Dr.Aoife Sinead Monaghan
Qualified from: BDS University of Glasgow 2016 Scotland, 2016
GDC No: 264234
Aoife graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2016 and attained professional exams to become a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2017. After completing university, Aoife then spent two years working in general practice and Edinburgh Dental Hospital providing specialist care in Oral Surgery, Paediatric and Restorative Dentistry. This experience has given her a wide range of skills which she implements into her every day practice. Aoife moved back home to Derry in September 2018 and joined our practice. Aoife is committed to providing the highest quality of dental care for her patients and works hard to make them feel at ease.
Qualified from: BDS Belfast, 2012
GDC No: 227024
Ciara Dorrian graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in July 2012 with several distinctions. Ciara thoroughly enjoyed her five years training in Belfast but also looked forward to coming back to her hometown where she completed her dental foundation training year locally. Following this, Ciara then applied for an associate dentist position at Foyle Dental Spa, now known as mydentist, Foyle Dental Centre in August 2013. She has been happily working there now for over four years. In this time she has built up great working relationships with the staff and has built a healthy patient list and an excellent rapport with her patients. Ciara is very settled in Derry and enjoys all aspects of general dentistry, in particular restorative dentistry and she looks forward to developing her training and expertise in this field in the near future.
Qualified from: BDS Dund 2005 dundee, 2005
GDC No: 85379
Julie graduated from the University of Dundee in 2005. After graduation Julie began working in Omagh, Co Tyrone. Over the next 12 years Julie worked hard to improve both her communication and clinical skills. Julie also spent time furthering her education on several courses and achieved a postgraduate diploma in dental studies from the University of Bristol with a masters in restorative and aesthetic dentistry and with merit from the University of Manchester. Julies aim was to improve her knowledge and skills in modern restorative techniques. Julie is focused on encouraging and creating a relaxed family friendly environment where all patients feel comfortable expressing their dental desires and receiving good quality dental care.
Qualified from: BDS Belfast, 2012
GDC No: 229120
Michaela graduated from Queen's University Belfast in 2012. Since then she has completed VT training in Derry and has continued to work locally. Michaela has worked in mydentist Foyle for over 3 years and thoroughly enjoys working in this practice. Michaela's aim is to put her patients at ease and make them feel comfortable and welcome in the dental practice. With a keen interest in all aspects of dentistry, she strives to provide the best quality of dental treatments and enjoys the day to day procedures. Michaela is particularly interested in aesthetic dentistry and has qualified in short term orthodontics, she has also completed training in Facial Aesthetics. She really enjoys doing composite fillings and changing smiles with this minimally invasive procedure. Michaela hopes to complete some new restorative courses in the near future to develop new techniques to provide here at mydentist Foyle.
Qualified from: BDS MFDS (RCPSG) MSc Glasgow, 2010
GDC No: 191091
Rosemary graduated from University of Glasgow in 2010, became a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2012 and obtained a masters in restorative and aesthetic dentistry from the University of Manchester in 2016.
Rosemary has a wide range of experience as she has worked in general practice, hospital dentistry and community dentistry.
She is a friendly, approachable person who puts her patients at ease. For anxious patients she is qualified to provide IV midazolam sedation.
Aesthetics is an area she is interested, both in the field of dentistry and facial aesthetics. She is available to provide treatments such as; botulinum toxin, dermal fillers and skin peels. She completed her training for these at Harley Street, London.
Rosemary joined the practice after moving back to her hometown, Derry.
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.
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 mydentist 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.
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