Mrs Ruth Newcombe BDS Msc F ODONT, Sheffield (UK)GDC No 85640
Ruth qualified from Sheffield University in 2005 and joined our team as an Associate,
treating our NHS patients, in November 2017.
Mr Michael Cairns BDS, Queen’s University Belfast (UK) GDC No 277814
Michael qualified from Queen’s University Belfast in 2018, and spent a year with
us for his VT placement. We are lucky that Michael has chosen to stay with us as
an Associate Dentist.
Miss Lauren Cross BDS, Queen’s University Belfast (UK) GDC No 290713
Lauren qualified from Queens University Belfast (2020) and first joined us in September
2020 as a Vocational Trainee. We are delighted that Lauren has stayed on at the Practice
as an Associate, following an extended VT placement.
Alicja qualified in Poland in 1998 and has most recently worked in the Borders, prior
to joining us in December 2022 for Maternity Cover. Having enjoyed her time with
us, Alicja became a permanent Associate at the Practice in November 2023.
NHS Care is a good service that will provide all treatment that is necessary, in
your dentist’s opinion, to protect and maintain good oral health.
The range of NHS treatments available, and fees payable, are set by the Government
and so, at The Eyemouth Dental Practice, we adhere to these rules and regulations.
Some treatments are, therefore, not available on the NHS, for example tooth coloured
fillings on the biting surfaces of back teeth, and other cosmetic treatments.
At your examination appointment, your dentist will:
Carry out a thorough examination of your mouth, teeth and gums
Explain your treatment options and tell you what treatment can be done under the
Make sure you know how much your NHS treatment will cost, and provide you with
an estimate before your treatment starts
What to do if... If you feel you have a dental emergency, you can contact a dentist
by calling 018907 50519 (including evenings and weekends). However, you will not
always need to be seen immediately by a dentist. Please click here first to search
for your symptoms, for further advice.
During working hours we will endeavour to see you within 24 hours. However, times
for emergency appointments are limited throughout the day, so please call the practice
as early in the day as possible. Our team are trained to help determine the urgency
of your emergency, to enable us to get you an appointment time that suits.
Please note that emergency care during weekends will be provided at Coldstream or
Hawick Dental Centres.