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Nichola really understands how ageing can affect a person. All of us see and experience those changes but may not know how to manage them. Nichola feels that managing those changes correctly can keep us looking and feeling good whatever our individual needs are.
Nichola has been practicing for over 22 years as a registered dentist and has completed advanced post graduate training in dental implants and facial aesthetics. As a result of her experience in Cosmetic Dentistry, she has specialised knowledge and experience of the anatomy and aesthetic proportions of the face.
Nichola feels that in some ways dentistry is an art form which has given her complementary surgical skills and anatomical understanding when performing facial aesthetic procedures. She is experienced in interpersonal patient-clinician relationships, having been responsible for the healthcare needs of her dental patients for over 17 years in Morayshire. Just like your teeth need to be looked after, so does your FACE. Dr Nichola Maasdorp can look after you whatever your needs or budget.
Our staff receive regular training and attend industry conferences which allows them to understand the ageing process and give you advice and recommendations. We are conveniently located in the heart of Elgin with secure parking available at the rear frontage of the house. The clinic allows a discrete approach to maintain anonymity.
No4 clinic is a Health Improvement Scotland registered clinic. This means that we are independently regulated and adhere to the highest standards which means an added layer of reassurance for our patients.
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Nichola Maasdorp at Number 4 Address
Nichola Maasdorp at Number 4, 4 Mayne Road, Elgin, IV30 1NY
Nichola was born in London but grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. Shortly after graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, she was recruited to work treating VIP’s at a military airbase in Saudi Arabia. Her now husband, whom she met there, persuaded her to move to Scotland, where she has been ever since. She loves her children, the outdoors, travelling, swimming and has a menagerie of animals whom she is loves too.
Nichola has made it her mission to really understand how to manage the ageing process for you, so that you have a goal and long term plan to keep you looking and feeling amazing. She has over 26 years of clinical experience and has accessed training from world leaders to ensure she can offer the best advice and deliver her treatments in keeping with her high standards. She holds a Level 7 Injectables Qualification for Aesthetic Medicine from the prestigious Harley Academy, which means she has been comprehensively trained and assessed by a panel of experts in her field. Nichola is one of only 3 practitioners to reach expert status from the Allergan Medical Institution, this means she regularly attends training and is assessed by an expert from the institute.
As a registered dentist, she holds memberships of several professional associations namely; BDA, Consulting Rooms, International Medical Conferencence Association of Surgeons(IMCAS) and the Aesthetic Multispeciality Society(AMS). These memberships mean that she has the support of these institutes for the safe and efficient delivery of her services as well as keeping up to date with the latest developments in her field.
She loves working with you to help you reach your goals and discover what treatments and future plans are right for you. The proof of her success is her patient testimonials some of whom have been coming to her for over 20 years! Furthermore, her patients travel from far and away to see her and recommend their friends and family too.
Skin Therapist Su Jones
Dental Hygiene ( RAF Halton 1994), Hydrafacial Therapist training ( Consulting rooms group 2017), PRX Biorevitalisation ( Medical Aesthetic Group 2017)
Some of you will know Su from Nichola’s dental practice. It’s testimony to her skills and nature that she was the first person Nichola asked when she needed a therapist to help her out in her aesthetic practice.
Su qualified as a dental assistant after joining the RAF IN 1986. Inspired by her colleagues she went on to qualify as a hygienist in 1994. She was awarded best Academic student of the year, evidence to her dedication to all aspects of her work. Her work as a hygienist has taken her all over the country and to the Falklands before moving to the Elgin area, where she lives with her children and husband.
Su is passionate about patient care which is shown in her careful and thorough approach. Su has trained in all aspects Hydrafacial and her training ensures patients are being guided by her knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the skin. Apart from Hydrafacial, Su is an expert in giving advice skin care products, is trained to perform and interpret skin scans and can perform our new PRX bio-revitalisation treatment.