About Appletree Dental Care

Meet the Team

Dr Brendan Murphy at Appletree Dental Care

Dr Brendan Murphy

(BDS Glasgow) 1992 GDC 67679

Dr Murphy principal at Appletree Dental Care has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry including clear braces, metal free crowns and bridgework and porcelain veneers, having completed several hundred smile makeovers in the last few years. Dr Murphy’s main concern is giving patients a smile they are happy with whilst maintaining the focus on dental health.

Implantology: Having completed a Dental Implant year course in Edinburgh (2005-6), Dr Murphy has vast experience in this field. He is a member of the Association of Dental Implantology and International Team for Implantology.

Orthodontics: Dr Murphy has completed several hundred cases using clear braces over recent years. He is also Six Month Smiles and Inman Aligner accredited. The photos in our cosmetic dentistry gallery are examples of Dr Murphy’s skills as a cosmetic dentist.

Dr Robert Kirke

(BDS Glasgow)

Dr Kirke is the latest to join the team at Appletree dental. Originally from Northern Ireland he studied dentistry at Glasgow University.

He has a particular interest in helping nervous dental patients and also takes great pride in his work in the field of cosmetic dentistry.

He introduces himself in this short video.

Dr Drew Gibson at Appletree Dental Care

Dr Drew Gibson

(BDS Glasgow) 1992 GDC 67679

Dr Gibson visits Appletree Dental Care to provide sedation for nervous dental patients

Dr Gibson graduated in Dundee Dental Hospital. He is a member of the BDA's Scottish Dental Practice Committee and undertook formal training in sedation at the Eastman Dental Institute, University College London.

Laura Herdman hygienist at Appletree Dental Care

Laura Herdman

(CEB Dip Dental Hygiene 1999) GDC 592

Laura Herdman is the dental hygienist at Appletree Dental.

Find out more about Laura on our dental hygienist page.

dr allan rennie at Appletree Dental Care

Dr Allan Rennie

(BDS 2000 MFDS RCS DPDS) GDC 78040

Dr Rennie has a special interest in orthodontics and is Clearstep, Inman Aligner and Six Month Smiles accredited.

We refer many cases of children's orthodontics to Dr Rennie due to his vast experience in this field. He is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh).

Appletree Dental Care Staff

andrea at Appletree Dental Care


Dental Nurse

Rebecca dental nurse at Appletree Dental Care


Dental Nurse

Laura dental nurse at Appletree Dental Care


Dental Nurse

cherie nurse at Appletree Dental Care


Dental Nurse

andrena staff at Appletree Dental Care



Dentist Referrals

We are pleased to accept referrals from other dental practices for both dental implants and orthodontic treatment.

Referrals can be made by telephone, email, post, fax or by using our contact form. Patients can usually be seen within two weeks.

Dental Implants

We can place and restore implants on referral or can place implants and return the patient to the referring dentist for restoration.


We accept NHS referrals for under 18s or for NHS exempt adults. We also accept private referrals for conventional orthodontics, Clearstep, 6 Month Smiles, Inman Aligner or Simpli 5.

You do not need to be a Glasgow dentist to contact us. We accept referrals from all over Scotland

Complaints Procedure

Here at Appletree Dental Care we work hard to ensure that we meet the expectations of our patients. We want you to be happy with the service you receive from us and we take any concerns that you may have with anything very seriously. Our Practice complaints procedure has been put in place to allow us to handle any complaints to a high standard.

If you have concerns regarding any area of care you have received from us please contact Brendan Murphy or Andrena Grant in writing:

Apple Tree Dental Care
3 Crow Road
G11 7RT

You can also send an email through our practice contact form.

If you are not satisfied with our response, you can get in touch with The Scottish Public Services by writing to:

The Scottish Public Services
4 Melville Street
Tel: 0800 337 7330

Or contact the Dental Complaints Service through their website.