028 276 63808

info@causewaydental.com

Dental practice in Ballymoney, Co Antrim

WE LOVE ALL SMILES

A Little About Us

We like to keep things simple.

We believe in using the latest and best technology and techniques to ensure you achieve the results you want.

We also believe in treating you, our patient, as our number one priority. We do our best to see you promptly, and make your visit as comfortable as we possibly can.

We offer two ground floor surgeries with a further three upstairs and have toilet facilities on both levels allowing for anyone with accessibility concerns.

Waiting areas are designed to create a relaxing atmosphere and we even have a coffee lounge where you can pick your favourite magazine and unwind prior to your appointment.

And though we do our best to make your experience pleasant, we are always happy to hear your comments and suggestions that may help others!


NEW PATIENTS

Delays and Missed Appointments

Please keep in mind that despite our best intentions, sometimes emergencies happen and we may need to delay or change your appointment time to help someone who needs urgent care. In these cases, we appreciate your patience and we’ll do our best to see you quickly.

In return, we ask that you give us 24 hours notice if you need to cancel your appointment to avoid a missed appointment charge.

Your Payment Options

Payment is normally due on the day of your treatment and we accept cash, and most debit/credit cards. We also offer a Membership Plan to help spread the cost.

The Benefits of Being a Member When we have completed your first course of treatment you are eligible for our monthly Membership Plan to help budget for regular dental care to keep your teeth healthy and bright. Click below to find out how much you could save by becoming a Causeway Dental Member.


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OUR PROMISE

TO YOU

  • We listen to your concerns and offer realistic solutions.
  • We follow the latest cross-infection guidelines. Your safety is our priority.
  • We use the latest techniques and the best materials available.
  • We offer full transparency and give detailed written estimates on costs and expected payments.
  • We do our best to be punctual. No one likes to wait.

HOW YOU

CAN HELP US

  • If you are unable to make your appointment, please let us know as soon as possible- preferably at least 24 hours before your scheduled visit.
  • We ask that you pay at the end of each treatment unless otherwise arranged ahead of time.
  • Follow our advice to help protect your teeth in the future.
  • Spread the word! Happy patients help our practice grow and keep costs low.
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We would love you to

meet our team

We’re fully dedicated to your oral health.

Our aim is to provide each and every one of our patients with a superb service and a sparkling smile they can be proud of.
With our team of talented professionals, Causeway Dental is the choice practice for County Antrim.

DAVID WILSON

PRINCIPLE DENTIST
GDC NO: 73388

Originally from Glasgow, David graduated from Dundee Dental School in 1997. He worked in Gullane, East Lothian prior to working several years in one of Edinburgh’s premier private dental practices.

In 2004, David and his Ballymoney born wife, moved to Northern Ireland. David has completed specialist courses in advanced cosmetic and implant dentistry in addition to teaching dental students at Queens University, Belfast.

David provides a full range of general and cosmetic dentistry to private patients with the addition of sedation for more complex cases.

His greatest satisfaction comes from seeing patients achieve the smile they’ve always dreamed of.

When not busy at work David enjoys various outdoor sports and spending time with his wife and children

LORNA DYSART

DENTIST - BMSC, BDS, MFDS, DIP CLIN ED
GDC NO: 74817

Lorna graduated from Dundee Dental School in 1998.

She first worked in General Practice in Fife, Scotland before progressing to The Edinburgh Dental Institute in 2002 where she gained Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

In 2004, Lorna and her Scottish husband (David), moved to Northern Ireland where she quickly became a familiar face at Causeway Dental. Having gained a Diploma in Clinical Education at the School of Dentistry in Belfast as a Clinical Teaching Fellow, Lorna also plays a lead role in the teaching of all Queens University dental students.

Lorna continues to work in her clinical teaching role and we are delighted that she also leads our Facial Rejuvenation Clinic here at Causeway. Her wealth of clinical experience means her patients are in the best of hands!

When she’s not busy at work, Lorna enjoys cooking, gardening, Pilates and looking after David and their children.

