Largs Dental Care team

About Us

We take great pride in the quality of our treatment and want to make your visit a pleasant experience.

Our aim is to ensure the continued health of your teeth and gums, and this means giving you regular dental advice and helping you to understand how to care for your teeth. We encourage our patients to attend regularly in order to maintain good oral health.

Make an appointment, call us now on 01475 672 009.

Meet the Team

Arabella Yelland
Arabella YellandPractice Principal, GDC No: 76195
Arabella graduated from the University of Dundee, and worked in Bearsden and Dennistoun. She bought the practice from Bill Mitchell upon his retirement in January 2012.

An active member of the British Dental Association, Arabella was president for the West of Scotland branch in 2016. She is current vice chair of Ayrshire and Arran Local Dental Committee.

Committed to dental education in Scotland, Arabella continues to teach restorative dentistry at Glasgow Dental Hospital, and has herself recently gained further qualifications from the Royal College of Surgeons (England) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Iain Ogilvie
Iain OgilvieDentist, GDC No: 277160

Iain is a keen golfer and footballer, as well as an accomplished guitarist. He was a finalist in case presentation in his postgraduate year, and won the prestigious RCSEd clinical skills competition, the Dean Webster prize, and Glasgow Odontological society prize at Glasgow University.

Iain also carried out his elective in implant dentistry at the renowned Vermilion clinic in Edinburgh.

Rebecca Baird
Rebecca BairdDentist, GDC No: 283188

Originally from Northern Ireland, Rebecca is a keen squash and badminton player. She also volunteers as a Brownie leader in her spare time.

She has made educational dental videos in Rwanda, and is especially interested in children’s dentistry.

Sophie Cavanagh
Sophie CavanaghDentist, GDC No: 301384

Sophie is from Gourock and attended the university of Dundee. Throughout the pandemic she has worked as a healthcare support worker, a vaccinator, and for the track and trace scheme.

Sophie has carried out voluntary work in Kenya, and been involved with a breast cancer charity for younger women, as well as helping at a soup kitchen for homeless people. She is particularly interested in treating children and nervous patients.

In her spare time she loves pilates, yoga, and playing the piano.

Lisa Pyper
Lisa PyperHygienist/Therapist, GDC No: 244065

Lisa is dually qualified as a Dental Therapist and Dental Hygienist from the University of Dundee. She can carry out some fillings as well as treating gum problems and providing dental education.

Away from the surgery, Lisa enjoys performing in musical theatre and dancing.

Why Choose Us

  • Same day denture repairs (more complex repairs may take 24 hours).
  • Wheelchair access and nearby on street parking, including disabled spaces.
  • Fully traceable dental materials ordered exclusively from recognised suppliers.
  • Latex free material available on request.
  • Amalgam (mercury) fillings removal.
  • A dedicated decontamination and sterilisation room to ensure a high level of cleanliness.
  • A large waiting room – featuring a regularly updated stock of magazines to suit a wide range of interests, as well as a small selection of children’s toys.
  • Easy to find. We are a short walk from both the Largs train station, as well as bus routes to Skelmorlie, Wemyss Bay, Beith, Dalry and Kilbirnie. The Millport (Cumbrae) ferry port is a short walk away.