Preventive dentistry and the long term dental and oral health of patients is the primary concern of this friendly and family oriented team. Their clinic is located at the Patrick Bridge Street in Glasgow’s West End. NHS care is available at the clinic only for children. The clinic has strict cross infection measures in place for the safety of patients. Services at the clinic include examinations and hygiene services, general and routine dental care, cosmetic smile makeovers and fitting sports mouth guards and anti snoring appliances.
Annibale Coia graduated from the University of Glasgow with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 1983, following further studies in dentistry, Annibale obtained the Membership of General Dental Surgery (MGDS) from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow in 2007. Annibale took over the practice in 1991 from Mr Stewart Henderson and has combined his time as practice owner and principle with working as a Dental Vocational Training Adviser with NHS Education for Scotland. Outside of dentistry Annibale enjoys exploring his Italian heritage and speaking the Italian language along with sailing and short distance running.
GDC Number 57894ScotlandBDS Glasgow 1983DGDP (UK) 1996MGDS RCPS Glasgow 2007
Anna Lang our associate dentist joined the practice in 2006 bringing considerable experience of working in both hospital and general practice settings. She graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Dundee. In 2001 as part of her Masters in Dental Primary Care at Glasgow University, Anna gained considerable experience of advanced restorative techniques. From her study towards the Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Anna covered topics such as health & safety and infection control, contributing to our safely managed practice. Currently Anna teaches at Glasgow Dental Hospital and has been involved in writing National Standards within dentistry.
Marie our hygienist graduated from Glasgow Dental School of Hygiene in 1982 and has accumulated extensive clinical experience. Marie is passionate about helping patients achieve their optimum oral health. Marie regularly attends postgraduate courses and seminars on a variety of topics relating to Preventative Dentistry and Periodontology.
GDC Number 2441ScotlandCEB Certificate in Dental Hygiene 1982
Rachel joined our practice in 2007 as a trainee dental nurse and attained her NVQ in Dental Nursing in 2009. Rachel has recently become the basic Life Support Trainer and Facilitator for our practice. Rachel is working through the “Cleanliness Champion” programme of infection control and decontamination ensuring that the practice maintains the very highest of cleanliness standards.
GDC Number 185269ScotlandNVQ L3 & VRQ L3 in Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2008
Caroline Coghlan joined our practice in September 2011 and brings with her many years of dental nursing experience. Caroline passed her National Exam in Dental nursing in 2003. We look forward to having Caroline as part of our team.
GDC Number 138422ScotlandNational Certificate NEBDN 2003
Dani Shaw joined our practice in 2009 as a trainee dental nurse and after a year out for maternity leave, now mum to Leila, has returned part time and is currently working towards the final examination in November, set by the National Examination Board for Dental Nurses.
Amy Savage joined our practice in August 2011 as a Dental Nurse in Training and will shortly be enrolling on her Diploma in Dental Nursing course facilitated by NHS Education for Scotland.