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Yann enjoys looking after his patients with a considerate, gentle and thoughtful approach while always aiming for clinical excellence. Yann listens carefully to what his patients say to make sure that they get the result they are looking for. Yann has a diploma in dental acupuncture- acupuncture can be used to treat bruxism, anxiety and sinusitis.
Yann is originally from London, moving up to Edinburgh to train at Edinburgh Dental School. He was a member of the Dental Students Committee and editor of the Student Gazette. After graduation in 1984 Yann was a house officer at Sheffield Dental Hospital, then worked as an associate in Glasgow. Yann and Gilly took over Mr Stead Woodburn’s practice in Chester Street in 1987.
He completed the MFGDP degree in 1998. Yann has an interest in clinical governance and research and was Honorary Research Fellow at Edinburgh Dental Institute from 1996-2009. His thesis “Peer review as a method of continuing professional development among general dental practitioners” was awarded DDS in 2002.
Yann was secretary of the Royal Odontochirurgical Society of Scotland from 2007-2012, and was president in 2015.
Yann was an instructor for clinical dental technicians at Edinburgh Dental institute for a year until December 2012. He attended a 1 year certificated course in Cosmetic dentistry and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry at Advanced Dental Seminars in London in 2013.
Yann and Gilly have 4 sons. Yann loves cycling, cooking and is working hard on improving his French.