Meet Our Dentists


Paul Roden BDS M Pharm (Practice Owner)

Paul initially qualified as a pharmacist from Queens University Belfast in 2005 and worked for a number of years in community pharmacy in both Ireland and Scotland.  He then retrained as a dentist, graduating with Honours from University of Aberdeen in 2015.  He moved to Inverness in 2009 and is settled here with his wife and two young children.

In work, Paul enjoys all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry. Out of work, he enjoys cycling, playing music and spending time with his family. GDC no 258419


Ken Provan DentistKen Provan B.D.S 

Ken set up Hill Place dental practice in 1987 then relocated to Eden Dental Clinic in 2009. He initially came to work in the city for just eight months, and 300 years later he’s every bit as smitten. When not in his surgery Ken loves all things outdoors and is a keen cyclist and hillwalker.  When not working or out on his bike, he can often be seen in the local A&E department recovering from his numerous bike falls! GDC no 59802


Helen Wallace B.D.S

Helen graduated from Liverpool University in June 1996. After qualification she spent her first three years completing vocational training in a general dental practice in Wales, also at this time she gained valuable experience during the best part of 2 years in the Oral surgery department of Prince Charles Hospital Merthyr Tydfil And Worcester Royal Infirmary. Helen moved to Inverness in April 1999 where she practiced at the Academy Dental Practice for almost 20years. In February 2019 she joined the Eden Dental Clinic. In her free time she enjoys upholstery, road cycling and skiing. Helen is registrant 71825 with the GDC.

Our Hygienist

Ms. Rosie Kelly

Rosie joined the practice on 31/10/23.  However has worked in various dental practices in the area for many years.  Both Paul and Helen have worked alongside Rosie before so were delighted when she agreed to join the Eden gang.

She is born and bred in Nairn, but is often found jetting off to exotic locations with her husband John.

She is GDC registrant no. 4293





The Team

Paul, Ken and Helen are fortunate to have a well established team of dental care professionals to assist them in the surgery and provide exceptional patient care.



Miss Ionagh Southwell

Ionagh  has been apart of Eden Dental Clinic since 2014 and works in the role of practice manager and head receptionist.  Having worked in the field of dentistry both in Scotland and Australia she excels in customer care and her organisational skills are second to none.

GDC no. 179058


Mrs. Jennifer Smart

Jen joined the practice in February 2024.  She has many years of experience in the dental field having qualified as a dental nurse in 2006.  Since this time she has worked in many dental practices around Inverness in both nursing and managerial roles.  In her spare time she enjoys open water swimming.

GDC no. 160044




Miss Chelsea Macleod

Chelsea joined the practice in April 2016.  She is an excellent dental nurse with a keen eye for detail.  Also her cheerful disposition and her impressive music knowledge are asset to the team.

GDC no. 280567




Mrs Krystle Noteyoung

Krystle joined the team in October 2021.  She has 15 years experience in Dental nursing.  She moved to Inverness in 2021, after being lucky enough to live in Gibraltar for 3 years.  When not working, her spare time is spent with her family and dragging her two children to all the waterfalls and scenic places in the highlands.

GDC no. 179873




Ms Laura Stevens

Laura rejoined the practice in 2022, but previously worked at Eden Dental clinic up until 2018.

She started dental nursing after leaving school and has worked in practices in Aviemore and Inverness.  Her wealth of experience is a valuable asset to the practice and her calm manner is much appreciated.

GDC no. 160045



Mrs Dionne Allan-Edwardson

Dionne joined the practice in December 2023.  However she is a highly experienced nurse, having worked as a dental nurse in Nairn for the past 15 years.

We know she will  be a good fit for the practice as she has worked with Paul for the last 7 years.

When not at work Dionne is kept busy organising her energetic daughter Nevaeh.

GDC no. 202410