Meet Our Team

The Village Dental Practice was opened in 2009 by Orla and is conveniently situated in the commuter town of Crossgar, between Downpatrick and Belfast.

The practice is Denplan registered, welcoming both NHS and private patients. Finance is available.

We are committed to using the best materials for all treatment and staff regularly undertake professional development to ensure practices and procedures are correct and relevant.

Dr Orla McCormick BDS

Dr Orla McCormick BDS, Principal Dentist: Orla graduated from Glasgow University in 2002. She worked for five years in a large NHS practice in Glasgow before moving back to Northern Ireland. The next two and a half years were spent working in private practice in Donaghadee. As she is originally from Crossgar, Orla decided to return to her roots. GDC No. 80522

She gained vast experience in both NHS and private dentistry working in practices both in Glasgow and Northern Ireland. Originally from Crossgar, in July 2009 Orla opened TVDP and enjoys the benefits of living and working in her local community. Orla, an accredited provider of 'six month smiles' has a special interest in adult tooth straightening and facial line softening with botox and dermal fillers. Outside of working hours, Orla's time is spent enjoying her two lovely daughters.


Dr Sarah Wright BDS

Sarah graduated from Glasgow University in 2006. Sarah has since gained the prestigious MJDF qualification through The Royal College of Surgeons.

She has worked in busy NHS and Private Practices in Scotland and has a special interest in facial aesthetics including Botox and dermal filler treatments. GDC number 103233


Dr Fiona McClelland BDS

Fiona graduated from Newcastle University in 2012. Fiona worked in a large NHS practice in North Yorkshire before deciding to return home to her roots (Fiona is from Ballynahinch)

She has a special interest in young and nervous patients and is currently a member of SAAD (The society for the Advancement of Anaesthetic in Dentistry). GDC number 228074


Joan Dickson

Joan Dickson, Receptionist: Gaining wide experience as a PA, medical receptionist and mother of three, Joan joined the practice when it initially opened in 2009. Joan is local to Crossgar and well known for her kind and welcoming manner. No problem is ever too big or small.


Sandra Rafferty

Sandra Rafferty, Dental Nurse: Sandra joined the practice in 2010. She is an experienced and highly motivated dental nurse. Sandra has a caring nature and always looks out for the patients best interest, especially children. Sandra is resourceful and adaptable - something reflected in her love of DIY! GDC No.134495


Noeleen O'Connor

Noeleen O'Connor, Dental Nurse: Noeleen joined the practice in 2012. She is currently undertaking to qualify as a dental nurse. A bubbly, outgoing nature, she always makes patients feel comfortable. Noeleen recently became a first time mother. GDC Pending

Call Us: If you wish to discuss a treatment or becoming a new patient, please call on 028 4483 0111