Meet The Doctors

Dr. Tushar Bulsara

Doctor of Dental Medicine, DMD

Dr. Tushar Bulsara DMD grew up in Gastonia, North Carolina.  He completed his undergraduate studies in Biology from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and went on to earn a Doctor of Dental medicine from ECU School of Dental Medicine.  Dr. Bulsara stayed with ECU School of Dental Medicine and completed a one year Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Community Service Learning Center in Sylva, NC.

Dr. Bulsara joined the team at Murphy Dental Center to continue providing dental care for patients in the Western NC, North Georgia, and Eastern Tennessee communities.  He looks forward to helping patients improve their dental health and quality of life.  Dr. Bulsara enjoys hiking trails, playing instruments, producing music, and eating at new restaurants.  We are happy and excited to welcome him to join Dr. Watson and the team at Murphy Dental Center.

Dr. Barry Watson

Dr. Watson graduated from Michigan State University with a BS degree in zoology and then received his dental degree from the University of Michigan. He has over 40 years experience as a practicing dentist.

In between degrees Dr. Watson served in the US Army in Vietnam. He commanded the 515th Transportation Company and was awarded the Bronze Star for his service.

Dr Watson is a life member of the American Dental association, the North Carolina Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an emeritus member of the Academy of General Dentistry, academy member of CEREC Doctors,the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry, Doctors Organization for Conscious Sedation, and a Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International.

Dr. Watson is also an alumnus  of the L.D. Pankey Institute and former visiting faculty. He is also a graduate  of the PAC Live Cosmetic Experience and is a Charter and Lifetime Qualified member of the Crown Council.

Dr. Watson and wife Paula have 3 children: daughter  Emily of Farmville NC, Lauren and husband Skyler Hubbard of Asheville and new granddaughter Elizabeth "Hollis", and son Matthew of Cullowhee NC. And of course, grandson "Will".

Dr. Watson's full time passion is playing golf.


Crown Council

Lifetime Qualified Member of Crown Council