Our Team

Here at Newry Dental Centre ‘our team’ is what makes us so unique

We are highly experienced and qualified, to ensure your patient experience is memorable, individual, and comfortable.


Dr Andy Davies

Principal Dentist and Clinical Director


GDC No. 243973

Dr Andy is fortunate to have been in the Dental environment from the age of 16. His roles have included dental assistant, decontamination manager and practice manager.

Dr Andy has worked in both NHS and Private practice across the province and acquired Abercorn Dental Care in 2019. Andy takes a very relaxed, friendly and professional approach to his treatments and always strives to make your visit a very comfortable and memorable one.

Dr Andy’s experience, dedication and passion to Dentistry has resulted in his highly regarded reputation. Andy holds 5 postgraduate degrees from the prestigious Queens University Belfast, Newcastle University and the 3 Royal College of Surgeons in – Ireland (Dublin), England (London) and Scotland (Glasgow)

He brings individuality and creativity  to every patient, every day in his care. He provides many specialised dental treatments and appliances and more information can be found on the treatment pages.

He also holds the title of

𝐁𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐠 𝐃𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐬𝐭 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐈𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐝 & 𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 𝐔𝐊


Dr Joan Lockhart

Senior Associate Dentist

𝗕𝗗𝗦 𝗣𝗚𝗗𝗶𝗽 𝗖𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗦𝗲𝗱 𝗣𝗚𝗖𝗲𝗿𝘁 𝗖𝗹𝗶𝗻 𝗘𝗱

GDC No. 71976

Joan graduated from Queens University Belfast in 1996 gaining her Bachelor of Dental Surgery with a distinction in restorative dentistry – winning the Eric Scher prize for prosthetic dentistry and the Gibb’s prize for dental public health

She has gained two post graduate degrees both with distinction. Joan was a dental educational supervisor in the Northern Ireland Dental Foundation Training Scheme in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021.

Joan was principal of her own practice in Banbridge for 15 years before taking a short career break. She has now combined her roles of carer and dentist and works 3 days per week in Newry Dental Centre.

Joan has a light hearted, relaxed approach to dentistry and loves a bit of banter while completing her dentistry to the highest standards.


Dr Joanne Murtagh

Senior Associate Dentist


GDC No. 71986


Megan McVeigh

Dental Hygienist - DDH

Megan qualified from Trinity College Dublin with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene.

Megan has extensive experience in a wide range of clinical settings providing hygiene maintenance and periodontal treatment for all patient types.

Megan is passionate about promoting oral health along with educating patients on preventative care and positive lifestyle changes.

Outside of Newry Dental Centre, she enjoys running, spending time with her family and socialising with her friends.


John Downey

Dental Technician - RDT

GDC No. 118792

John is our very experienced, specialist dental technician who designs and creates restorative dental equipment and appliances which are custom made for our patients at Newry Dental Centre.

He corrects irregularities in our patients dentitions using removable dental prosthesis.

Johns work is one of a kind and we are very happy to have him as part of our team.

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