Your first visit

If you’re ready to take the plunge and embark on your journey to your dream smile, here’s what you can expect to happen at your first visit to Beam Orthodontics.

Your first visit

Free consultation

Your first visit to Beam Orthodontics is free. There is no obligation to start with treatment but this appointment gives you the opportunity to speak with our treatment coordinator, ask any questions you may have about orthodontic treatment and find out what our fees and finance plans are. 

At this extensive examination we will also:

  • ask you about your medical and dental history
  • assess your teeth and jaws to determine what treatment you could benefit from, using the iTero intra-oral scanner
  • take any x-rays or photographs we need to plan for your treatment
  • prepare a bespoke treatment plan for you with our treatment recommendations
  • provide you with information on our flexible finance options 

Benefits of orthodontic treatment

At Beam Orthodontics, we transform possibilities into beautifully tailored smiles. We use the very latest techniques and our comprehensive range of fixed braces, tooth-coloured appliances, removable invisible aligners and lingual braces will correct imperfections large and small. 

That’s the technical part, so what about the benefits? Imagine never feeling conscious of your smile. Think how you would feel knowing that your smile captivated people in the same way as someone like our Olympian Tom Daley or TV Presenter Holly Willoughby. 

Our patients often say the results of orthodontic treatment are truly life-changing. After spending years hiding their smile behind their hand or shying away from having their photo taken, their confidence increases tremendously and they can’t stop smiling. 

Start your orthodontic treatment journey today. Book a free consultation with the friendly team at Beam Orthodontics in Dundee.

Costs and finance plans

Name of treatment Price Monthly repayments
Invisalign from £3,000 £25 over 3 years
Lingual Braces from £1,600 £40 over 1 year

Treatments

Clear
Braces

Braces for
children

Braces for
adults

Ortho
technologies

Lingual
Braces

Braces

Invisalign

Specialist Orthodontists

Ruaridh McKelvey

Rhu graduated in Dentistry at Glasgow in 1995, gained his Fellowship in Dental Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons in 1998 and then spent three years in Specialist Orthodontic training in Bristol and Exeter, completing the orthodontic exam (M.Orth) in Edinburgh in 2002. Rhu has worked both in practice and as a locum consultant. He has been based in Dundee since 2005 where he launched Beam Ortho with his wife, Jane.

Rhu appears in the Top 5 Scottish dental professionals, in Dentistry Scotland’s Leading 20 list. He was the highest rank Specialist Orthodontist too.

GDC reg no 70532

Meet the team

  • Ruaridh McKelvey Principal Specialist
    Orthodontist
  • Ruth Fowler Specialist
    Orthodontist
  • Elinor Chalmers Specialist
    Orthodontist
  • Jane Adams Partner/
    Business & Private
    Client Consultant
  • Ariane Diplexcito Orthodontic
    Therapist

Before & After

  • Before
  • After
John - 34Invisalign

Testimonials

Linda
Invisalign - 12 months

I wanted to be able to smile at my wedding so I went for a free consultation with Beam. My smile has been transformed in one year thansks to Rua and his team.

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