Our Practice

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At Magliveras Dental Care you will find

excellent care
friendly team
family atmosphere
where YOU matter
NHS and Private dental treatments

We have been looking after the smiles of Penicuik for 30 years


We have a great team of friendly longstanding dentists and support staff who.....

Our excellent support staff are an essential ingredient in the warm, friendly, relaxed atmosphere in Magliveras Dental Care. Many have been part of the Practice for years and know the patients well.


Dimitris Magliveras: Dip DS, Athens

After graduating from the University of Athens in 1981, Dimitris came to Edinburgh with his young Scottish wife. He joined the practice in Penicuik and was delighted to have the opportunity to buy it in 1989. Since then he has enjoyed developing, upgrading and expanding the practice, responding to the needs of the patients while always providing the very best care within the NHS as well as offering private options. He is proud that Magliveras Dental Care is now widely regarded as the foremost dental practice in Penicuik, attracting patients from a wide area.

Dimitri enjoys regular holidays in Greece sailing and tending his olive trees. In Scotland his spare time is spent playing golf, tennis and cycling..


Sally Keenan: BDS Dundee

Sally graduated from Dundee in 1985 where she was awarded the Dall Medical for excellence in porcelain work. Sally has been with Magliveras Dental Care since 1995 and has continually sought to upgrade her skills by attending post graduate courses. Sally specialises in treating particularly anxious patients and in addition to general dentistry also specialises teeth alignment without braces, anti wrinkle treatments (botox and fillers) snoring cessation and healing migranes.

Sally is a mother of 3 daughters and enjoys sharing her love of skiing and tennis with them.


Ruben Vara Pompa: Lic Ddont, Madrid

Ruben graduated his first degree in medical nursing before deciding that he wanted to become a dentist. He qualified in 2006, and joined Magliveras Dental Care in 2009. Ruben has a special interest in endodontics and teeth alignment.

Ruben loves living in Scotland, enjoys travelling and regularly returns to Spain. He also enjoys reading, the theatre, music and sings in a choir.



Lyz joined the practice part time in 1987. She became full time in January 1991. She enjoys her job and patients (most of them - only joking!). When not working, she enjoys socialising, photography, music and taking long walks with her dogs Lexi and Bo.


Nicola Cooney

Nicola Cooney has been dental nursing for 21 years and joined the practice in 2012. Nicola is kept busy with  daughters but also finds the time to keep fit.

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Jennifer Crosbie

Jennifer Crosbie joined us in 2013. Jenni is one of our Childsmile Nurses, guiding young children in oral health. Jenni lives with her husband and her cocker spaniel. Shen enjoys the cinema, eating out and keeping fit.



Suelynn Tan-Stroud: B.D.S Dundee


Trisha Anderson

Trisha joined in 2006 and ensures smooth running of the practice. Trisha enjoys socialising, travelling and keeping fit.


Karen Lissimore

Karen Lissimore began with Magliveras Dental Care in 2000. Karen and her husband Alan are keen scuba divers and when not enjoying the underwater world of our east coast, head off to various exotic hotspots for divers.






Lauren Macleod