WHEN Selkirk dentists James McIntyre and Ewen Hendry determined to return to Central Scotland to be nearer to their properties and households, they had been decided to guarantee that their former sufferers would stay in protected palms.
And relatively than settle for a suggestion from a big company, the pair selected Dilip Pathak and Sneha Panday to hold on their good work at Selkirk Dental Apply.
Dilip, 34, who spent six yr as a dentist in Inverurie and Sneha, 30, who spent three years in Aberdeen have moved to the Borders and arrange residence in Galashiels.
“There have been some tears from a couple of sufferers, and it was necessary to decide on the correct folks to take over,” Ewan mentioned.
“Dilip and Sneha are a pleasant and caring younger couple that we ‘hand-picked’ as a result of they’re such a very good match as we wished what was greatest for this apply.
“It wouldn’t have been proper handy over to a big organisation.”
James added: “I’ve actually loved my 12 years at Selkirk and it’s been a privilege working right here.
“We’ve been actually fortunate with our group of sufferers.”
The brand new homeowners are each initially from Mumbai in India the place they certified as dentists and beforehand labored.
Dilip now has 12 years dental expertise and Sneha has six.
The couple moved to Scotland in 2015 and since then Dilip has labored at a apply in Inverurie while Sneha labored in Aberdeen for 3 years.
The household are wanting now wanting ahead to exploring the area with their younger son once they get a spare minute, however proper now they’re concentrating on assembly their new sufferers and build up the enterprise.
Sneha instructed us: “Our purpose is to serve the folks of the Borders by offering basic dentistry with a contemporary progressive contact and serve smiles alongside the best way.”
Dilip added: “We began on July 2 so I’ve met a couple of sufferers to this point and so they have been pleasant, welcoming and so heat which was just like what I skilled in my final apply.
“The Scottish Borders is like residence from residence, and we’re wanting ahead to exploring the realm. I’ve heard concerning the Border Berries and am eager to go to there.”