2 BanktonSquare,Murieston,Livingston,EH54 9EY.


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Email: info@banktondental.co.uk

Katie Brearley

BSc(Hons) Oral Health Sciences

Katie graduated in 2018 from the University of Edinburgh with a BSc(Hons) in Oral Health Sciences. After studying on the only 4 year Honours course in the UK for this degree, Katie was delighted to take on the role as Dental Therapist at Bankton Dental Practice. Having lived and grown up in Murieston, Katie loves being able to help maintain great oral hygiene within the community and help patients achieve a healthy, sparkling smile. Katie particularly enjoys providing preventative paediatric treatments such as Childsmile fluoride varnish and fissure sealants. Outside of work Katie enjoys music, travelling and cooking.

Our Dentists in Livingston

Livingston Dentist

Dr Roger Goncalves

BDS GDC No: 260210

​​Born in Switzerland and raised in Portugal, Roger graduated from the University of Lisbon in 2014, with a Masters Degree focused on the impact of healthy teeth in facial aesthetics. Roger has a special interest in Cosmetic Dentistry. Soon after, he moved to Scotland in pursuit of new career challenges, where he has been working and developing professionally since 2015. Recognizing that some patients might be slightly anxious when sitting on a dentist's chair, Roger strives to make everyone feel comfortable and at ease. When he's not at work, Roger enjoys spending time playing his trumpet or reading a book when his cats allow him to.

Dr Vineeth Balachandran - Director & Implant Dentist

BDS,Dip Imp Dent RCS Edinburgh : GDC No: 117455

Since qualifying in 2003 from RG University,India,his interest in cosmetic and implant dentistry has led him to attend numerous courses in the UK and abroad to keep up with the latest technology in the field of dentistry and implantology. In 2013 he completed Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons,Edinburgh.He is one of the few dentists in Livingston who provide Dental Implant treatments.He is also accredited to provide short term orthodontic treatments by Quick Straight Teeth. He is an Invisalign Comprehensive Treatment provider and treat simple to complex cases routinely.

Vineeth has a  friendly and caring manner and ensures that his patients are not apprehensive of their next visit. In him, you will find a dentist who is compassionate towards his patients and highly committed to his work.

Vineeth is trained in the use of LASER in dentistry and uses Waterlase LASER where indicated. 

He is a Vocational Trainer for NHS Education for Scotland involved in training new BDS graduates in General Dental Practice.
When not in the practice, Vineeth likes to spend time with his children.He plays badminton and enjoys golf in his free time as well.


Dr David Treagus

BDS MFDS(Glasgow): GDC No: 250954

​David is passionate about saving teeth and trying to ensure your teeth remain functional for a lifetime. After graduating from Glasgow University with Honours in 2014, David has pursued this passion by enrolling in a Masters programme in Endodontology (Root Canal Treatment) with the University of Chester. David has completed his Postgraduate Diploma and is working on his final dissertation looking at ways to improve disinfection within root canals in order to increase success rates, after which he will have completed his MSc. He is also a member of the British Endodontic Society and regularly attends conferences throughout the UK.
David uses state of the art equipment including a Dental microscope in order to provide you with the best treatment possible. David also accepts endodontic referrals from outside the practice for challenging cases. David enjoys making anxious patients feel more at ease and relaxed.
Outside of dentistry, you may find David hill walking, climbing up a rock face or sometimes in the depths of a cave.

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Root canal Dentist

Dr Jenna Beattie

​BDS GDC No 264203

​After graduating from the University of Glasgow in 2016, Jenna has worked in general practice in central Scotland extensively. Jenna is currently undertaking a postgraduate diploma in Sedation and Anxiety management to enable her to provide dentistry to patients in the most relaxing manner possible.

Aside from dentistry, basketball is a passion of Jenna's and she plays for Scotland’s only pro women’s team - Caledonia Pride.


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