Our Focus? It’s You!

Here at The Keith Dental Practice, our main focus is on our patients’ needs. We also realise we have a responsibility to continually innovate and educate in order to provide the highest possible of professional dental care.

We work hard together as a team with our monthly staff/dentist meetings. We work hard individually on our postgraduate education to make sure our skills are the very best. We work to the highest clinical governance standard for general practice.

Our Dental Team is regulated by the General Dental Council. A link to their website can be found here.

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Dr Bobes Bascaran

Associate Dentist

Lic Odont Oviedo 2007
GDC Number: 254944

Javier Bobes Bascaran joined our team in 2017. He obtained his dental degree at the University of Oviedo (Spain) and has since completed additional postgraduate qualifications and training in various disciplines such as: Prosthesis and Occlusion, Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD) and Orofacial Pain, snoring, sleep apnoea, Implantology, Cosmetic Dentistry and Orthodontics.
Javier has scientific interests, the principal one being his PhD thesis (University of Oviedo) related to biomechanics in Implant Supported Prosthesis. He has spoken in several meetings of the International Team for Implantology (ITI Iberica), Spanish Society of Prosthesis and Esthetics (SEPES), Spanish Society of Temporomandibular disorders and orofacial Pain (SEDCYDO) and of the Illustrious Dental College of Asturias (CODES).

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Dr Rachel Ross


BDS(hons) University of Dundee 2012

GDC 226982

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Dr Sandhya Somaru


BDS University of Witwatersrand 2005

GDC 282819

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Laura Thomsit

Dental Therapist

BSc Oral Health Sciences with Distinction

GDC 261997

Graduating from The University of the Highlands and Islands, Laura began her career as a Dental Therapist in general practice in Inverness before moving to Moray with her young family in 2023 and joining The Keith Dental Practice. 

Laura is keen to work her full remit offering appointments for restorations, dental hygiene, radiographs, impressions and all aspects of paediatric dentistry. She strives to build the confidence of all the patients in her care and provide them with healthy smiles. 

Out of work Laura enjoys being outdoors, paddle boarding and spending time with her family and friends. 

Mrs Vanessa Naylor - The Keith Dental Practice

Mrs Vanessa Naylor

Dental Hygienist

GDC Number: 5804

Vanessa joined the team as a Dental Hygienist in 2003, she began her career as a Dental Nurse then obtained her Diploma in Dental Hygiene in 2001 from Kings College London.
Vanessa has a wealth of experience and skills in helping you maintain good oral hygiene.

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Erin Jellis

Practice Manager

Erin joined the team as a Dental Nurse in 2013 before progressing to management and achieved her ILM level 4 certificate in Leadership and Management in 2016.

Erin is responsible for the smooth running of the practice and has worked in the dental sector for over 17 years.

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Jenna Murray

Dental Nurse

GDC Number: 161689

Jenna Joined our team in November 2023 and has over 20 years of experience as a Dental Nurse.

After achieving her NVQ Level 3 Oral Health Care: Dental Nursing in May 2003, Jenna has since progressed to obtaining her NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography in 2008 and became a qualified Childsmile nurse in 2010.

Jenna also has experience assisting with more advanced dental procedures such as implants and orthodontics.

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Rachael Glennie

Trainee Dental Nurse

Rachael joined our team in August 2023 and is working towards her Dental Nurse Qualification.

Rachael is very friendly and helps put patients at ease when they visit the practice.