Windsor House
Dental Practice

Our Team

Windsor House Dental Practice

Our chairside support includes five dental nurses -  Lorna, Sarah, Hannah, Lynda and Roxanne. Your first call to our practice will be met by our receptionists - Lorna and Sarah who deal with practice and financial administration. We strive to stay on schedule so as not to keep anyone waiting. We know how valuable your time is.

Kirsty Mcleod our hygienist is dedicated to preserving and improving your oral health. Routine preventive dental care is a necessary and proven way to preserve teeth and the gums and bone tissues which support them. We consider them to be very important members of our team.

Meet Our Dentists

Robert Donald BDS (Hons) Edinburgh , DGDP (UK)

Dr Donald has been caring for the people of Nairn and the surrounding area for 35 years. He graduated BDS with "honours" in 1983 from Edinburgh Dental School, being one of only 2 to graduate with honours that year . During his 5 year long undergraduate training period, he gained "distinctions" in Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy with Dental anatomy, Prosthodontic techniques, Dental materials Science, Pathology and Bacteriology, Pharmacology and Theraputics, Forensic odontology, Prosthodontics and Preventive dentistry. He also was awarded class medals in Bacteriology, Childrens Dentistry and Preventive dentistry, before spending 18 month as a House officer/Senior House officer in various departments (Orthodontics,Oral surgery, Prosthetics) at Edinburgh Dental Hospital. In 1984 Dr Donald attained Part 1 in the Fellowship in Dental surgery , Royal College of surgeons in Edinburgh 

He gained the Diploma in General Dental Practice in 1992 from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Committed to on-going continuing education, Dr Donald keeps up to date with new techniques and regularly attends update course on all aspects of dentistry. Dr Donald has a special interest in preventive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and the treatment of anxious/phobic patients.  

Membership of professional organisations include:

  • Non- executive director Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland
  • Chairman of BDA's Scottish Council.
  • British Dental Association-Parliamentary and Media Spokesman

Well published in dental journals, Dr. Donald had a regular column in the "Dentistry Scotland"  magazine and was it's consultant editor . He recently hosted the "Dentistry Scotland Awards" 

Dr. Donald is married to Ann and has three daughters and a stepson. In his free time, he enjoys fishing , playing the Bagpipes and the Piano.

GDC Number 57704

Matthew Dickie BDS University of Glasgow

 
Matthew graduated from Glasgow Dental Hospital in 2015. Since then he has worked in numerous care settings gaining a broad  experience of high quality, and modern dentistry. In 2017, Matthew was accepted as a Member of the Faculty of Dentistry at Glasgow's Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons following written and oral examinations, demonstrating an extensive knowledge of general dentistry.  Over the past two years Matthew was working in private practice in New Zealand. After his return to the UK and his marriage to Becky, the couple decided to relocate to the North of Scotland.  
He has a wonderful manner with patients, facilitating conversations around his patients wants and desires for their smile.  He is passionate about the importance of impeccable oral hygiene and empowering patients to take control of this. He likes to use pictures and drawings to educate his patients of issues encountered and the different options available.
Outside of dentistry, Matthew enjoys cycling and watching rugby as he no longer plays. Catching up with his friends and family is very important to Matthew. He is always experimenting in the kitchen and throughout lockdown has been developing his sourdough baking skills

GDC Number 258013