About Us



Dental Shetland opened in Lerwick in 2008.  We have been doing dentistry for over 45 years and are passionate about dentistry.  As a team we are committed to keeping track of the latest trends in Dentistry for your benefit.  We are registered with the General Dental Council and the British Dental Association.  Our nurses are NEBDN Qualified.

We are proud to offer a high standard of professional Dental Care for the whole family.  We all regularly attend Continuing Professional Dental training to be up to date and able to offer you cutting edge dentistry.

Mr David Lubbe (BChD Pretoria,SA) GDC 78712


A Dental Surgeon, previously from Namibia, Dr David Lubbe has been practising Dentistry in the United Kingdom for the past 21  years.  He owned The Keith Dental Practice in Scotland until 2007 before opening his dental practice in Shetland. We offer a comprehensive independent dental service, including family, cosmetic and general dentistry.  David's  postgraduate qualifications include Implant Dentistry (Boston, USA & St Ann's UK), Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry and Invisalign Orthodontics, as well as extensive training in Cerec CADCAM Laboratory Technology. He has a special interest in Endodontics and Prosthetics & CEREC.


Maria Juhasz Szabone is our

chief dental nurse.

Wessel Gouws is receptionist and Dental Nurse

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 Our Dental Team


A brilliant dedicated team!

MARIA Szabone Juhasz (GDC 266888) is a NEBDN trained and Qualified Dental Nurse.

WESSEL Gouws (GDC 293220) is our Practice Receptionist and a NEBDN trained and qualified Dental Nurse..

CHERYL Lubbe (GDC 107336)  is a qualified Oral Hygienist and a NEDBN qualified Dental Nurse.  She is a Dental Nurse Witness Trainer, active in dental practice for over 35 yrs.  She is Practice Manager, Admin Manager, home-keeper and Grandmother to 9 grandchildren.  David & Cheryl have two married daughters.

Our team is a hard-working, enthusiastic & fun team who keep on top of all the newest regulations and laws concerning Dentistry.   We enjoy working together as we provide the best possible Dental care for all our patients. We adhere to the GDC Standards of Care.  During the pandemic crisis, we were here for you keeping to the highest standards of cross infection control as usual and adhering to the additional PPE guidelines.

We continue to review and improve our standards regularly.