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The Team At Galashiels

Chris Barrowman

Chris Barrowman

Principal dentist

BDS Dund 2001 | GDC Number: 79642

Since graduating in 2001, Chris has continued to feed his passion for Dentistry. In 2007, he opened the Pitlochry based Infinityblu Dental Care & Implant Clinic as a squat practice, winning multiple practice awards, including Chris himself winning Best Young Dentist in Scotland at the UK Dentistry awards in 2013.

Over the following years, the Pitlochry practice and team has grown the practice from a single dental chair to a three surgery multi-displine practice with 6 dentists, 2 therapists and hygienist.

Following from this, in early 2017, Chris launched, again from start-up, a second two surgery practice, this time in Dunkeld. In March 2018, he purchased two further existing dental practices in Crieff and Auchterarder, and February 2020, purchased an existing dental practice in Alyth near Blairgowrie to bring the total number of practices to 5. Further growth in Infinityblu has been the acquisition of a 3-surgery practice in Duns, Scottish Borders, and a 4-surgery practice in Callander, Stirlingshire.

Infinityblu now employs over 100 team members throughout the 7 practices, with dental care provided by over 20 Dentists, and 5 Hygienists/Dental Therapists.

Chris has developed a customer focused service approach to the dental care at Infinityblu. The aim being to ensure the highest standard of dentistry is provided, that patient's needs are listened to, and that all patients are offered the full range of treatment options to enable them to make an educated decision to the treatment best for the patient.

He has over 20 years’ experience in dental implantology and devotes all his clinical time to offering a full in-house dental implant service over all the practices. Chris has recently shifted his implantology focus onto the revolutionary single day Chrome GUIDED smile system which enables Chris to treat patients by giving them a row of fixed teeth in a SINGLE VISIT, by removing failing teeth, placing a row of implants, and fitting fixed bridgework.

Most recently, Chris has invested substantially in the digital side of dentistry, and introducing a number of CBCT (Cone beam 3D scanning technology) for safer implant planning, digital scanners in multiple practices, and in-house milling units to the Pitlochry practice, enabling the Dentists to offer and fit in-house same day crowns, bridges, veneers and inlays, which can be milled and fitted with incredible accuracy and fit, all in one visit, thereby, eliminating the need for patients to have impressions, temporaries or multiple visits over a period of weeks to have lab work fitted.

Outside work, Chris has a passion in training for ultra-running and triathlons and spending his time with his three children and family.

Alan Purves

Alan Purves

Associate Dentist

GDC: 258242 MPharm (Strathclyde 2006) BDS (Aberdeen 2015)

Alan is originally born in St Andrews in Scotland. Alan qualified as a pharmacist before converting to dentistry with a BDS from the University of Aberdeen, giving him a holistic and systematic approach to treatment that has been enhanced with further postgraduate training.

In 2017, he undertook a year-long post at the well-respected Glasgow Dental Hospital and Paisley’s Royal Alexandria Hospital, where he was mentored by some of the country’s leading specialists in restorative dentistry and gained valuable experience working with nervous patients.

Alan has continued his professional development with highly-regarded and forward-thinking dental specialists from the UK and the United States to ensure his patients benefit from the latest, clinically-proven treatment options.

Alan has over 7 years’ experience in both NHS and private practices in Glasgow, Central Scotland and Galashiels and trains newly qualified dentists on prescribing and medical conditions management for NHS Education For Scotland.

In his spare time, you will find Alan in his local woods on his mountain bike, or camping with his wife Lisa and 6 year old son, Jenson.

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Seb Mylchreest

Dentist

BDS MDFS RCPSG(Glasg) PGCert Rest Dent RCS(Eng).

GDC Number: 257912

My name is Sebastian Mylchreest and I am one of the Dentist’s here at Infinityblu. I grew up in Edinburgh before moving to Dundee for university. Both at school and at university my passions were football and playing a variety of instruments for bands and orchestras. My hobbies now include golf, travelling and keeping our overweight cat on a diet! My parents still live in Edinburgh whilst my sister works in Leeds for a fantastic charity.

After graduating from Dundee university with distinction nearly 10 years ago I worked first in Dundee and recently in St Andrews. I’ve completed the prestigious Postgraduate Certificate in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, gained a certificate in periodontal surgery through Perioacademy and am a member of the Association of Dental Implants and the Faculty of Dental Surgery in Glasgow.

Having worked in a private practice for most of my career and being part of two teams that have won prizes for ‘Best Digital Dental Practice’ in Scotland, my aim is to provide you with the very best that dentistry can offer, in the most comfortable and predictable way, often showing you before we’ve started what the end result will be. All of this is in efforts to keep you firmly in control of your treatment with us.

Testimonials from happy patients:

“I found the whole visit pleasant, professionally excellent and thoroughly to be recommended. I was very impressed by the manner of Sebastian, my dentist, and his ability to relate to my own needs and wishes.”

“Regular patient for many years. Fully endorse excellent high quality patient-oriented service. Latest visit again fulfills, exceeds expectations. I'm a retired medic and can judge the skill with which Seb works. Wouldn't dream of going elsewhere.”

