Hilton Glasgow, G3 8HT
26 April 2019

Trainer of the Year

This award recognises the trainers who promote the highest standards of dental training, safeguard patient care and safety and go the extra mile for their trainees. In association with the Faculty of Dental Training, we are looking for those individuals who create a positive learning environment for their trainees whatever the discipline or career stage. If they are involved with training in any capacity, we want to know why they should be recognised.

This award is for anyone in any area of dentistry who has training responsibilities.

Please supply as many testimonials from as many sources as possible including colleagues, staff and students to give us the most rounded picture as possible.

Self-nominations are not accepted for this award.

And the winner is…

Gordon with presenter, Sarah Manton of the Faculty of Dental Trainers

Gordon McGovern, Dentist/Trainer, Aviemore Dental Practice

The shortlist

  • Gordon McGovern, Dentist/Trainer, Aviemore Dental Practice
  • Jennifer Lowe, Trainer, New College Lanarkshire
  • Wendy Chandrachud, Primary Care Specialist in Oral Surgery, Langlees Dental Clinic (Falkirk).
  • Mentor Training Centre


  • 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.