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Welcome to {my}dentist, the collon, londonderry Dentist located in Londonderry


Our dental practices in Northern Ireland will open on 1st July, with a limited range of dental treatments available.

When we have all of the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) in place to ensure your safety, we will offer our full range of dental treatments.

Prioritising patients in need

We are prioritising patients in need, including anyone who has suffered pain during lockdown. Please do not try to book a routine appointment, such as a check-up, just yet. We will advise you when you can.

Please don’t visit our practices for any reason unless you are asked to do so.

Speak to us if you need support

If you do suffer dental pain, or need advice from a dentist, please call us. We are available to offer you advice and support by phone.

Protective measures in practice

If you are visiting a practice for an appointment there are some changes you need to know about for your safety. Please view our safety information here.

Opening times

Please contact the practice for their current opening times

Click here to read our guide to Managing dental problems at home during Covid-19
Patient safety - What a visit to us will be like during Covid-19 For information on the Corona Virus click here
Accepting New patients

Our services at a glance

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Opening times

08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 17:30
Sunday Closed


Telephone: 028 7126 0612
Email: Click here to send an email


1 St Patricks Terrace, Londonderry, BT48 7QR.

About {my}dentist, the collon, londonderry

Welcome to {my}dentist, the collon, londonderry . From teething toddlers to denture wearers, our practice caters for all.

Along with the full range of NHS dental services, you'll find a great selection of cosmetic treatments, including tooth whitening and dentures.

You can get in touch with us using the details at the top of this page.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Practice facilities

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  • Dental implants

    Dental implants

    Replace your missing teeth or finally get rid of those troublesome dentures. For more information call
    028 7126 0612

  • Dental Hygiene


    Our professional hygienist services offer unique oral hygiene guidance. For more information call
    028 7126 0612

  • Straight teeth

    Straight teeth

    Transform your smile with clear, invisible braces for straighter teeth. For more information call
    028 7126 0612

  • Tooth whitening

    Teeth whitening

    Improve the appearance of your teeth with our world class whitening systems. For more information call
    028 7126 0612

Our treatments and costs

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  • Private dentistry

NHS treatments and costs

To see if you are exempt from paying for NHS dental treatments please click here.

There is nothing more important to us than the safety of our patients and team members

Due to increased level of personal protective equipment (PPE) there is a supplement charge for private treatments from £7*

* subject to the treatment you will be receiving. Your clinician and practice team will advise on any additional costs for your specific treatment.

Meet the team at {my}dentist, the collon, londonderry

Your clinicians

  • Dr.Eldred Julius Qualified from: BChD South Africa, 1999 GDC No: 80091
    Eldred qualified as a dental surgeon at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa in 1999 where he worked in his private practice before moving to the UK more than 15 years ago. He was also involved in the training of Dentists at the University of Stellenbosch before moving to the UK. Eldred has a wealth of experience with a special interest in implants. Eldred has been working for {my}dentist Collon now for several years. He is renowned for his caring and gentle approach and dedication to patient care. Eldred completed a course with Stockport Dental Seminars putting him a unique position to treat patients with TMJD and jaw pain. Eldred enjoys spending time with his children and wife when not at work and enjoy playing golf as a hobby.
  • Dr.Heather Ogilive Qualified from: BDS United Kingdom, 2004 GDC No: 83601
    Heather graduated in Dental Surgery from Queen's University Belfast in 2004 with an honours degree and distinction in 'The Practice of Dentistry', 'Orthodontics', 'Oral Surgery', 'Oral Microbiology', 'Medicine in Dentistry' and 'Paediatrics'. Heather returned to her native Derry and worked in a practice in the waterside area for three years before joining Collon Dental Care in 2007 now {my}dentist, Collon. She enjoys all aspects of dentistry, particularly endodontics and dealing with anxious patients and she's happy to provide treatment under the NHS or on a private basis. Outside of work she enjoys films, reading and walking on Donegal beaches.
  • Dr.Jill McDowell Qualified from: BDS United Kingdom, 2004 GDC No: 83597
    Jill qualified from Queens University Belfast, with distinction in the practice of dentistry. Her vocational training year was in a general practice in Montrose, Scotland in 2005. Jill has been working in Derry since 2005 as a General Dental Practitioner, gaining experience in general dentistry on an NHS and private basis. She has a special interest in short term orthodontics, completing training in Six Month Smiles in 2012 and in Quick Straight Teeth in 2015. Jill also gained a certificate in anti-wrinkle treatments - Botox and Dermal Fillers in 2014. She enjoys being a General Dental Practitioner and has a good relationship with a loyal patient base which has grown over the years, with new patients on a weekly basis. Outside of work Jill is a wife, and mother of 3 children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
  • Dr.Mark Doody Qualified from: BDS United Kingdom, 2014 GDC No: 251130
    Mark Doody graduated from the University of Dundee. Mark provides a high quality of dental care to both his NHS and Private patients. He is currently taking a restorative course under the tutelage of Professor Paul Tipton. This intensive course will aid him in providing full Smile Makeover cases. Mark is trained in anti - wrinkle treatments using materials such as Botox. He provides all forms of treatments such as Fillings, Root Canal treatment, acrylic, flexible and metal dentures, periodontal treatment and extractions. His patients well being and their satisfaction with the work he has carried out is of paramount importance to Mark.
  • Dr.Sara Mason Qualified from: BDS Manc 2016 manchester , 2016 GDC No: 264518
    Sara graduated from the University of Manchester in 2016 and has been working across both England and Northern Ireland and has gained extensive experience in Private and NHS dental treatment. Sara relocated back home and is working at {my}dentist Foyle. She enjoys travelling and is fascinating to chat to about her experiences across the globe. Sara has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics including dermal fillers and antiwrinkle treatments as well as endodontics (root canal treatment). Sara gets great satisfaction in the amazing results she has seen from her cosmetic treatments and her happy patients. She likes to create a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in the clinics
  • Ms.Samantha Morrison Qualified from: Dip Dent Hygiene Belfast, 2008 GDC No: 154122
    Samantha joined the team in 2013 and has developed a good relationship with all our dentists. She qualified as a dental hygienist in June 2011 from Queens University. Before this Samantha was a qualified dental nurse in both private and NHS community dentistry. She is very passionate in trying to help our patients to achieve healthy teeth and gums. Samantha achieves this by educating patients in a relaxed environment and by building trust between her and her patients.. Samanthas main area of expertise is cosmetic stain removal along with whitening which she really enjoys. Using our airflow system she can remove the most stubborn stains caused by smoking, tea/coffee and red wine, giving patients a beautiful white smile again.
  • Dr.Sarah Elizabeth Gallagher Qualified from: BDS University of Liverpool 2017 United Kingdom, 2017 GDC No: 270667

Dental professionals must be registered with the GDC and meet high standards. Find us on the register: www.gdc-uk.org

Last updated: Tuesday, 03 March 2020