EIMEAR LAVERTY

DENTIST BDS
GDC NO: 227392

Eimear qualified in 2012 with a B.D.S. from the University of Dundee. After University she worked in Scotland and Australia before moving back home. Eimear specialises in working with anxious patients and children. She has recently completed coursework qualifying her to provide inhalation and conscious sedation for bigger treatment plans and for very anxious or dental phobic patients.

Eimear enjoys all aspects of general dentistry especially Restorative, Prosthetics and giving patients the smile they always wanted with a minimally invasive approach. Recently she completed the lnvisalign Go course allowing her to offer orthodontic treatment to adults who want to improve their smile.

Outside of work Eimear enjoys traveling, playing sport and spending time with friends and family.

Dr Victoria Kelly

DENTIST - BDS MFDS RCSEd
GDC NO: 85410

Victoria graduated in Dentistry from Glasgow University in 2005. Continuing her studies she was one of four post-graduate students to gain a place on the competitive Northern Ireland General Professional Dental Training Scheme. There she gained experience in general practice as well as in oral surgery and special needs dentistry. Following this she then took further exams to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and Faculty of Dental Surgery in Edinburgh.

Victoria has also previously worked as a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillo- Facial Surgery including facial reconstructive surgery alongside orthodontics. She has also undertaken advanced training in cosmetic and restorative dentistry in Birmingham, further postgraduate training in sedation and a post graduate course in implantology.

Her main areas of expertise are in the rapidly advancing field of cosmetic restorative dentistry and oral surgery including implants, smile design and treatment under sedation for anxious patients.

Outside of work Victoria lives in the north coast and loves spending her free days here with her 3 children and husband. She also enjoys running and trains with Springwell Running club. She is a keen swimmer, especially open water swimming in the north coast! In the quieter hours she is fond of reading, she also loves gardening especially with her kids and chickens (is a fan of Monte Don!) and is a food lover; cooking is one of her many passions!

MARK KENNEDY

DENTIST - BDS MFDS RCS(ED)
GDC NO: 264806

Mark qualified in 2016 with a B.D.S from Queens University Belfast. Following graduation Mark has worked in Dungannon as a General Dental practitioner and a Dental Lore Trainee in the Maxillo facial surgery department in the Ulster Hospital and in the Aberdeen Dental Hospital Restorative Department.

Mark is a firm believer in continually improving his skills and in 2018 gained membership of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

In his spare time Mark enjoys going to the gym and spending time with friends.

EDWIN MACPHERSON

CLINICAL DENTAL TECHNICIAN - DIP CLIN DENT TECH RCS, ENG 2015
GDC NO: 121426

Ed is our in-house Clinical Dental Technician who specialises in the manufacture and fitting of dentures, and he knows from first hand experience that one of the hardest tasks in dentistry is to make dentures that fit comfortably, work well and restore the patient’s smile.

Rather than sending impressions to an outside technician, Ed creates all dentures himself for a better fit. He completes at least 150 hours of Continued Professional Development every five years to make sure he stays up to date so he can continue to provide the best possible service.

Ed works closely with dentists and can also provide partial dentures.

When he is not busy helping people with their teeth he enjoys helping raise his 3 children and is involved in local Rugby, Scouts and Pony clubs.

CLAIRE BERRISFORD

HYGIENSIT
GDC NO: 164178

Claire qualified as a Hygienist from Queens University Belfast in 2012. She previously qualified as a Dental Nurse at Kings College Hospital, London in 1998. Claire worked within private practice in London before moving to Scotland where she worked within the community setting in Dunbartonshire. She returned home to study Dental Hygiene and has spent the last eight years working within General Dental Practice.

Claire works closely with the Dentists tailoring preventative treatments and has a special interest in treating Dental phobic patients.

HEATHER BROWN

HYGIENSIT
GDC NO: 136309

Heather began her career in Dentistry in 2001 working as a dental nurse in Coleraine and Ballymoney specialising in Implants, oral surgery and sedation nursing. In 2010 Heather qualified from Queens University in Belfast with a diploma in Dental Hygiene.

As a dental hygienist Heather understands that some patients can be very apprehensive when it comes to discussing oral hygiene and being given advice in this area, so Heather strives to make your visit as easy and comfortable as possible.

