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Dr Kaila Girvan

Surgical and Sedation Dentist

Dr Kaila Girvan Graduated from Glasgow University in 2012 with a Bachelor in Dental Surgery with Honours.

Following graduation Kaila worked between two general dental practices in Drymen and Alexandria before moving on to work in the Public Dental Service where she provided treatment for anxious children under Inhalation Sedation and treatment for the elderly and medically complex. She subsequently then acquired extensive surgical experience as a Senior House Officer working in the Oral and Maxillofacial Department at the Southern General Hospital for almost two years which included rotations in Head and Neck Oncology and Trauma.

Following this Kaila returned to Glasgow Dental Hospital to work in the departments of Oral Surgery and Restorative dentistry. Whilst working at Glasgow Dental Hospital, Kaila provided dental treatment under Local anaesthetic and Intravenous Conscious Sedation. Her time was also shared between the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley and Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow where she provided treatment under General Anaesthetic.

Kaila joined our team in 2016 and has provided an Oral Surgery service in Glasgow and Edinburgh during this time. She currently provides treatment under Local anaesthetic and Conscious Sedation for child and adult patients in our Edinburgh clinic Monday to Thursday. She is a dedicated member of our team and commutes from Glasgow daily to see patients in Edinburgh. Her primary interest lies in the specialty of Oral Surgery and she has a particular interest in Intravenous Conscious Sedation, Dental Implants and the treatment of anxious patients.

In 2014 Kaila obtained membership of The Faculty of Dental Surgery at The Royal College of Surgeons of Glasgow. In 2016 she qualified in the practice of Intravenous Conscious Sedation in Manchester. Since 2017 Kaila has been qualified in the interpretation and reporting of dental CT scans. She is a member of the Royal Odontochirugical Society of Scotland, Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry (SAAD) and the International Team of Implantology (ITI).


In her spare time Kaila enjoys keeping fit, socialising with friends and family and dog walks with her French bulldog Mishka!


Qualification: BDS Glasg 2012, MFDS RCPS (Glasg)

GDC Registration No: 227216