Meet The Team

Hussain Ahmed

Having graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2003, I have gained much experience working as an NHS dentist both in England and Scotland.

Having been at the helm of Kelvin Smile Centre since 2013 I have been continually supported by an amazingly loyal and experienced dental team to provide a friendly, patient-centred experience to all of our patients.

Dr Hussain Ahmed BDS - Principal Dentist

Julie Watkins

Having started out as a dental nurse and subsequently taking up my current position as practice manager, I have now been part of the Kelvin Smile team for 18 years and I like to think of our friendly team at Kelvin as my second family. During my time here I have cultivated a wonderful relationship with our patients and nothing gives me more pleasure than to make our patients feel at home.

Outside of Kelvin, I love spending time with Hamish, my west highland terrier pup and I am a massive fan of formula 1! aqq

Julie Watkins - Practice Manager

Janice Baxter

I am a graduate of Glasgow University and subsequently obtained a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. After graduation, I spent a year working as a House Officer in Oral Surgery & Oral Medicine at Glasgow Dental Hospital before moving to a busy A&E department in Brighton as a Senior House Officer in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.

Following a year in London as the "in-house" dentist to Price Waterhouse Coopers, I moved back to Glasgow to establish this family dental practice in Maryhill. During this time I havetrained in facial aesthetics and am a skilled practitioner in the provision of anti-wrinkle treatments.

In 2013, as mum to a 2 year-old and newborn twins, I handed over the reins of Kelvin Smile Centre into the very capable hands of Dr Hussein Ahmed. I returned to the practice after maternity leave and continue to care for our lovely patients as an associate dentist.

Janice Baxter BDS - (Glas) FDS RCS (Edin)

Roger Marsh

After graduating from the University of Glasgow with commendation in 2015, I furthered my training in Fort William and Glencoe for 3 years where I enjoyed all the challenges of providing dentistry in a remote community, and also gained experience in advanced restorative techniques and dental implant treatment.

I then worked in an NHS dental practice in my home region of Dumfries and Galloway where I studied dentistry in the care home setting, before embarking on a 4 month cycle tour in Chile and Argentina. Now that I have moved back to Glasgow, I am thrilled to be part of the Kelvin Smile team.

When I am not working I will be playing my trombone or exploring the mountains by foot or by bike.

Dr W Roger Marsh BDS MFDS RCPS (Glas) - Associate Dentist

Kirsty McLaughlin

I am the newest member of the team. I qualified as a dental nurse in 1994 but stopped dental nursing in 2003 to start my family and came back to the profession in 2015.

I was fortunate enough to win DCP of the year in 2018 through the Scottish Dental Awards.

I love spending time with my family and if I could I would have a houseful of pets.

Kirsty McLaughlin - Dental Nurse

Ashleigh Russel

I joined Kelvin Smile in February 2020 and love working with this amazing team.

I have a passion for all things dentistry, I love the patients, treatments and the movement in technology

Outside of work I love spending time with my little boy Jacob and fiancé Kai. We love going on adventures.

Ashleigh Russell Reception - Dental Nurse

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