Meet the team

Ryan Stewart BDS
GDC Number 257678

Ryan graduated from the University of Dundee in 2015 and has been working in general practice for 5 years. Ryan joined Glasgow Dental Centre when the practice opened in August 2019. During this time he has committed himself to devoting his passion of dentistry towards patient care and prides himself on always providing Gold Standard Treatment.

Ryan has a keen interest in Dental Implants which is a treatment we can offer in our clinic. Ryan is currently working towards qualifying in Dental Sedation where he can treat nervous patients who feel unable to cope with treatment without assistance.

In Ryan’s spare time he likes long distance running and skiing.

Mariam Iqbal BDS
GDC Number 85431

Mariam graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2005 and has gained a vast amount of experience over the last 16 years. Mariam joined Glasgow Dental Centre when the practice opened in August 2019 and provides a mix of NHS and Private treatment.

Mariam’s main motive is the everyday challenge of delivering high quality dental treatment adapted to individual’s needs. Mariam also has a sense of accomplishment in doing so when noticing the positive impact of the end results on her patients.

In Mariam’s spare time she likes to relax with her family and catching up with friends

Gareth Calvert
Specialist in Restorative Dentistry BDS (Glas), MRes, MFDS, FDS Rest Dent RCPS (Glas) 152051

Gareth’s clinical practice at Glasgow Dental Centre is exclusively Endodontics. Outwith this he is a full time Consultant and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Glasgow Dental Hospital and School. Restorative Dentistry includes Endodontics (root canal treatment), Periodontics (gum and implant treatment) and Prosthodontics (Crowns and bridges). Gareth was awarded this prestigious title by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow after completing a further competitive 7 years of training. With his extensive training, Gareth is also available to provide a reassuring second opinion on complex dental treatment plans.

Colette Ballantyne
GDC Number 5598

Colette Ballantyne, our registered dental hygienist, qualified at Edinburgh Dental Institute in 1999.

Since then, Colette has acquired extensive hygiene experience in some of the best private dental practices in Glasgow & Edinburgh.

Her mantra is to promote the highest standards of dental hygiene with an outstanding service ethos. Her calm and friendly manner puts anxious patients fully at ease. She works hard to motivate her dental patients to strive for excellence in dental hygiene and educates patients on how to maintain their Dental Implants and also helps them to help combat common dental problems tooth staining and bad breath.

She will also help prevent gum disease, which affects a huge proportion of the population and, if left unattended, is the biggest single cause of tooth loss. They provide an invaluable preventative service to help ensure your teeth and gums remain strong and healthy for life.

Colette is also very experienced in tooth whitening and has up-to-date knowledge of the latest teeth whitening products and dental whitening techniques.

Colette’s greatest satisfaction is achieving a beautiful, bright smile for her patients, and giving them back their confidence to ultimately boost their self-esteem and general wellbeing.

Ryan Stewart (Practice limited to Implants)