Dr. Rhu McKelvey

Dr. Rhu McKelvey

Specialist orthodontist

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Free initial consultation Extended office hours Consultation available within 2 weeks


Beam Absolute - Dr. McKelvey 36 South Tay Street DD1 1PD, Dundee, GB +441382202222smile@beamortho.combeamortho.com

Opening hours

Monday9:00 - 18:00
Tuesday9:00 - 19:00
Wednesday8:30 - 16:00
Thursday9:00 - 19:00
Friday9:00 - 16:00


Ruaridh McKelvey BDS (Glasgow) 1995, FDSRCS 1998, M.Orth (Edinburgh) 2002. Specialist Orthodontist and a 'Diamond II' level Invisalign provider. Rhu has been a Specialist in Orthodontics since 2002, and a Certified Invisalign provider since 2005. He has worked full time in orthodontics since 1999 when he started his Post-Graduate Orthodontic training at Bristol dental Hospital. He graduated in Dentistry at Glasgow University in 1995 with a certificate of merit in Orthodontics in the same class as his wife Jane. Rhu worked in general practice then Maxillo-facial surgery while he achieved his Fellowship in Dental Surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons. In 1998 he won a place on the three year Specialist Orthodontic training program in Bristol and Exeter, completing the Orthodontic Specialty exam (M.Orth) in Edinburgh in 2002. Rhu has worked both in Orthodontic practice and as a locum consultant. He has been based in Dundee (Jane’s home town) since 2005 where he launched Beam Orthodontics with his wife, Jane. Rhu has been a certified Invisalign user since 2005 and uses Invisalign routinely as one of the treatment options available in his clinic, alongside conventional ceramic fixed braces. Since starting Beam, Rhu has been an active member of the Scottish orthodontic specialist group, was previously the lead clinician of the Tayside orthodontic managed clinical network. He now sits on both the Tayside area dental committee and the Tayside local dental committee. Rhu has been a member of the British Orthodontic society since 1999 and regularly attends the annual British Orthodontic conference. More recently he has also attended the 2015 American Orthodontic Conference in San Francisco and the 2016 European Orthodontic congress in Stockholm, the American Conference in San Diego 2017 and the Damon Forum in Monaco 2017. In 2016 Rhu joined 'The Invisible Orthodontist' clinical group spanning the UK, Australia and the USA bringing together true world leaders in the field of Invisalign treatments. the group is dedicated to developing elite practitioners in Invisailgn treatments. What all this means is that Rhu is a highly trained and experienced Specialist in Orthodontics with particular focus on Invisalign. All he does is orthodontics. No fillings, no crowns, no root canal, no dentures, no scale and polishes, no check ups, no bridges or implants. Just Invisalign and braces. So if you are interested in getting your teeth straightened and, you want to have Invisalign, then Rhu is the man to see. GDC Reg no 70532

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