Since graduation, Jillian has worked in both general practice and within the hospital dental service. Early in her career she worked full time in both the restorative dentistry department and also the oral surgery department within Glasgow Dental Hospital and the Victoria Infirmary in Glasgow. Jillian continues to work in the dental hospital on a part time basis where she is a clinical teacher in restorative dentistry.
Although enjoying all aspects of dentistry very much, Jillian does have a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and implant dentistry and has been placing and restoring dental implants since 2006.
In 2015 Jillian passed the 2 year Diploma in Implant Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons of England. She was the first female dentist in Scotland to successfully complete and be awarded this diploma by the RCS England.