Westport Dental Practice Linlithgow
Westport Dental PracticeLinlithgow

Our Team

​We would like to introduce you to our team of friendly, caring professionals who will be providing your care at Westport Dental Practice



Robin Thompson BDS Dundee 1978, DGDP UK 1992

GDC 52470

Practice Owner


Robin started Westport Dental Practice in 1998, which quickly grew from initially a single dentist practice to 2 dentists in 1999 and progressively to the present time with 2 full time and 2 part time dentists.

Having graduated from Dundee University in 1978 and eager to develop his skills Robin completed 4 years of specialist training at Edinburgh Dental Hospital.

In 1986 he was made a Fellow in the Conservative Dentistry Department of Edinburgh University and awarded the Diploma in General Dental Practice RCS.UK in 1992.

Other roles have included 10 years of undergraduate teaching at Edinburgh University, 25 years as a postgraduate trainer with NHS Education Scotland, and as a Dental Adviser to Lothian Healthboard.

Robin has also done further training to allow him to restore dental implants and provide orthodontic treatment.

He continues to play an active role in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching having recently been a contributor in the latest Prescribing Guidelines published by the Scottish Dental Clinical Excellence Program

Robin has recently retired from the NHS but is able to accept a small number of new patients privately






Alison Thompson BDS Dundee 2018

GDC 254013


Alison joined the practice in august 2019. She graduated from Dundee University in 2018 ( having previously attended Linlithgow Academy ) and completed a year of postgraduate training in Highland Region.



Dylan Coutts BDS Aberdeen 2013

GDC 245447


Dylan joined our practice in November 2020 after moving from a busy practice in Inverness. He graduated from Aberdeen University in 2013 and then completed a year of postgraduate training in Highland Region. Since then he has worked in General Practice in Perth and Inverness.




Emma Heginbotham BDS Glasgow 2019

GDC  283080 


Emma joined the practice in August 2020 having graduated from Glasgow University in 2019 and completed a year of postgraduate training in Forth Valley.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Jennifer McFarlane

GDC 6226

Jennifer qualifeid with a National Certicate in Dental Nursing in 1997 She then went on to train to be a Dental Hygienist at Edinburgh Dental Institute and gained her Diploma in Dental Hygiene ( Dip RDH ) in 2003


Registered Dental Nurse

Joan Fowler

GDC no:132236

Registered Dental Nurse

Karen Livingstone  NEBDN 2009

GDC 187081

Registered Dental Nurse

Charlotte Kaja NEBDN 2013

GDC 242812  

Registered Dental Nurse

Joanne Davie SQA L3 2016

GDC 14675

Registered Dental Nurse

Nicole Crawford 

GDC 299574


We are located at:

Westport Dental Practice

261 High Street


EH49 7EP

If you have any queries or wish to make an appointment, please contact us:


Tel.      01506 842748




Or use our contact form.


Our open hours are:


Mon   9am-1pm      2-5.45pm


Tues   9am-1pm     2-5.45pm


Wed   9am-1pm      2-5.45pm


Thus  9am-1pm      2-5.45pm


Fri     9am-1pm       2-4.45pm


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