Belfast team

Bruce Williamson

B.D.S, D.Orth Rcs(Eng), MSc(Lond), M.Orth Rcs(Eng)

Bruce qualified from Queen’s University Belfast Dental School in 1986. He worked in general dental practice for 3 years before starting his three year full time specialist training at King’s Dental School in London. Following one year as a locum consultant orthodontist in Aberdeen he returned to Belfast to join and expand his father’s orthodontic practice in 1993. Bruce is a member of the British Orthodontic Society and the British Dental Association. He is married to Sjoukje, also an orthodontist and partner at Williamson Orthodontics, now Total Orthodontics Belfast. They have one teenage son.

GDC No: 61276


Sjoukje Verf

Tandarts, D.Orth Rcs(Eng), MSc(Lond), M.Orth Rcs(Eng)

Sjoukje qualified from the University of Amsterdam Dental School in 1987 and following work in dental practice in Holland started her three year full time specialist orthodontic training at King’s Dental School in London in 1990. In 1993 she moved to Belfast to become a partner in Williamson Orthodontic Practice, now Total Orthodontics Belfast.

GDC No: 65187


Stephen Gallagher

B.D.S, F.D.S RcsEd, M.DentCh., M.Orth RcsEd

Stephen qualified as a dentist in Edinburgh and following general dental practice work in England started his full time specialist orthodontic training at Trinity College Dublin in 1999. Following this he set up a specialist orthodontic practice in Dublin which he ran until 2012 before returning to Northern Ireland where he is originally from. Stephen is married with three children.

GDC No: 68918


Darren Johnston

B.D.S, BMedSc Belf 1993, F.D.S RCS Edin 1999

Darren qualified as a dentist from Queens University Belfast Dental School. He trained as a specialist orthodontist at Glasgow Dental School and undertook further training to become an Accredited Consultant Orthodontist. Darren is now the Consultant Orthodontist for the Northern Health and Social Care Trust based at Antrim Hospital. He is married with two children.

GDC No: 70357


Julie Gray

Orthodontic Clinical Assistant, BDS (Bristol)

Julie qualified from Bristol University in 1986 and worked for 3 years as an oral surgeon in the Royal Victoria and Ulster hospitals. She opened her own general dental practice in 1997 on the Lisburn Road and also worked as a part time clinical tutor in the School of Dentistry. Julie now does treatment sessions in general dental practice and at Total Orthodontics Belfast. Julie is married with two teenage daughters.

GDC No: 61627


Deirdre Dundas

Orthodontic Therapist

Deirdre is a registered orthodontic therapist and qualified from the University of Central Lancashire. She has worked at Total Orthodontics Belfast for over 15 years. Her long experience as an orthodontic nurse helps her to deliver the best standard of care and service. Deirdre is married with two children.

GDC No: 111180


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