Meet the team

At Bothwell Dental & Implant Clinic our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.


Raymond Murphy

Raymond Murphy

Dental Practitioner
BDS (GLAS) 1985, MJDFRCS (ENG) 2009
GDC No. 60004

Raymond was born and brought up in nearby Hamilton and graduated in dentistry from Glasgow University in 1985 with distinction passes in Medical Chemistry and Dental Technology and Materials Science.

After 7 years in practice Raymond set up the Village Dental Surgery in 1993 with one dental nurse.

Bothwell Dental & Implant Clinic now employs 14 members of staff and provides a comprehensive dental service.

Raymond has dedicated his career to continuously improving the quality of care he provides to his patients by actively committing to further education and training. He has trained and worked with orthodontic consultants at Glasgow Dental School and Hairmyres Hospital. Having completed recognised implant and cosmetic dentistry programs in England, Raymond now receives referrals from other dentists to provide these services.

He was awarded The Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of The Royal College of Surgeons in 2009.

Raymond is an Invisalign Gold accredited dentist, a member of the Association of Dental Implantology and has access to a network of dental specialists to enable his patients to receive the best possible dental care. He believes that all patients should have the option to choose the dentistry they need to maintain a healthy mouth and attractive smile for life.

Raymond enjoys watching and participating in many sports but the highlight of his week is dragging his aching bones around the 7 a side pitch on a Wednesday night with his fellow football loving veterans.

Kevin Bruce

Kevin Bruce

Dental Practitioner
BDS (GLAS) 1995, FDSRCS (ENG) 1999
GDC No. 70499

Kevin graduated from Glasgow University with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery in 1995. He was awarded the final year prize in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology before commencing a year of postgraduate training in Edinburgh.

From 1996 to 2000 Kevin worked and trained in the hospital based dental speciality of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. His resident postings were in the South West of England in both civilian and mixed civilian/armed force units where as part of a multi-disciplinary team, he treated everything from wisdom teeth removal and broken facial bones to advanced trauma and cancer cases.

In 1999 he gained his Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in England. He left the hospital service in 2000 and worked in general dental practice in both England and his native Scotland. He was a visiting Specialist Doctor of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery based in Torbay Hospital in Devon. In addition to his years of hospital surgery training, He has undertaken extensive postgraduate training throughout Europe and the USA in implant dentistry and its associated procedures.

He combined the need for implant dentistry with the growing demand for smile design based cosmetic dental procedures. To facilitate this type of dentistry, he has undertaken advanced cosmetic dental training with the world-famous New York based cosmetic dentist Dr Larry Rosenthal in both Guys Hospital London and The Rosenthal Institute in New York University in the USA. His skills in implant dentistry are sought after throughout the UK working with dentists in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. He is a senior tutor in implant training at the Dentale Centre in Bristol where over 1000 implants are placed every year.

In 2017 he completed the following Masters University Programmes, Master in Prevention and Management of Esthetic Failures, Universtity of Bern, Switzerland, Master in Regenerative Plastic-Eshetic Periodontal Surgery, University of Bern, Switzerland and took first place in Advance Surgical Master Curriculum in Regenerative Implant Dentistry, University of Szeged, Hungary.

His extensive knowledge and experience in implant and cosmetic dentistry ensures that we can offer our patients a service second to none in Scotland.

Colin Kane

Colin Kane

Dental Practitioner
BDS (GLAS) 2009
GDC No. 177988

Colin graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2009. Since leaving university he has been working in general dental practices and began working in Bothwell Dental & Implant Clinic in February 2018.

Over his many years in practice Colin has become proficient in providing comprehensive dental treatment plans. He has a special interest in advanced restorative and cosmetic dentistry and takes great pride in watching patients grow in confidence as they progress through their treatment.

Colin also enjoys working with anxious and phobic patients. As such, in 2013 he underwent training in the provision of IV sedation and has since logged countless hours restoring smiles using sedation to make patients feel as comfortable as possible.

Always keen to develop and broaden his knowledge and skill set Colin began training in the provision of Facial Aesthetics treatment in 2015 and provides a range of facial rejuvenation treatments to our patients.

Outside of work, Colin enjoys spending time with his family, taking the dogs for walks and is an avid musician.

Myles Gillespie

Myles Gillespie

Dental Practitioner

BDS University of Glasgow 2014
GDC No. 251515

Myles Gillespie joined Bothwell Dental & Implant Clinic in 2023 and has already become popular with patients and colleagues alike. He graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2014 and since then, he has gained invaluable experience and honed his skills both locally and abroad. He practiced dentistry in New Zealand for a couple of years before returning to Scotland to continue his career.

Myles has always been passionate about continuous learning and adaptability in his practice. As such, he has pursued various postgraduate courses to ensure he can provide the most up-to-date and efficient treatment options. He recently completed his post graduate diploma in Endodontics and while he holds a broad scope of dental practice, he has a particular interest in root canal therapy, restorative dentistry and clear aligner orthodontics.

Outside of work Myles likes to spend time with his family and enjoys cooking.

Myles is currently registering new patients and also accepts referrals for clear aligners and complex root canal therapy.

Yvonne Kimbley2

Yvonne Kimbley

Dental Hygienist
BSc (Glasgow) 2013, NEBDN 1998
GDC No. 147552

Yvonne began her career in dentistry in 1995, initially as a nurse but has since gone on to graduate from Glasgow Caledonian University as a Dental Therapist.

Yvonne has worked in many different settings and provides hygiene appointments to patients here at Bothwell Dental Care. She is very focused on prevention and enjoys helping nervous patients overcome their fears.

Anne Mc Intyre

Anne McIntyre

Dental Hygienist
GDC No. 2976

Anne is a registered Dental Hygienist who graduated from Glasgow Dental Hospital in 1985.

