Our Staff

Paul

Paul Grudings (BDS QUB)

PRINCIPLE DENTIST – GDC REG: 61309

Paul is the practice owner and principal dentist. He qualified at Queens, Belfast in 1986. He takes a keen interest in postgraduate dental education and has been a trainer to young dentists on numerous occasions. Paul currently treats adults mainly through the Denplan Scheme, Independently and carries out limited NHS treatment for patients exempt from NHS charges. Children of the above adults will be cared for on the NHS.

Laura

Laura Hanlon (BDS QUB)

DENTIST – GDC REG: 82206

Laura joined the practice in 2003 after qualifying at Queens University, Belfast. Laura continues to treat patients already registered with the NHS, Independently and Denplan. Laura is married to Neil and has one daughter called Beth, born in July 2012.Laura has two children, Beth & Max.

Victoria

Victoria Smith (BDS QUB)

DENTIST – GDC REG: 113270

Victoria is originally from Dungannon and joined the practice in 2007, after qualifying at QUB with a distinction in orthodontics. She treats patients on the NHS, Independently and on the Denplan Scheme. Victoria enjoys all aspects of dental care, especially putting anxious adults and children at ease.

Victoria is married to Timmy and has two children, called Sophie & Isabella. She enjoys shopping and spending time with friends and family.

Victoria

Conor O’Hare (BDS Dundee)

DENTIST – GDC REG: 251040

Conor graduated from the University of Dundee in 2014 and returned home to Northern Ireland where he completed his Vocational training year in Templepatrick. Conor treats patients on the NHS, Denplan and independently.

Conor enjoys the broad range of treatments in general practice with particular interests in endodontics and aesthetic dentistry and is always looking to further his knowledge through postgraduate training.

As well as football, Conor enjoys skiing, mountain biking and going to the gym. He is also an avid Liverpool FC fan!

Jane

Jane Erwin

HYGIENIST – GDC REG: 161651

Jane is a Dental Hygienist and joined the practice after qualifying in 2010.

Jane is married to Michael and has one son called Christian.

Practice Staff

Allison

Allison Holdsworth

PRACTICE MANAGER

Allison qualified as a dental nurse in 1980 and has been with the practice since 1997. She takes care of the general day-to-day running of the practice and is available to discuss any problems or queries that you may have.

Allison is married and has three grown up sons.

She enjoys shopping, holidays and spending time with her 5 grandchildren.

Marian

Marian O’Neill

RECEPTIONIST / DENTAL NURSE

Marian joined the practice in 2000 and qualified as a dental nurse in 2001.

Marian is married with 2 children.

She enjoys music & relaxing with friends and family.

Dental Nurses

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Laura joined the practice in 2003 and has been working as a dental nurse since 1999. Laura has two children and enjoys shopping, walking and concerts.

Ashley

Ashley joined the practice in 2005 and qualified as a dental nurse in 2006, she is married and enjoys spending time with 3 dogs and shopping. Ashley is currently on maternity leave after the birth of her daughter.

Jill

Jill qualified as a dental nurse in 1997 and has been working with  us since 2007. Jill is married with two children and enjoys horseriding, running and knitting.

Janine

Janine joined the practice in 2008 and qualified as a dental nurse in 2010.
Janine enjoys holidays, cinema and country music.

Becky

Becky joined the practice in 2011 and qualified as a dental nurse in 2012.
Becky enjoys cars, marine fish, shopping and looking after her horse, Halli.

Emma

Emma joined the practice in 2011 and currently training as a dental nurse.
Emma is married with 4 children. Emma enjoys socialising, spending with her family & friends