Quality Dental Care

26-28 North Road

beside Bolts 
Lerwick ZE1 0NQ

tel:  01595 69 55 53

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Copyright © 2015 DentalShetland. All Rights Reserved. Updated March 2019

At Dental Shetland we are passionate about dentistry.  Our motivation is to make a difference: either by alleviating pain or by creating beautiful smiles.  We are confident & optimistic that we can help you.

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About Us



Dental Shetland opened in Lerwick in 2008.  We have been doing dentistry for over 43 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 17 years.  He owned The Keith Dental Practice in Scotland until 2007 before opening his dental practice in Shetland. We offer an 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 still our

chief dental nurse.

Wessel Gouws is our new Practice Co-ordinator and Dental Nurse

 Our Dental Team


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

WESSEL Gouws (Practice Co-ordinator& Trainee Dental Nurse) has recently joined our team. We look forward to a successful relationship and welcome him.

CHERYL Lubbe (GDC 107336)  is a qualified Oral Hygienist and a NEDBN qualified Dental Nurse.  She is a Dental Nurse Witness Trainer. She has been active in dental practice for over 35 yrs.  She is Practice Manager, Admin Manager, home-keeper and Grandmother to 9 grandchildren.  They 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.


Eva Varga-Farkas is doing well in Hungary with her husband.  They eagerly await the birth of their new baby.

 We have had a few changes in our team recently:

Dr Tinkler has decided to retire from Dentistry and rather invest in something a little less stressful.

Kerry Sjoberg has opted to rather work in community dentistry to be able to serve a wider scope of patients and care.   

Our Receptionist of over 6 years, COYLA Adams, has left us.  We wish them everything of the best for their future.

Our PAST Dental Team  2016

Dr Ian Tinkler, Mr David Lubbe,

Maria, Cheryl,

Dr Mireia Espuna & Bettina


World Smile Day

Cheryl, Mr David Lubbe,

Coyla, Dr Pio Torrent

Maria & Dr Mireia Espuna Oct 7, 2016


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