly and professional staff throughout the whole practice. Ross is amazing! He really listened to what I wanted and made me feel comfortable. The whole process was completely pain free! I am absolutely over the moon with my new smile, I can’t stop smiling!
    Nicole K.
    Nicole K.
    Excellent practice! Highly recommended. All staff are very kind, accommodating and easily approachable. Great atmosphere in the practice and always look forward to appointments. Great approach to patient / client centred care. Can't thank the team enough.
    WONKY
    WONKY
    Had an appointment with Ross during the week who took the time to explain all the processes and payment plans in relation to my upcoming treatment. The full team at Dentistry on the Clyde are very friendly and professional and make you feel at ease upon attending appointments. Would highly recommend!
    Kirsty B.
    Kirsty B.
    Amazing results, shocked is a understatement when I seen the results and that was me missing days heer and there not doing it everyday and still the results were brilliant.Highly recommended.
    Graeme B.
    Graeme B.
    Great practice, clinical & personal skills are outstanding and the surroundings are lovely and comfortable. I'm a very anxious patient and I always feel safe & cared for here.
    No N.
    No N.
    Had a fantastic experience with Ross at Dentistry on the Clyde. Went through Invisalign treatment and I am over the moon with the results. Every step of the process was easy and pain free!
    rachel
    rachel
    Very professional, everything was explained to me, Im not fan of dentist but i was reassured it was going to be ok and it was, I was asked several times are you ok, even when i could feel the clamp getting put on and more anesthetic put in, still patient, wee extra touch lip balm applied a my lips where cracked, so pleased I contacted and carried on with my 1st of 2 treatments
    Karen M.
    Karen M.
    The reception staff are so nice. Always with a lovely welcome. They are always on top of things, from sorting appointments or payment plans, nothing is ever a bother for them. Ross and Jennifer have been so patient and professional while they were getting me through my treatments. I can't thank them enough.
    Heather C.
    Heather C.
    Amazing dental treatment. Had my hygienist appointment today with Thurga. So lovely and professional and the treatment was totally pain-free. Can’t recommend her highly enough
    Helen D.
    Helen D.
    It took me a long time to face going to the dentist to sort my teeth. I had been very insecure about my smile and it did have a significant impact on my confidence over the years. Right from the beginning I was made to feel welcome by everyone I met in the practice. Ross (my dentist) took the time to explain how he could help and what was involved. I always found Ross to be honest and upfront about any part of the treatment. My final smile took a tad longer than we had anticipated however, this was due to the professionalism shown and Ross not wishing for his work to be less than 100% perfect. I am so glad I finally faced my fear and got this done, and I can't thank you enough :-)
    Leeanne M.
    Leeanne M.
    Very professional, friendly staff who make you feel at ease as soon as you go in. Being very nervous of the dentist everything is explained to me step by step and they take their time with you also. Got work done last week and didn't feel a thing which was a relief and getting more work done which isn't worrying me now. I would highly recommend if you have a fear of the dentist
    Claire L.
    Claire L.
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    Dentistry On The Clyde

    Dentistry On The Clyde, 24 Kempock Street, Gourock, PA19 1NA

    Providing *Pain Free Dentistry In Gourock

    Telephone: 0147 577 7478

    Email: info@Dentistryontheclyde.co.uk

    • Monday 9:00am – 8:00pm
    • Tuesday 9:00am – 8:00pm
    • Wednesday 9:00am – 8.00pm
    • Thursday 9:00am – 8.00pm
    • Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
    • Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm