The Team

John Moore BDS

GDC Number: 64624

John graduated from Edinburgh University in 1989 and entered into general practice in East Lothian. He also held a position in the Oral Surgery department of Edinburgh Dental Hospital. In 1999 John became a partner at this practice and began its development and expansion into the modern, welcoming and friendly practice it is today.

John’s interests away from work include sport and keeping fit, food and wine, reading and travel.

Fiona Penman BDS

GDC Number: 68875

Fiona qualified from Edinburgh University in 1993.After working in general practice in central Edinburgh she joined Gilmore Dental Practice in 2005 as John’s partner, helping him expand and develop the practice. Fiona has a particular interest in facial aesthetics and after post-graduate training in London can offer a variety of wrinkle reducing treatments.

Fiona enjoys running and has completed a few marathons which she has managed to combine with her love of travelling.

Dr Anthony James BDS

GDC Number: 86088

Dr Anthony James BDS (UCC) MSc AES (KCL) first came to Edinburgh in 2005 following graduation from University Cork College. After completing two years of vocational training he found that he enjoyed living in Edinburgh a great deal, and has been in general dental practice here for the past ten years, becoming well experienced in all areas of dentistry.

During that time he has developed a special interest in aesthetic dentistry and completed a Masters in Aesthetic Dentistry at King’s College London in 2014.

He is a current member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Away from work Anthony enjoys outdoor fitness classes and participating in adventure races. He is an enthusiastic and accomplished player of the piano.


Kate Mooney has a wealth of experience, ensuring a welcoming and efficient service for all our patients.

Dental Surgery Assistants

Lorraine Robertson – GDC 120005
Carol Coyle – GDC 119960
Gema Romero – GDC 262951
May Russell – GDC 127822
Jill Paden – GDC 163223

All our nurses are registered with the General Dental Council and participate in continuing professional development

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