Ben Goode

BChD Dip Con Sed
Practice Principal

Ben qualified from Leeds University in 1998 and worked in England where he developed a special interest in sedation and anxiety management. After completing the Society of Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry courses, he was awarded a Merit in the Diploma in Conscious Sedation from Newcastle University. This gave him the skills to treat patients who are severely phobic or have complex medical needs.

Ursula Mulholland

Practice Principal

Ursula qualified in Dentistry from Queen's University Belfast (1998) after gaining a first class honours degree in Anatomy.

She became a licensed associate (homeopathy) from the Royal London Homeopathic hospital in 2004. In 2012 she attained the Tipton Certificate in Restorative Dentistry. Subsequently she completed the Level 1 and 2 Six Month Smiles post-doctoral courses in short term orthodontics.

Carmel Leonard

Dental Associate

Carmel graduated from QUB in 1991. She has worked in general practice in Carryduff and Ballymena and also in the Community Dental Service before joining 18 Dental in 2005.

Helen Hamilton

Dental Associate

Helen graduated with Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from University of Dundee in 2012.

As a student she volunteered with “Special Smiles” at the Special Olympic World Summer Games in Athens. She completed her Vocational Training year in Perth, Scotland.

Martina Gallagher

Dental Hygienist

Martina graduated from the University of Cork in 2009. She provides both preventative education in, and treatment of gum disease.

She has a special interest in the treatment of people with dental anxiety to ensure a comfortable patient experience combined with improved oral health.

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Brioni Leigh Mackinnon

Dental Therapist

Brioni graduated from Teesside University with a First Class Honours in Dental Hygiene and Therapy, 2019.

In addition to her skills as a hygienist she undertakes the application of fluoride, fissure sealants, fillings on deciduous (baby) and permanent teeth, pulp therapy and extraction of deciduous teeth, as well as the emergency temporary replacement of crowns and fillings. She takes great interest in managing dental anxiety and paediatric dentistry.

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Laura Neill

Practice Manager

After joining 18 Dental in 2009, Laura gained the Level 3 Dental Management Certificate in 2012 and the Advanced Practice Management in 2015.

She is a Denplan champion and has responsibility for overseeing RQIA and Denplan Excel inspections as well ensuring exemplary patient service.
“This is an excellent dental practice, staff are friendly… I would highly recommend this practice”

- C. O'K