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Dr Jonathan Trigg - BDS, DRDP, DPDS

Jonathan graduated in 1989 from the University of Newcastle, and remained there in the restorative dentistry department for six months treating complex cases. He then travelled to Australia to work in hospital and private practice for three years. After working in a number of practices in the UK he joined Dr Paul Murphy in 1999. He is committed to high standards of care and ongoing study, and completed the three year postgraduate qualifications from the Eastman and the Bristol Dental Hospitals in 2002. He has a keen interest in cosmetic and implant dentistry as well as root canal treatment.


Dr Paul Murphy - BDS, DRDP

Having graduated in 1983 at the Welsh National school of medicine Paul became a partner in a large Bristol practice in 1985.He has since been responsible for running several surgeries throughout the city and founded THE DENTAL SURGERY in 1997.The idea of being able to offer patients the facility to see different specialists within one building was the first of its kind in the area and continues to set new standards.

Paul became the first dental surgeon in the country to be awarded a Diploma in Restorative Dental Practice by University College London and is also a registered Nobel Biocare surgeon. He offers a referral service for both implantology and root canal treatment and has a special interest in cosmetic and advanced restorative dentistry.

Paul has three children, is closely associated with Clifton College School and is a keen sportsman.


Dr Joseph McGill - BDS, MSc, FDS RCPS, M Orth RCS, MSc

Joe graduated in 1992 from the University of Glasgow and remained in the city for vocational training in general dentistry. A year of study and clinical training at Newcastle Dental School led to a Masters Degree in Restorative Dentistry in 1994. During a further two years on hospital rotation he was awarded a Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, gaining the certificate for best performance.

In 1996 Joseph was appointed specialist registrar in Orthodontics at Bristol Dental Hospital and Royal United Hospital, Bath and completed his Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1999 and an MSc by Research from the University of Bristol in 2000. Joseph has a special interest in adult orthodontics.


Julie Hatton-
Dental Assistant
Rachel Gore Rowe
Dental Assistant
Andrea Gale
Dental Assistant
Emma Lowe
Dental Hygienist
Suzanne Benjamin
Dental Hygienist
Karen Beveridge
Dental Hygienist
Marta Dring
Dental Hygienist
Gabriella Cohen
Cathryn De'Ath

The Bristol Perio Group

Roger J Yates - BDS FDSRCS MScD FDS(Rest Dent)
Consultant/Honorary Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry (Periodontology)

Specialist in Periodontology

Roger Yates trained at Birmingham Dental Hospital qualifying in 1984. The following 5 year period was spent developing skills in hospital services including 3 years as a Registrar in Restorative Dentistry. The next 7 years in general dental practice then a return to hospital services at Bristol where he completed specialist training in Restorative Dentistry and gained a Consultant post in 2003. He has lectured extensively particularly in Periodontology and published a number of papers in peer reviewed journals.


Nicola West BDS FDSRCS PhD FDS(Rest Dent)
Senior Lecture/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry (Periodontology)
Specialist in Periodontics

Nicola trained at Cardiff Dental School gaining Fellowship in junior hospital appointments and a PhD in Dentine Hypersensitivity, before being appointed as Senior Lecturer/ Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry (Periodontology) at Bristol Dental Hospital. Nicola is the British Society of Periodontology Representative in the South West, has published prolifically in peer reviewed journals and is an international speaker in her field of periodontology.