Meet our Team
Friendly. Caring. Highly Experienced.
Led by a husband and wife team – Dr Joe Watson and Dr Raashi Tiwari, at Tiwari Watson Dental Care we are passionate about our practice ethos of ensuring ‘gentle and caring dental excellence is at the heart of everything we do’.
We are therefore proud of the depth of skills and experience within our forward-thinking team of highly trained dental professionals. As a team, we take a gentle approach to dentistry and we aim to ensure that each of our patients are able to relax in the knowledge that they are in safe, caring and capable hands whilst they are in our care.
Dr Joe Watson BDS, MSc (Implantology), MFDS RCPS (Glas)
GDC REG NO: 210084
Originally from Belfast, Joe graduated with commendation in General Dentistry from the University of Glasgow in 2011. In 2013, he completed post-graduate training in IV Sedation for nervous patients. Joe is a member of the British Dental Association and the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and has also trained in the use of Invisible Braces and Anti-Wrinkle Injections. With a strong commitment to personal development and professional excellence, Joe has also successfully passed his Diploma to become a member of the prestigious Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He then went back to University on a part time basis in 2016 for two years to study for a Masters degree in Dental Implantology at the University of Manchester. In his spare time, Joe enjoys playing golf (badly) and spending time with family and friends.
Joe was a finalist for the BEST YOUNG DENTIST UK at the UK DENTISTRY AWARDS 2022.
Dr Raashi Tiwari BDS
GDC REG NO: 209997
Raashi graduated from the Universtiy of Glasgow in 2011. Her post graduate training has involved cosmetic braces and IV Sedation/anxiety management for nervous patients. Aswell as fixed braces, Raashi is also fully trained and accredited as an ‘Invisalign Go’ Provider.’ She has completed extensive training in facial aesthetics and enjoys enhancing patients natural features using anti-wrinkle injections and fillers. She is dedicated to providing high quality dentistry and thanks to her calming demeanour she is particularly good at putting nervous patients at ease. In her spare time Raashi enjoys all outdoor adventures including walking, cycling, travelling and most of all spending quality time with family.
Dr Laura Grant BDS
GDC REG NO: 264111
Our dentist Laura is originally from Lisburn in Northern Ireland. She graduated from the University of Dundee with a commendation and has been working with us in Glasgow ever since. Laura has a friendly and personable approach to treating patients and has a particular interest in treating those who are nervous. Outside of work, Laura enjoys socialising and playing sports. She is a keen golfer and in the past has represented her home country of Ireland playing off a handicap of 2. She now prefers to play more socially and also plays netball for a local club every week.
Laura was a finalist for the BEST YOUNG DENTIST SCOTLAND at the DENTISTRY SCOTLAND AWARDS 2022.
Dr Kamal Madhok BDS
GDC REG NO: 257696
Kamal graduated from Dundee University and he completed his post graduate training in Newport-on-Tay. He has since returned to Glasgow where he has been working in Bo’Ness. He joined our team at Tiwari Watson Dental Care in 2019. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, and also treating those who are anxious. Kamal has a relaxed and calm approach to dentistry, and he will always strive to do his best for his patients. He is a keen runner and having grown up in Glasgow he enjoys trying out new local restaurants with his wife, and spending time with family & friends.
Dr Lydia McGowan BDS (Hons) MJDF RCS Eng
GDC REG NO: 270513
Lydia is the most recent dentist to join the team at Tiwari Watson Dental Care. She graduated from the University of Glasgow with Honours and has completed post graduate training with the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians in England. She has spent time working in both hospital and the public dental service but enjoys the the variety and busy pace of working in general practice.
Lydia originally comes from Ireland and has just returned from New Zealand where she worked in general practice too. Lydia provides a wide variety of treatments and enjoys helping patients gain confidence with their smile. She loves meeting and getting to know her patients and putting them at ease as much as possible.
Aside from Dentistry, Lydia loves the outdoors and going to her local Crossfit gym.
Dr David Chan BDS, MSc (Implant) MJDF RCS
SPECIAL INTEREST IN DENTAL IMPLANTS
GDC REG NO: 62139
Mr Chan graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1987. He has owned his own dental practice in Springburn, Glasgow for over 20 years and in that time has carried out countless dental sedations, wisdom tooth extractions and dental implants. He gained his MSc in Implant Dentistry after 3 years of further post graduate training at the University of Warwick in 2012. He now mentors other dentists in the placement of dental implants. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of England in 2013. Due to his broad experience Mr Chan has a calm, confident approach to treating patients. Mr Chan speaks english, mandarin, cantonese and malay.
GDC REG NO: 264910
Rebecca graduated with Distinction in Oral Health Science from Glasgow Dental Hospital. With a dual qualification in Dental Hygiene-Therapy, the treatment Rebecca offers varies widely from stain removal to fillings and treating paediatric patients. She has an excellent approach and demeanour when working with children. Rebecca’s encouragement and enthusiasm ensures patients are well educated and motivated in caring for their dental health. Outside of dentistry, Rebecca enjoys living a healthy lifestyle by going to the gym and attending fitness classes. Rebecca enjoys spending weekends at the family retreat in St Andrews, Fife.
GDC REG NO: 257167
Rebecca graduated from the University of the Highlands and Islands in 2018 with a BSc with Distinction in Oral Health Science. After gaining her degree she carried out a year long vocational training programme in general dental practice before going on to work in the Public Dental Service. Since qualifying Rebecca has developed a specialist interest in treating anxious patients and has gone on to complete training in inhalation sedation and cognitive behavioural therapy.
She also has an interest in paediatric dentistry and is currently a member of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry after previously sitting on the committee for the west of Scotland branch.