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Nicola Murdoch

Nicola Murdoch


Nicola was brought up in Berkshire and qualified from the University of Bristol in 2003. Following a post in Oral Surgery in Cambridge, she returned to General Dental Practice in 2005.

She has been awarded Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery and Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practice by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. In 2014 she completed an MSc in Restorative Dentistry from the University of Leeds with Distinction.

Nicola has examined for the Royal College of Surgeons of England and taught undergraduate students at the University of Bristol. She appraises dentists throughout the Thames Valley for Health Education England.

As well as providing General Dentistry, her particular interests are the treatment of tooth wear, prosthodontics and aesthetic dentistry including tooth whitening and composite bonding. She often treats multi-disciplinary cases in conjunction with the Specialist practitioners at the Briars.

Nicola has a minimally invasive, caring and holistic approach to dentistry and treats patients of all ages, especially those who may be apprehensive. She enjoys improving her patients’ confidence by helping them to achieve healthy and bright smiles.

Outside of dentistry Nicola enjoys cookery, clay pigeon shooting and spending time in the countryside with her family and dog.

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patient Testimonials

I would like to thank Vicki and Laura for fixing my broken tooth and filling yesterday. They were exceptionally kind in making me feel relaxed under such difficult circumstances. Best wishes,Lyndie

Very comfortable and safe experience my recent visit to you was. Thank you for all your care. E. Fenston

I would like to thank you for your efforts to provide a safe environment for dentistry. I would like to commend them for their courtesy and professionalism in this new situation. I felt very safe and I hope that they did too. S. Kerr

The new reception procedure was straightforward with no hassle and to all intents and purposes almost ‘normal’. Marcus

The staff were very friendly and helpful, explaining everything clearly. I felt like the treatment was completely tailored to me and they knew what would be suitable for my skin type more than I did. G. Chaloner

I undertook Invisalign treatment with Dr Holden. It was the best thing I have ever done, Pain free, straight forward and most importantly invisible. Vicki

My time in the dental chair was totally painless, Nick and his lovely nurse Kasia made me feel at ease (so much so I managed to doze off for a short time) Mr Preston

I just wanted to say that the implant has been really good – actually bliss – the bridge was my bête noir. I couldn’t been more grateful for the care and outcome of your treatment. Anonymous

Thank you to the Briars for giving me the perfect smile for my wedding! I highly recommend the practice! Mrs Hawkins

A short note to send my sincere thanks to Nick French for helping me overcome my 30 plus year fear of dentistry! Karen

I just wanted to say thank you for doing such a grand job with my fillings yesterday! Julia

Thank you for fitting the Somnowell Snore Guard and how professional the services was right form the first assessment... Karl

Thank you for doing a super job on my filling – looks so much better :) Kate

Thank you for being kind and dealing with my terror and silly behaviour of not having been to a dentist in so long. Margaret

Thanks for my lovely new tooth, now I can feel my mouth again, it feels great!

Just a brief note to say how much I appreciate the fact that you fitted me into your busy schedule yesterday... David

I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with all the the work you have done with my teeth and mouth generally. David

Keep up the good work and hope we meet again sometime. Pearl

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