The Team

The Team

A highly skilled & friendly bunch

Our Team at Maghera Dental Care comprises of seven dedicated and caring Dentists and a Hygienist all with diverse skillsets and interests. Our excellent dental nursing and reception staff provide first class support to our clinicians and patients alike. Whether it is general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, restorative, or preventative dentistry we have a dentist perfectly suited to your requirements.

Kerri Burke
Dentist
Kerri Burke
Dentist
BDS (QUB) 2020
GDC 290730

Kerri graduated from Queens University Belfast in 2020 with a distinction in prosthetic dentistry. 🍃 Soon after we were lucky enough to have Kerri join our team at Maghera Dental Care! 🦷 She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry with a keen interest in aesthetic dentistry such as tooth coloured fillings & crowns and also helping brighten patients teeth with whitening treatments. 💁‍♀️ She has completed her foundation and advanced training in facial aesthetics and believes in natural results to help patients feel their very best. ✈️ Outside of work Kerri spends most of her time on Sky Scanner planning her next holiday. She also enjoys eating out and going to concerts with friends 🍴🎵

Jan Hamilton
Principal Dentist
Jan Hamilton
Principal Dentist
BDS (Bris) 2007, MJDF RCS Eng 2012
GDC 113972

Dr. Jan Hamilton is a passionate and experienced dentist who graduated from Bristol University in 2007. After living and working in South Devon for several years, she returned to Northern Ireland where she took on the responsibility of leading Maghera Dental Care, which was previously owned by her mother, Lynne.

Jan is dedicated to the well-being of her patients and takes pride in overseeing the practice and building a strong, talented team. Her clinical focus lies in helping individuals maintain or restore their natural smiles, whether through tooth-coloured restorations, bonding, or clear aligners.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Jan finds joy in spending time with her husband and four children. She’s an avid enthusiast of sports, sea swimming, and gardening, making the most of her spare time by embracing these activities.

Emily McAleese
Dentist
Emily McAleese
Dentist
BDS QUB 2023
GDC 309477

Emily graduated with honours from Queen’s University Belfast in 2023 🏆At university she received the John Malone prize for conservative dentistry 🦷She thoroughly enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and aims to help make each patient’s dental experience a positive one. Emily has a keen interest in undertaking further postgraduate training within the hospital, with an interest in paediatric and special care dentistry. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and playing the violin. Emily also enjoys keeping active, having completed the Belfast marathon twice 🏃🏻‍♀️

Donna O’Shea
Dentist
Donna O’Shea
Dentist
BDS QUB 2012
GDC 227291

Donna qualified from Queens’s University in 2012 and embraced the opportunity to head to London to start her dental career. She then headed off on her travels to explore the world, and ended up living in New Zealand and working in Private Dentistry for a few years. Donna has just moved back home to the Emerald Isle and started working at Maghera Dental Care, where she has been a patient all of her life! 💫💉 One of Donna’s passions within dentistry lies in facial aesthetics, she has developed a special interest in enhancing smiles through aligning teeth, composite bonding and anti wrinkle treatments. 🦷😷 Donna also enjoys Oral Surgery, after working in a hospital Trauma unit in England for a year she has had a keen interest in this area. Outside of work Donna loves playing sports and hanging out with her family! 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Michelle Al-Ghaban
Dentist
Michelle Al-Ghaban
Dentist
BDentSc BA (Dublin)
GDC 84083

Michelle graduated with honours from Trinity College Dublin in 2004. After working in Private Dentistry in Dublin, she decided to head north and return home to be closer to family. For the past 20 years Michelle has provided high quality NHS dental treatment, of which she has a wealth of knowledge and experience in. Michelle joined us at Maghera Dental Care in 2020 where she fits in perfectly in our family based practice. Laughter is always heard from Michelle’s surgery where her bubbly nature helps to put all her patients at ease, this is particularly beneficial for nervous patients. Michelle is always keen to improve her dentistry skills, by undertaking further postgraduate training, so she can offer a wide range of treatments for her patients. At work, Michelle enjoys beautiful tooth coloured restorations, in particular composite bonding, small enhancements that make a big difference to patients smiles. Outside of work, Michelle is a very avid equestrian and spends most of her time with her three horses – Gizmo, Pebbles and BamBam.