She first started her career in dentistry in Canniesburn Hospital within the maxillo-facial department and also worked in the oral medicine department of the Western Infirmary. Anne has been an integral part of Bothwell Dental & Implant Clinic from the beginning and has looked after our patients’ dental health for over 25 years, getting to know families through the generations.

She treats patients sympathetically and in a gentle manner, taking a holistic approach to their care after gaining her LF Hom in Homeopathy in 2003. Her special area of skill and expertise lies in preparing patients oral health prior to dental implant placement and providing post-implant aftercare for on-going implant maintenance.

Anne is also qualified to carry out in-surgery Zoom Tooth Whitening Procedure which gives our patients a same day whiter smile.

Anne was president of Glasgow Dental Hygienist’s Alummni Association and has a keen interest in keeping up with new procedures and protocols.

At home, Anne loves to read and garden and enjoys spending quality time with her daughter and their horses and other animals.

Christine Mc Ewan

Christine McEwan

Practice Manager
GDC No. 245721

Christine first joined Bothwell Dental & Implant Clinic in 2018, as our Treatment Coordinator & Receptionist, before moving into the Practice Manager role in 2021.

Christine began her career in Dentistry in 2010, initially qualifying as a Dental Nurse before undertaking additional courses in Radiography, Oral Health Improvement, Childsmile and Orthodontics. From there, she gained invaluable experience that allowed her to move on to develop her skills in Treatment Coordination and Practice Management.

Christine is dedicated to delivering an exceptional patient journey, and with the support of wonderful colleagues and Clinicians, will ensure every visitor to the practice is made to feel welcome and looked after.

In her spare time, Christine enjoys spending time with her Husband and two children and is always keen to explore new holiday destinations together.

Alana Gordon

Alana Gordon

Senior Dental Nurse/Receptionist
GDC No. 141337

Senior Dental Nurse/Reception SVQ in Oral Health Care (Level 3)

In March 2004 at the age of just 18 Alana joined Bothwell Dental & Implant Clinic as a trainee Dental Nurse. She went on to complete her SVQ in Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing City & Guilds in 2007. Now a Senior Dental Nurse, Alana has always shown great organisation skills and is very much a valued member of our team and also with our patients over the years. She helps to maintain the smooth running of the practice and provides all of our patients with a very warm welcome.

Outside of work Alana is busy being a Full Time Mummy to her three beautiful children, her son Jaxon who was born in 2017 followed by twin girls Marley & Mia in 2018.

Emma Seamark

Emma Seamark

Senior Dental Nurse
GDC No. 171498

Emma qualified as a dental nurse in 2008 and joined the Bothwell family in February 2010. She has been a committed member of the team for almost a decade and has enjoyed building excellent relationships with our patients over the years.

Since joining our team, Emma has gained a vast amount of experience in all aspects of dentistry and is a friendly, familiar face around the practice. She has the benefit of both a hands-on role in the surgery dental nursing and as Senior Dental Nurse where she keeps things running behind the scenes. Emma has a keen interest in dental implant surgery and works alongside our implant surgeon Mr Kevin Bruce ensuring our patients receive the highest care possible.

Outside of work, Emma loves spending time with her family and socializing with friends.

Laura Hamilton

Laura Hamilton

Dental Nurse
GDC No. 192531

Laura qualified as a dental nurse in 2008, gaining her NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing and VRQ Level 3 Dental Nursing City and Guilds. She joined Bothwell Dental & Implant Clinic in December 2009 and as a loyal member of our team has since gained experience in all aspects of dentistry including; dental implants, orthodontics and cosmetic restorative dentistry.

Laura looks after the Health & Safety Procedures within the Practice. She is our Qualified First Aider and Fire Warden making sure we’re all taken care of at work.

When away from work, Laura has a passion for cars, adding a tick to her bucket list by completing the Super Car Driving Experience earlier in the year. She is very family orientated and enjoys holidaying with her partner and two step children. She enjoys keeping active with outdoor activities such as walking, quad biking and go karting.

Taylor Mc Millan

Taylor McMillan

Dental Nurse
GDC No. 305374

Taylor joined the Practice in October 2023 and has very easily slot into our Bothwell family! She has become a familiar face to many patients already and her warm and bubbly personality is endearing and infectious.

Taylor began her dental nursing career in 2020, finding her passion for dentistry during her own teeth straightening journey growing up. When she realised how much her confidence grew following a huge smile transformation of her own, she knew she wanted to be part of that journey for others too. She loves to learn and enjoys supporting all Clinicians in the Practice throughout their multiple disciplines. She has a particular interest in cosmetic bonding, implant dentistry and hygiene therapy and aspires to become a Hygiene Therapist in the future.

Rebecca Cowden

Rebecca Cowden

Trainee Dental Nurse

Rebecca joined Bothwell Dental & Implant Clinic in May 2022, where she began her journey of becoming a Qualified Dental Nurse. Rebecca expressed an interest in dentistry from an early age and always aspired to find herself a career within the profession. Rebecca is passionate about helping people. She finds Dental Nursing extremely rewarding and feels a great deal of fulfilment at being able to positively impact our patient’s lives, no matter how big or small. Rebecca is a very popular colleague within our Bothwell Dental team, with her enthusiastic attitude, strong work ethic and friendly manner, you will always be greeted with a smile when you see her around the Practice.

In her spare time, Rebecca loves socialising with friends and travelling with her twin sister.

Rebecca is on track to complete her Qualification in 2024 and plans to continue her professional development in Implant Dentistry and Oral Surgery.

Gemma Clark

Gemma Clark

Treatment Coordinator
GDC No. 282205

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