Joining Causeway Dental in January 2019, Heather is a dedicated member of the dental team and her outside interests include travelling and spending time with family and friends.

SIOBHAN FERGUSON-SMITH

PRACTICE MANAGER

Siobhan joined Causeway Dental way back in 1999 filling a position as a receptionist, she then went on to study in Belfast and qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2005. As her career advanced and she took up the position of practice manager, Siobhan undertook some extensive study over a number of years and achieved a Level 5 and Level 7 Diploma in Management. She then gained Chartered Member status of the Chartered Management Institute.

Striving to deliver the best possible experience and service for every patient has been a driving force in Siobhan’s career. She is supported by a fantastic team that make up Causeway Dental.

Siobhan is married to Derek and they have three grown up children and two lovely grandchildren. Siobhan unwinds reading, listening to music and dreaming of travels in the future…….. “There is nothing in the world so irresistibly contagious as laughter and good humor” we all need a little splash of fun in any given day and that’s what she loves about her colleagues at Causeway.

LINDSEY

RECEPTIONIST

Lindsey started working for Causeway Dental back in 2007. She enjoys her work especially getting to know all our patients.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends out socialising and going for walks (as long as there’s a coffee shop involved).

Lindsey loves travelling and exploring new places, especially road trips across America.

LEANNE

RECEPTIONIST/NURSE
GDC NO 118168

In total Leanne has over 15 years’ experience working as a Dental Nurse/Receptionist. Leanne joined the Causeway Dental team in 2015 working part time as a receptionist and nursing in surgery if the need arises.

Leanne really enjoys working at Causeway Dental as she loves the team and the wide range of treatments and services available to our patients.

Leanne is married and has two young children who keep her busy on her days off. In her spare time Leanne enjoys going for walks in her local forest and meeting up with friends.

DENISE M

Dental nurse
GDC NO: 141340

Denise is a fully qualified dental nurse with a vast amount of experience in Oral Health, Conscious sedation, Oral surgery and Special care dentistry. She is passionate about ensuring all patients receive the best quality of care and are as relaxed as possible. Denise enjoys following the patient’s journey with the more complex treatments offered at Causeway and seeing the smiles on their faces with the end results.

Outside of work Denise enjoys spending time with her husband family and friends, walking her dog and reading.

DENISE N

DENTAL NURSE
GDC NO: 161329

Denise's dental nursing career started in Coleraine where she worked in a dental practice for 11 years prior to joining Causeway Dental in April 2013.

Denise works alongside our dentist Eimear and together they make up a great team. Denise enjoys all aspects of dentistry but especially putting patients at ease prior to having treatment and watching their anxiety levels become lower with each visit, due to the relaxed and friendly atmosphere within the practice.

Outside of work Denise is kept busy looking after her two sons, spending time with family and friends and cooking meals with the produce she picks from her own garden, one of her favorite pastimes.

NATASHA

DENTAL NURSE
GDC NO: 286043

Natasha joined Causeway Dental in 2017 and went on to qualify as a Dental Nurse in 2019. As well as working alongside various clinicians, Natasha also fulfils a key role in your decontamination room, where all of our instruments are sterilized to the highest standard for our patient safety.

Natasha loves following the latest trends in fashion and beauty, so much so she is currently undertaking a beauty course. Natasha is a real animal lover and she enjoys nothing more than a walk on the beach with her two beautiful Labradors’.

APRIL

TRAINEE DENTAL NURSE

April joined Causeway Dental in June 2019 as a Trainee Dental Nurse. She is currently studying a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing, which includes working four days in practice and one day study.

April looks forward to qualifying as a Dental Nurse and continuing her position here at Causeway Dental. Her favourite part of dental nursing is working with a great team and experiencing a wide range of different treatments.

When not at work April enjoys family time, dining out and going for walks.

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OPENING HOURS

Monday
9am-5:30pm
Tuesday
9am-7:00pm
Wednesday
9am-5:30pm
Thursday
9am-5:30pm
Friday
9am-4:30pm

Become A Member Of Our Family

If you choose to become a regular Causeway Dental patient we offer a wonderful Membership Plan to make sure you get the most for your money.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS