Hilton Glasgow, G3 8HT
26 April 2019

Clinician of the year

Nominees for this award will have shown an exceptional level of commitment to patient care. They should be inspirational leaders who regularly go the extra mile for their patients and colleagues. We want to hear about people who have made a real difference to their patients, their teams, their colleagues and dental practice.

Dentist of the Year

This category is open to any dentist working in primary or secondary care, the Public Dental Service, or for a Health Board in any substantive role. This includes principal, associate, consultant, dental teacher or salaried practitioner.

Hygienist/Dental Therapist of the Year

This category is open to any hygienist or dental therapist working in any area of dental practice.

Self-nominations are not accepted for these awards.

And the winner is…

Clinician of the Year and General Practice of the Year Principal, Fraser McDonald with Scottish Dental Sales Manager, Ann Craib

Fraser McDonald, Principal, Shawlands Cross Dental Practice, Glasgow

The shortlist

  • Lisa Currie, Partner, The Orthodontic Clinic, Aberdeen
  • Michael Tang, Practice Owner, Kalyani Dental Lounge, Glasgow
  • Mike Gow, Dentist, The Berkeley Clinic, Glasgow
  • Fraser McDonald, Principal, Shawlands Cross Dental Practice, Glasgow
  • Lina Petrauskyte, Principal, Dental Bees, Castle Douglas
  • Duncan Black, Dentist, Halo Dental Clinic, Clyde Munro, Glasgow
  • Vikram Kavi, Principle, Thistle Dental, Aberdeen
  • Annibale Coia, Dentist, Coia & Associates, Glasgow
  • Richard Alexander, Clinician, Greenlaw Dental Care, Paisley
  • Philip Byrne, Dentist, Erskine Dental, Renfrewshire.


  • Thank you for making the Scottish Dental Show a massive success!

    Thank you to everyone who attended the record-breaking Scottish Dental Show 2019. Once again, Scotland’s biggest dental event smashed all previous records and was voted a huge success by visitors, exhibitors, nominees and award-winners.

  • Shortlist announced

    The Scottish Dental awards will return to the Glasgow Hilton on Friday 26 April, with award-winning comedian Fred MacAulay hosting and music by Glasgow-based DJ group Pretty Ugly Club, this black-tie gala event is not to be missed. Tickets for the Awards Dinner can be purchased by contacting Ann Craib at ann@sdshow.co.uk or 0141 560 3021.

  • Workshops

    Our education programme covers various eCPD topics, the workshops are small hands-on style talks each able to seat around than 20 attendees. See the listings below for more information and to book, with 27 talks across nine sessions and three rooms there is an experience for the whole team.

  • Exhibitor: AWB Textiles

  • Exhibitor: Dentsply Sirona

    At Dentsply Sirona, we are focused on empowering dental professionals to provide better, safer, faster dental care. We work with them to envision what‘s possible, then provide innovative solutions to achieve it. Education and support help move each procedure forward, ensuring the benefits of our innovations are realised.