Jose Anthraper
Dentist
Jose Anthraper
Dentist
BDS (Bangalore) 2000, MJDF RCS Eng, PG DipRestDent, PG Diploma Dental Implantology, MSc Restorative Dentistry.
GDC 176419

⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dr Jose Anthraper BDS, PGDIP Rest Dent (RCS ENG), PGDIP Implantology, MSc Restorative Dentistry ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dr Jose has been working with us at Maghera Dental Care for over 12 years, he is known for his very friendly and caring manner with all of his patients, but also for his wealth of experience (as you can tell from the many letters after his name!) Jose’s main scope of practice is in Aesthetic and implant Dentistry: ⭐️ Full mouth rehabilitation of failing and worn down teeth ⭐️ Implant supported Crowns and Bridges ⭐️ Implant supported and retained Complete Dentures ⭐️ Composite bonding to improve aesthetics and function ⭐️ Porcelain bonded restorations and veneers In 2001 Jose graduated from Bangalore University in India, where he soon became a clinical tutor in Oral Surgery. In 2009, he passed the Statutory Overseas registration exam and gained his registration with the General Dental Council in the UK. Jose soon went on to gain The Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England, followed by the completion of the highly regarded Post Graduate Diploma in Restorative Dentistry run by FGDP at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Jose further completed another Post Graduate Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the University of Salford and then proceeded to complete his Masters in Restorative Dentistry with Distinction from the University of Plymouth. In Jose’s free time: 👨‍🍳 He loves cooking (he did want to be a chef not a dentist!) 🏏 He is an ardent cricket fan, and plays occasionally for Maghera Cricket Club 🏸He has recently become a regular on the badminton court 👨‍👩‍👧 Enjoys spending time with his family

Sarah Glass
Dentist
Sarah Glass
Dentist
BDS (Dundee) 2016
GDC 263927
Catriona Hegarty
Dentist
Catriona Hegarty
Dentist
BDS (QUB)2001, MFGDP (UK) RCS Eng 2006, PG CertClinEd
GDC 79604
Lucy McGowan
Dentist
Lucy McGowan
Dentist
BDS (Liverpool) 2015, MJDF RCS Eng
GDC 258310
Frances McLaughlin
Dentist
Frances McLaughlin
Dentist
BDS (QUB) 2011, MFDS (Glasgow) 2013
GDC 209081
Sarah O’Kane
Practice Administration
Sarah O’Kane
Practice Administration
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2002
NVQ level 3 Certificate in Management
GDC 118357
Jenny Sufferin
Lead Receptionist and Dental Nurse
Jenny Sufferin
Lead Receptionist and Dental Nurse
Helen McGinnis
Receptionist and Dental Nurse
Helen McGinnis
Receptionist and Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 1999
GDC 122361
Clare Kelly
Practice Manager
Clare Kelly
Practice Manager
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEDBN 2022
GDC 300457
Rachel Shannon
Dental Nurse
Rachel Shannon
Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEDBN 2022
GDC
Catherine Young
Dental Nurse
Catherine Young
Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEDBN 2023
GDC
Laura Morrell
Dental Nurse
Laura Morrell
Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEDBN 2023
GDC
Michaela O’Hagan
Dental Nurse
Michaela O’Hagan
Dental Nurse
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEDBN 2023
GDC
Emma McCormick
Receptionist and Student Dental Nurse
Emma McCormick
Receptionist and Student Dental Nurse
Beverley Duncan
Receptionist
Beverley Duncan
Receptionist
Antonia McLaughlin
Receptionist
Antonia McLaughlin
Receptionist

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