Belfast, Ormeau Road team

Marcus Chesney

GDC Reg No. 68226
BDS,(QUB) December 1992 Northern Ireland, NEBDN Belfast 2011

The best thing about my job is seeing the smiling faces when the braces come off.

If I wasn’t an orthodontist I’d be a gold prospector.

When I’m not straightening teeth I’m on my bike.


Sharon McGrath

GDC Reg No. 237500
National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2012, Dip Orthodontic Therapy RCS Edinburgh 2018

The best thing about my job is the people I meet and the friends I have made while working in the practice and of course all the wonderful smiles we create.

Sharon has worked for six years in the practice during this time she has completed many courses including taking alginate impressions at the school of dentistry and also the BDA education certificate in Dental Radiography. She has trained to be an orthodontic therapist, a difficult challenge, but worth it when she sees patients fabulous smiles and beaming confidence at the end.


Chloe Bailie

GDC Reg No. 216576
NEBDN Belfast 2011, DIP Orth Therapy RCS Edinburgh 2013

The best thing about my job is changing smiles to change people’s lives.

Chloe qualified as a dental nurse in 2011, once she qualified she started working in Ormeau Road Total Orthodontics. She gained her skills and knowledge to become a competent nurse. In 2013 Chloe registered as a qualified orthodontic therapist, then further gained her radiography qualification in 2015.


Joanne Booth

GDC Reg No. 182037
NEBDN Belfast 2017

The best thing about my job is seeing patients smile when their braces come off.

Joanne is studying Orthodontic Therapy at the University of Central Lancashire and completing the practical training at Ormeau Road Total Orthodontics. She says it’s been really enjoyable making the change from dental nurse to orthodontic therapist.


Nicole Ogilby

GDC Reg No. 270247
NEBDN dental Nursing, March 2017, Belfast

If I wasn’t a dental nurse I would be a performer on the West End.

When I’m not straightening teeth  I enjoy reading books, watching musicals and walking my dog Luna.

Nicole has worked at the practice for three years as a dental nurse and has qualified for her BDA Dental radiography qualification. She also holds a degree in Spanish and French from Queens University Belfast


Lois Worthington

GDC Reg No. 272630
Dental Nursing Diploma Aug 2017 Belfast

The best thing about my job is interacting with different people.

Lois first joined Total Orthodontics Belfast, Ormeau Road in September 2015 after leaving college after passing a full time course she had undertaken there. She loves socializing and spending time with her friends and family.


Marc Slevin

GDC Reg No. 83306
BSC HOns Anat, Dundee 2000, BDS Dundee 2004, Public Dental Health Diploma, Edinburgh 2017

The best thing about my job is I enjoy the banter with the people I work with.

If I wasn’t an orthodontic therapist I would love to be surfing in Hawaii.

When I’m not straightening teeth I am surfing at Portrush.

Marc really enjoys his work as a dentist/orthodontist and doesn’t really consider it as a job. He gets great satisfaction when he has completed a case and the patient can see how much their teeth have moved to get a great smile.


Keith Farrell

GDC Reg No. 77762
BDS, (Sheffield 2000), MFDS(RCS Edinburgh), MScD (Cardiff),MOrth (RCS Edinburgh)

The best thing about my job is giving patients the opportunity to smile confidently.

If I wasn’t an orthodontist I’d be an Oral surgeon.

When I’m not straightening teeth I enjoy spending time with family and friends as well as running and playing squash.


Julie Collins

GDC Reg No. 74625
BDS (QUB) 1998, MFDS (RCS Ireland) 2002, MOrth (RCPSG)Phil (QUB) 2006

The best thing about my job is meeting people changing and changing lives through smiles.

If I wasn’t a specialist orthodontist I would be a private counsellor or a politician.

When I’m not straightening teeth I am mum to four beautiful children, wife to a fabulous husband. I also enjoy running , playing the piano and reading.

Julie graduated as a dentist, specialised in orthodontics which she considers her best decision ever. She worked as an orthodontist in Newcastle Australia between 2007-2008.

She then returned home to work in a specialist practice and is loving it.

She is also a qualified beauty therapist as she believes appearance is important in this day and age.


Barry Connolly

GDC Reg No. 191043
BDS, QUB, July 2010 Northern Ireland

The best thing about my job is seeing a patient’s confidence in themselves grow during their treatment.

If I wasn’t a specialist orthodontist I’d be growing tomatoes in Tuscany.

When I’m not straightening teeth I grow tomatoes in Bangor.


Specialists in Straightening Teeth