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meet the team

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Dr. Archie Bell



Dr. Jillian Davie



Dr. Amy Harper



Dr. Derek Harper



Dr. Colin McLauchlan


Dr. Archie Bell BDS

Archie graduated in 1980 from Dundee University. He later joined Redburn Wynd in May 1981 and took over the practice in 1985 with Derek Harper.

He is passionate about Continued Professional Development and regularly attends courses, as well staying up to date with dental literature. He has been a member of Local Dental Committee for over 30 years and Fife Dental Care Committee for 10 years.

Archie enjoys his work and conversing with his long standing patients and caring for their dental health.

Outside of the practice, he enjoys playing golf, riding his motorbike, cycling and skiing. He has one daughter and two grandsons. His grandsons are one of the best things in his life!

Dr. Jillian Davie BDS

Jillian graduated from the university of Glasgow in 1994 and joined Harper Bell shortly after in 1995. She enjoys meeting new patients and gets great satisfaction from restoring patient's confidence by giving them back their smile. She is passionate about preventative care and committed to Continued Professional Development through regular attendance at courses.

Jillian is married to Gavin and had two children Freya and Ruairidh. Outside work she enjoys Pilates and yoga.

Dr. Amy Harper BDS (Hons) MFDS RCSEd

Amy qualified with honours in her BDS degree in 2010, and 11 undergraduate prizes. Following university she moved into practices within Fife and Edinburgh and has undertaken extensive postgraduate training, including a yearlong aesthetic restorative course based in London.

She has also trained in facial aesthetics and invisalign, and passed the required examinations to become a member of the faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Amy previously sat on the council of the Royal Odonto Chirurgical Society of Scotland and the East of Scotland BDA.

She is married with two children, Oliver and Madeline. She enjoys cooking and running, having completed the Paris marathon in 2015.

Dr. Derek Harper BDS MFGDP

Derek graduated from Edinburgh University in 1978 and has worked in general practice at Redburn Wynd since qualification. He took over the practice in 1985 to form Harper Bell and Partners - now Harper Bell Limited. He was later awarded MFGDP in 1992.

Derek has been involved with Vocational Training and chaired the Scottish Committee. He was elected to Scottish Practice Committee and the UK Practice Committee in 2000 and is still a representative to this day. Most recently, he became a member of the Board of Directors of the British Dental Association in January 2017.

Derek has been working part time since August 2016 when his daughter Amy joined the practice. He is married to Anna and has four grown up children and two unbelievable grandchildren!

Dr. Colin McLauchlan BDS

Colin graduated from Dundee in 1985. He has always been passionate about patient care and has loved looking after generations of families over the last 30 years. He is married and has two daughters, Cassie and Ava. His outside interests revolve around his garden, where he loves to grow his own fruit and vegetables. He also has a keen interest in fly-fishing.

2018 Harper Bell Dental Practice
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