“For someone who quite frankly has a phobia of dentists Sebastian puts you at ease and the (if this is possible) most pain free experience. Highly recommended.”

“Seb made me feel really comfortable and picked up things that no other dentists have previously. He has gone above and beyond so far to help me out with all my dental needs. Would 100% recommend”

Adelle McElrath

Adelle McElrath

Dentist

BDS MJDF RCS (Eng) Pg Cert Clinical Implantology | GDC Number 75819

Adelle graduated from Glasgow University 1999 and has worked in NHS and private practice since, previously being a partner in a large dental practice in Ayrshire before relocating to the Borders.

Adelle achieved the MJDF from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2008 and graduated from Newcastle University in 2015 with Pg Cert Clinical Implantology.

Adelle has completed numerous intensive restorative and aesthetic dentistry courses and brings extensive knowledge and expertise focusing always on exceptional patient care.

However most important to Adelle is patient care, comfort and above anything else - patient experience within the practice. Being qualified and very experienced to deliver sedation, after achieving distinction from Bristol University in 2015, and completing a certificated course in dental hypnosis, Adelle's main and only goal is the comfort and confidence of her patients. She tells all of her patients this and she means it!

Adelle has a great passion for her career and is delighted to join the Infintyblu team . Adelle enjoys postgraduate learning and attends many restorative courses annually , she is also currently working towards Pg Dip Orthodontics and Dental Law and Ethics LLM as well as a Healthcare MBA.

Holly Schofield

Holly Schofield

Associate Dentist

BDS University of Dundee 2016 | GDC No. 264124

Originally from Manchester, but trained in Dundee, I have worked in the Scottish borders since 2016 in general practice as an associate. I enjoy traveling (especially Greece) and good food and looking after my cat Mitsy. I also enjoy being artistic if I have the time, such as painting.

Fraser Callaghan

Fraser Callaghan

Associate Dentist / Endodontist

GDC Number : 154963 | BDS MFDS RCSEd PGDip (Ortho)

Fraser graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2008 with commendation. He then went on to successfully complete his vocational training year in general practice, learning all aspects of both general and cosmetic dentistry, and in 2010 he passed the requisite examinations to become a member of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. In 2015 he became the co-owner of a dental practice in Edinburgh which he ran for 6 years, before deciding to focus solely on clinical work once again.

Having spent many years within the fields of cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics, Fraser developed a love of endodontics (root canal surgery and the management of complex root injuries). He recently commenced further study which will lead to a Masters in Endodontics degree in early 2025. He uses a variety of highly specialised equipment in the practice to carry out high quality endodontic care, including his operating microscope, specialised ultrasonic canal cleaning protocols and a computerised anaesthesia delivery system to ensure his patients are always completely pain free and comfortable.

Fraser has previously held a position as a lecturer and opinion leading dentist for dental materials manufacturer Ivoclar Vivadent as well as being on the editorial board of Dentistry Scotland magazine, and a judge for the Dentistry Scotland Awards. He is also a former trainer of newly qualified dentists for NHS Scotland.

In his spare time Fraser loves the outdoors and enjoys both loch swimming and running. After over 20 years living in Edinburgh and Glasgow he is excited to now be moving to Perthshire to embrace the outdoors life as well as to join the Infinityblu team.

Komathy Mcbay

Komathy Mcbay

Specialist Oral Surgeon

BDS (Malaya) 2005
MFDS RCPS Glasgow
MClinDent (Uni of Edinburgh) Oral Surgery
MSurg Dent RCPS Glasgow

GDC Number 204328

Komathy graduated from University of Malaya in 2005. After 3 years in general dental practice, she pursued Master’s in Clinical Dentistry (Oral Surgery) at University of Edinburgh. Following 3 years of clinical training, she passed MSurgDent which enabled her to register as a specialist in Oral Surgery. Komathy has a wide range of experience, working in dental practices and dental hospitals over the past 17 years.

Komathy has been lucky to join the Infinityblu team providing oral surgery related services and intravenous sedation. Komathy receives both internal and external referrals. At Infinityblu, we work closely to provide best possible care to patients. Following oral surgery treatment, patients are then referred back to their General Dental Practitioners for ongoing care.

Komathy provides dental extractions, surgical extractions, tooth exposure for orthodontic purposes, soft tissue surgery including biopsies, tongue- tie release to name a few. Intravenous sedation is available in house for dental treatment. This is a great alternative for anxious patients.

Outside work, Komathy enjoys rock concerts and baking cakes.

Fiona Watson

Fiona Watson

Dental Nurse

GDC No: 120397

Fiona began her dental career in 2002 as a dental receptionist before training and becoming a qualified dental nurse in 2015.

Outside of work Fiona enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, reading as well as spending time outside waking and wild swimming.

Megan Gentleman

Megan Gentleman

Dental Nurse

GDC No: 312188

Megan started her dental career in August 2021 and is now a fully qualified dental nurse. She is keen to expand her knowledge in dentistry and progress to further qualifications in the future.

