Clinical Assistants | Nursing Staff | Radiography Staff
Laboratory Technicians | Receptionists


Clinical Assistants


Nicholas Baker, BDS

Nicholas(Nick) Baker obtained his Bachelor in Dental Surgery(BDS) from The University of Dundee in 1985. Having joined the Royal Navy in 1983, he left in 1991 having attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He immediately entered full-time General Dental Practice. Then, after a short while sharing his time between Mr. Sayegh's Orthodontic practice and General Dental practice, he moved to full-time in Orthodontics sharing his time equally between Mr Sayegh's and Mr. F. Stuart's (Morningside) Orthodontic practices.Nick has been working (now full-time) in Mr. Sayegh’s Orthodontic practice since 1992.

Dr.Jill Florence,BDS(Edin)1979.

Jill qualified BDS in 1979 from Edinburgh University. She then worked as a House Officer in the departments of Orthodontics and Childrens Dentistry at The Royal Dental Hospital in London.

Returning to Edinburgh in 1981 she worked as a Community Clinical Dental Officer for 2 yrs. While raising a family she worked part time in General Practice in Aberdeen,before returning to Edinburgh and joining Mr.Sayegh in his practice restricted to Orthodontics in 1992. Initially based at London Street and now at the Morningside branch of Sayegh & Partners in Edinburgh.

Gail Young B.D.S(Edin)

Gail graduated from Edinburgh Dental Hospital and School in June 1982. After graduating she worked in a general dental Practice for 6 months. She then returned to work at the Edinburgh Dental Hospital as a House Officer in Oral surgery, then paediatric dentistry and then into periodontics and orthodontics. She progressed form a junior House Officer to acting Registrar. From there Gail moved onto working for the community Dental Service in West Lothian, where she stayed for 14 years until 1998. Gail joined S.Y. Sayegh Orthodontics that year and is still there to this date.

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Nursing Staff


The nursing staff is comprised of all registered dental nurses with great experience in dealing with orthodontic patients, dedicated to provide the best care for you when you are in one of our dental chairs and even when you are not!

They are mostly trained to provide radiographs of you so you do not have to go to another centre to obtain your radiographs and also cutting down your waiting time in the waiting room having to wait for that busy doctor to find time to take your x-rays.

They are also fully trained to give you oral hygiene instructions as well as explaining "dos" and "don'ts" about your braces.

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Radiography Staff


A team of dedicated Dental Radiology qualified nurses will provide your dental radiographs in the practice whether you are our patient or referred from another dental practice so you don't have to go to that busy hospital and spend all day to have your x-rays taken.



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Laboratory Technicians


We have an in-house laboratory dealing with the lab procedure of your braces day and night providing excellent appliances at the shortest time, giving you the best quality of orthodontic appliances without having to wait too long for that busy lab on the High Street to make your braces. The laboratory technicians are highly trained and amongst the most qualified specialized orthodontic technicians in the country.

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Our reception staffs are amongst the most experienced in the country with a great wealth of experience in dealing with immediate orthodontic problems with you on the telephone. They are dedicated to make your orthodontic experience as comfortable as possible by trying to find the best appointment day and time for you. They are also highly trained in dealing with your NHS paperwork, working against the NHS bureaucracy, and cutting down your waiting time for your treatment if you are an NHS patient.

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New Town: 36 London Street • Edinburgh, EH3 6NA • Tel: 01315 562 155
Kirkcaldy: 47 Whytescauseway • Kirkcaldy, KY1 1XD • Tel: 01592 261 019
Morningside: 27 Morningside Park • Edinburgh, EH10 5HD • Tel: 01314 472 964
Musselburgh: 4 High Street • Musselburgh, EH21 7AG • Tel: 01316 650 002
Livingston: 3 The Parkway Retail Square • Almondvale • Livingston, EH54 6ZW • Tel: 01506 420 003
Penicuik: 21 The Square • Penicuik • Midlothian, EH26 8LH • Tel: 01968 664 880
Dunfermline: 10 Viewfield Terrace • Fife • Dunfermline, KY12 7JH • Tel: 01383 720 310
Last updated 4/20/2016 at 11:00 a.m.