Nicola graduated from University of Glasgow in 1996 & started working at Tweedsmuir in 2010. In between graduating and staring here, she also worked in Thurso, Ayr and another practice in Glasgow. Nicola enjoys all aspects of General Practice.
Lorna McIntosh BDS, MFDS RCPSG
Lorna has been working at Tweedsmuir since 2015. After graduating from The University of Manchester in 2014, Lorna has subsequently completed further training and was awarded Membership in the Faculty of Dental Surgeons of Glasgow in 2016. Lorna is now able to offer Invisalign allowing her to offer simple, short-term orthodontics in practice to adult patients as well as being able to offer Composite Bonding. Lorna enjoys all aspects of dentistry but she particularly likes helping nervous or anxious patients begin their dental journey and start to overcome their fears. To assist with this, Lorna now offers IV Sedation.
Dr. Umara Tariq
Dentist GDC: 252030
Dr. Umara Tariq graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 2014 and has since gone on to develop her skills through various courses on cosmetic and restorative dentistry. She also has a first-class degree in Physiology which has enabled her to take a holistic approach to treat her patients. In addition to general dentistry, she provides cosmetic orthodontic treatments and composite bonding. Umara strongly believes in utilizing minimally invasive dentistry to deliver healthy, beautiful smiles. Umara is also currently training to place and restore dental implants, which are the gold standard treatment option for replacing missing teeth. Umara enjoys building long-term relationships with her patients and providing all treatments in a relaxing environment. She treats many patients with dental anxiety, working with them to overcome their phobia. She understands that dental treatment can be daunting and wants to explain everything that her patients need to know to put them at ease. Umara also carries out facial aesthetic treatments, including dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle treatments. This is yet another way she can restore her patients' confidence, which she feels is the most satisfying part of her job. Umara has carried out dental treatment abroad for children in need with the charity Dental Aid Network. This combines her love for dentistry and traveling, and above all helping people. Her research carried out here led to her first journal publication!
Dr. John Fairlie
Dr. John Fairile joined our practice in April and has been a dental practitioner for the last 12 years graduating from the University of Glasgow in 2010 expanding his skills to later gain further qualifications in Dental Implants in the last few years. John has enjoyed his time working in the dental industry and finds it very rewarding to make patients feel happier and promote the importance of oral health. John has had the opportunity to work on many cases which has given him the full opportunity to broaden his skillset and learn as much as he can about new dental techniques to benefit his patients.