Our Team

All our dentists adhere to the rules governing the profession under strict guidance from the General Dental Council (GDC) "Standards for Dental Professionals".



Dr Chris Pumford - Principal Dentist

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Dr Chris graduated from Glasgow University in 1995 and has worked in Aberdeen for many years before opening up his own practice - Dental Inspirations in 2011.  

Since graduating he has furthered his knowledge of dentistry;

Chris has been placing dental Implants since completing his training in London in 2008  and has attended  many International Implant conferences throughout the world to keep up to date with the latest techniques and standards.

He also works with orthodonitc systems - Fastbraces & Six Month Smiles undergoing extensive training for both brace systems in Dallas and Boston.  Testament to this is that he is now the No 1 provider in Scotland for Fastbraces, becoming a Senior Master affiliate and he is a 5 Star rated Six Month Smiles provider.

As well as Orthodonitcs and Implants, Chris has a keen interest in Cosmetic Dentistry completing Smile make-overs, transforming patients mouths and their confidence.

Chris is not just a cosmetic dentist, he is a fantastic family dentist, who has maintained a loyal patient base over many years.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys sport - football, rugby and golf in particular - and long walks with his dog Ssal.


Dr Cathryn Peach

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Cathryn joined Dental Inspirations in March 2022 after working for many years within the Aberdeen area.

Cathryn is originally from the Kingdom of Fife and then went on to graduate from Glasgow University in 2002, from this Cathryn has gained 20 years of experience providing preventative, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.

Cathryn has an incredibly gentle nature, making her extremely popular with nervous patients.

In her spare time, she is very active and enjoys playing Golf and Skiing, but when Cathryn is looking to relax, she likes to chill with a good book or unwind by letting her artistic side flow with painting and craft making. 

Trish Maitland - Hygienist

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Trish Maitland - Our Hygienist (or 'hygenius' as some of our patients will call her) followed Chris from his previous practice to join Dental Inspirations in 2011.

She is a hugely popular Hygienist and has a busy diary of patients which is testiment to her great work.

In her limited free time, Trish loves to spend time with her husband and 2 sons, loves to bake and creates beautiful crafts of which she sells to raise money and awareness for a cause close to her heart - Cystic Fibrosis and various other charities.

Trish has the biggest heart in town. 

Susan Fisher - Hygienist

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Susan Fisher - Our newist hygienst at Dental Inspirations, has 30 years of expereince.

Much Like our Trish, Susan is a very popular Hygienist with calm gentle Nature.

In Susans spare time she loves all things fittness, from Hockey to Mountain biking.

Ami Pillans - Practice Manager

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Ami joined the practice in March 2016, moving to Aberdeen from Fife.  She qualified in February 2016 as a dental nurse, Ami has since progressed and became the practice manager in 2019.

Ami has a nurturing and caring approach when it comes to dental nursing and is very good with nervous patients.  Since joining Dental Inspirations, Ami has furthered on her qualifications by successfully completing the impression taking course, Dental photography, the Childsmile training programme and most recently her PDA in Practice management.

You will find Ami at reception most days.

Ami's hobbies include All things music, playing netball, general fitness and socialising with friends.

Kerry Sadler - Qualified Head Dental Nurse

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Kerry joined the practice in July 2012 after relocating to Aberdeen from Dundee. 

Since joining the practice, Kerry has completed the Cleanliness Champion course ensuring the practice maintains our very high standards.  Kerry qualified in 2006, meaning she has a lot of wealth of knowledge and experience which she has been able to share with our trainees and other nurses.

Kerry furthered her qualifications and is able to take dental impressions and has added Dental Radiography to her list of extended qualifications - so don't worry if you find her now taking your x-rays instead of the dentist.

In her spare time Kerry is very artistic and creative, spending weekends taking photographs in and around Aberdeen as well and creating some lovely keepsake gifts for friends and family.

Kerry is mum to Ben, her gorgeous and incredibly smart little boy.

Mia Guest - Qualified Dental Nurse

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Mia Joined dental Inspirations after relocating from Liverpool.

Mia Has recently qualified as a dental nurse after passing her Dental nurse exam at the end of summer 2023.

Mia has a bubbly personality and has the ability to make anyone laugh and feel at ease.

Mia is advocate for all things fashion, she loves going to the gym and routinely does Yoga. 





Nicole Mcculloch - Dental Nurse


Nicole recently joined the practice after relocating to Aberdeen from Inverness.

Nicole is just about to sit her dental nursing exam and is very excited to become a qualified dental nurse, she has proved to be a dedicated individual with a clear passion for oral care and this is clearly noticed by many of our patients.

You will find nicole working alongside Cathryn.

When Nicole is not at the practice she enjoys going to the gym, socialising with friends and playing with all 7 of her dogs.

Nicole is also an incredible dancer who has completed in the world championships of lyrical dance in florida alongside her dance team, team love cheer.





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