Outside of work Megan likes to spend time spoiling her nephew. She also likes socializing with friends and cooking new recipes.

Phoebe Donaldson

Phoebe Donaldson

Dental Nurse

GDC No: 309451

Phoebe gained her SVQ in dental nursing in May 2023. She enjoys all aspects of dental nursing and is excited to progress her career by challenging herself to taking new courses and opportunities.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends, eating out and walking her dog Milo.

Robyn Gibson

Robyn Gibson

Dental Therapist

BSc Oral Health Science with distinction, UHI 2014 | GDC Number: 130398

Robyn started her career as a dental nurse in 2005, gaining her SVQ in dental nursing in 2007 and her radiography certificate in 2009. She went on to train as a dental therapist in Inverness and graduated in 2014. She completed her vocational training year in Duns and was delighted to stay on at the practice afterwards.

Robyn loves her job and has now worked at the Duns practice for over 8 years. Most patients will be used to seeing her for their hygiene appointments, however Robyn also does lots of children's appointments for fissure sealants, fillings, extractions, and you'll most likely be referred to her if you have our "special moments" package of air polishing and tooth whitening.

She lives with her husband Ryan, son Max and cat Remy in Kelso and enjoys reading, Disney trips and seeing her favourite bands live.

Parris Cowan

Parris Cowan

Trainee Dental Nurse

GDC No: Coming Soon

Parris joined Infinityblu at the end of April as a trainee dental nurse. This has always been something she has been interested in perusing. Parris loves learning everyday of all things dental and especially loves meeting patient.

Outside of work Parris enjoyed spending time with her family and walking her dog.

Lynsay Flockhart

Lynsay Flockhart

Practice Manager

GDC: 260900

Lynsay has relocated to Infinityblu Galashiels from our Peebles practice. She received her SCQF level 7 in dental nursing in 2015 going on to obtain my Certificate in Oral Health Education in 2018. Lynsay has previously worked as a treatment coordinator which has given her a vast knowledge of all dental procedures as well as allowing her to train and use 3D scanners.

Lynsay became a practice manager in 2022 in our Peebles Practice and with her relocation to our Galashiels practice, closer to home she is very excited to be working with a new team and meeting many new patients.

Out of work she enjoys spending time with friends & family, going to music gigs & taking long walks with her dog Watson.

Wendy Lindores

Wendy Lindores

Front of House Administrator

My working career started as a Trainee Dental Nurse going onto qualify in these premises then owned by Renney & Rennie.

A career change to the financial sector took me to work in Edinburgh, Fife and back to the Borders.

I have been a receptionist for 17 years. I enjoy the variation of my job, meeting new and existing patients and helping to deliver high quality dental care to a wide range of patients.

In my spare time I love spending time with my family, socialising with friends and walking.

Sophie Skeet

Sophie Skeet

Front of House/Trainee Dental Nurse

I’ve worked as a trainee dental nurse and receptionist for a year and i absolutely love my job. I love taking care of patients and helping people and always making it a friendly experience. In my spare time i like to walk my new puppy and go out for food with my boyfriend.

Victoria Robertson

Victoria Robertson

Front of House

I have had 2 previous jobs in customer service one for B&Q customer service and the other in Boots where I worked mainly in shop floor but also helped in pharmacy. I graduated from Heriot watt university with a fashion degree, I like to go to the gym in my spare time and love spending nights in binging new tv shows.

Julie Cockbill

Julie Cockbill

Integrations and Operations Manager

Foundation Degree Science in Dental Nursing (FDSC) NEBDN 2011 and HNC Oral Health Care – Dental Nursing 2012 | GDC Number: 222683

Julie started dental nursing in 2007 and went on to gain her Dental Nurse qualification in 2011. She thoroughly enjoyed her training, which spurred her on to continue with further education, and she then gained an HNC in Dental Nursing. She is currently one of four students working towards an HND in a pilot scheme at Dundee Dental Education Centre, where she is learning about practice administration too.

Julie joined Infinityblu in July 2016 and has enjoyed becoming part of a team that prioritises patient care and a high standard of dentistry. She became the Practice Manager of our Pitlochry practice in March 2017 and has gained extensive experience in the daily running of the practice.

Julie is a happy, outgoing person and it is these qualities which help to maintain Infinityblu’s friendly, yet professional atmosphere.

Outside work, Julie enjoys running, swimming and socialising with friends and family. She has recently bought her first home which she is currently renovating – which seemed like a good idea at the time! She is also in the midst of planning her wedding, which leaves her with little time for anything else.

Amel S Bannaga

Amel S Bannaga

Marketing Manager

Amel had her bachelor’s degree in marketing and kicked off her professional experience in the telecom industry for 9 years from Risk Management, Brand, Communications and Media to Pricing and Acquisition Management.

Amel moved from Sudan to the UK in mid 2019 and joined Infinityblu Dental Care and Implant Clinic in October 2019 to join the fast pace and growing brand. Most importantly to be part of the team and the friendly environment.

Outside of work Amel enjoys travelling and cultures, fashion designing and arts. And most importantly quality time with family and friends.

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