Our Team

Thomas Mullan BDS

Thomas Mullan BDS

Thomas Mullan BDS


Principal Dentist

Tom qualified from Glasgow University  and has been working as a dentist  since 1983 when he joined this practice. He was in partnership at Burnside for thirty years until his partner's recent departure when he became sole owner. He says "he liked it so much he bought the company."

In his spare time he plays golf and tennis and likes to escape to the piste once or twice a year if he can.

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Eimear Toner BDS

Thomas Mullan BDS

Thomas Mullan BDS



Eimear grew up in Northern Ireland and qualified from Newcastle University in 2012. Since then she has worked in general dental practice in London and as a Senior House Officer in Addenbrookes Hospital in both Special Care Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This great experience helped to enhance her skills in oral surgery and managing patients with challenging behaviour, complex medical problems and dental anxiety. Eimear enjoys all aspect of general dentistry but particularly enjoys forming strong relationships with patients and the cosmetic side of dentistry. She has a keen interest in facial aesthetics and provides wrinkle softening treatments and dermal fillers. Also she is a trained provider of Invisalign invisible brace system. Outside of dentistry Eimear enjoys travelling, cycling and spending time with friends and family. GDC229811


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 Thea Coipel and Siobhan Shuttlewood

Siobhan graduated from Kings College London in 2014 and works with us as a dental hygienist.

Siobhan is passionate about Oral Health and has a gentle caring approach with all the patients she treats. She keeps up to date with regular training and attends many courses. She is married with a young daughter and enjoys family walks and bike rides. Siobhan will tailor your treatment plan and guide you to obtain and maintain the best oral health in her role as a Hygienist.

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Thea Coipel qualified with a Diploma i in Dental Hygiene (London) in 2006. she has been with us for 2 years and is a popular member of the team. GDC  104021


Behind the Scenes



Claire Bate

Clare first worked at the  practice as a dental nurse until she left to have her family. She returned after 10 years and is now our receptionist where she does a great job manning the phone and the desk. Clare is an avid reader and is partial to a nice G and T -long before it became trendy she says!


Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes


Sarah Livings & Kirsti Mantell

Kirsti, pictured above, has been at Burnside for 21 years. She is a true general factotum! She enjoys working in and out of the surgery and knows pretty much everything there is to know about the running of the practice. In her free time she is a keen dog walker and loves exploring the British countryside in her VW camper van Clover. GDC 110128

Sarah is Tom's right hand woman and he has been working along side him for 19 years. She occasionally works on reception too where she enjoys interacting with the patients. Sarah is a great cook and treats the team to a nice lunch every Friday  - "there are no calories on a Friday " Sarah says!  GDC 109731

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes


Jayne Mullan & Lesley Duffy

Jayne (on the left) is Tom's wife of 28 years. She has recently taken on the running of the office.  When not at work she is usually walking her dogs, mucking out stables and looking after the garden at their home in  Linton where they have lived for 25 years with their two children. She too is partial to a ginned tonic!

Lesley (on the right) is technically retired but having worked at Burnside for many years she kindly helps out from time to time when needs must. She is a keen traveller and loves exotic holidays.

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Burnside Dental Surgery Ltd

Thomas Mullan & Associates


97-99 Burnside, Cambridge, CB1 3PA


Open today

09:00 – 17:00

Free off-road private parking available.

Outside working hours appointments by arrangement.

For out of hours emergency care please call 01223 244 711 and follow instructions.