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The M-Brace Orthodontics Team

Specialist Orthodontic Practices in Bathgate and Glenrothes

At M-Brace every member of our professional team is committed to providing you with the very best care and service.

R. R. Mahesh BDS (Ind), FDSRCS (Eng), MSc (Ortho), MOrthRCS (Edin), MOrthRCS (Eng)

Principal Orthodontist and Practice Owner GDC Registration: 83003

Mahesh Raja - Orthodontist

Obtained his BDS degree from India in 1993. After working in various hospital posts in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery / Orthodontics for 4 years, he undertook his orthodontic specialist training in Edinburgh - obtaining Distinction in his Masters Degree, the 1st ever candidate to gain such an accolade in 10 years.

Mahesh has been a qualified orthodontist, since 2003 and has been on the ‘Specialist List in Orthodontics’ of the General Dental Council since 2004.

He was a runner-up in “Against the Odds” competition conducted by the British Orthodontic Society in 2009.

Maria AndredakiDDS (Athens), DipOrth (Germany)

Associate Specialist Orthodontist GDC Registration: 190045

Maria-Andredaki - Orthodontist

Obtained her DDS degree from Athens, Greece. After working in general dental practice for 15 months, she obtained her ‘Specialisation in Orthodontics’ from Germany in 2012.

After working for 15 months in Yorkshire, she has now moved to Scotland for a new beginning. She has been on the ‘Specialist List in Orthodontics’ since 2010.

Denise McKenna

Orthodontic Therapist GDC Registration: 145298

Denise McKenna - M-Brace

Denise has been a qualified dental nurse since 2006 and has additional qualification in Dental Radiography.

As a natural progression of her skills and experience, Denise is now a qualified Orthodontic Therapist, having successfully obtained her 'Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy' from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in March 2013. Orthodontic Therapists are relatively new to UK dentistry, assisting the Specialist Orthodontist to fit, adjust and remove braces.

She loves exotic warm holiday destinations and has a keen eye for design, enjoying making one-off pieces.

Louise Turner

Orthodontic Therapist GDC Registration: 136615

Louise-Turner - M-Brace

After qualifying as a dental nurse in 2006, Louise gained her post-qualification 'certificate in Oral health promotion'. To further her career, she undertook the Orthodontic Therapist training in Bristol and successfully obtained her 'Diploma in Orthodontic Therapy' from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in December 2012.

Orthodontic Therapists are relatively new to UK dentistry, assisting the Specialist Orthodontist to fit, adjust and remove braces. She has also obtained her Dental Radiography qualification.

In her spare time, she enjoys reading and is keen to travel and explore new placed around the globe and running takes up any of her remaining free-time.

Lyndsey Dowie

Orthodontic Therapist GDC Registration: 131766

Lyndsey Dowie  - M-Brace

Lyndsey gained her National Certificate in Dental Nursing in 2003 and has been working in Orthodontics since 2004 alongside Mahesh. She has also gained her Certificate in Dental Radiography and Certificate in Orthodontic Nursing as additional qualifications.

Lyndsey joined M-Brace team in 2010 when she was head-hunted from her previous job and has been a valuable member of the M-Brace team with her cheerful personality – working mainly in our Bathgate practice.

In June 2016, she successfully completed her orthodontic therapist training at Edinburgh. She enjoys travelling on many holidays and has a son & 2 dogs to keep her busy.

Jan Palmer

Practice Administrator GDC Registration: 132454

Jan Palmer  - M-Brace

Jan has worked in Orthodontics for the last 15 years and joined M-Brace Orthodontics in 2010 – mainly based in our Bathgate practice.

She qualified in 1984 as a Dental Surgery Assistant and more recently, she has gained her orthodontic nursing qualification and Professional Development Award for Practice Managers.

She has also recently obtained her dental radiography qualification. Between work and her two children, she is kept very busy.

Andrea Duff

Orthodontic Nurse GDC Registration: 220740

Andrea Duff - M-Brace

Andrea qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2011 and undertook her training with NHS Lanarkshire. She then moved to Fife before getting married and joined the M-Brace team in early 2012 – being based mainly in our Glenrothes practice.

She has recently obtained her Certificate in Dental Radiography qualification. She enjoys hill walking and hopes to conquer the Munros soon.

Helen MacMillan

Orthodontic Nurse GDC Registration: 196061

Helen MacMillan - M-Brace

Helen qualified as a dental nurse in 2010, after successfully completing her National Dental Nurse Exam. She has 5-years experience working in dentistry and joined M-Brace mid-2013.

She is now looking forward to learning all about Orthodontics and focusing on Orthodontic nursing as her career.

In her spare time, she enjoys cycling and spending time with her partner and his daughter.

Jemma Goodlad

Orthodontic Nurse GDC Registration: 237814

Jemma Goodlad - M-Brace

Jemma joined the team at M-Brace in May 2015. She received a national diploma in dental nursing in 2012. Since then, she has developed her knowledge and skills in general dentistry, oral surgery and now Orthodontics. She is always keen to learn, progress and enhance her skills. She will be starting her radiology course in the New Year.

She also loves a good cuppa with biscuits and cake.

Stephanie Cunningham

Orthodontic Nurse GDC Registration: 207213

Stephanie Cunningham - M-Brace

Stephanie joined M-Brace in May 2015. She became a qualified dental nurse in January 2011 after completing her dental nursing exam (NEBDN) in November 2010.

In order to further her career, she would like to undertake the orthodontic nursing course soon.

When not at work, she enjoys spending time her daughter, family and friends and very much enjoys eating out.

Louise McCaskie


Louise McCaskie  - M-Brace

Louise joined M-Brace Orthodontics in December 2011 and works as a part-time receptionist in our Bathgate practice.

Louise really enjoys her job working with the public and interacting with her work colleagues. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son.

Why choose M-Brace...

The specialist Orthodontic Practices

Specialist orthodontists
Low waiting times
Safe, caring and friendly service
One clinician throughout your treatment
NHS assessment and treatment
Clear braces on a private basis

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Kayleigh Wilson, M-Brace Patient

No words can explain how
I felt when Mr.Mahesh took
my braces out. In the
mirror he held out was
my reflection...
I’m Kayleigh with an
amazing smile!

Kayleigh Wilson

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M-Brace Practices

State-of-the-art orthodontic practices

Bathgate:                  01506 653535
North Bridge Street
Glenrothes:               01592 757557 3C Heritage House, North Street

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M-Brace Orthodontic Practices


4 North Bridge Street, EH48 4PS


01506 653535


3C Heritage House, North Street, KY7 5SE


01592 757557

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