Meet the team

At Rosconnor Specialist Dentistry our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.

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Jason

Jason Henry

Specialist in Oral Surgery
BDS (Belf 1995) FDS RCS (Eng 1998) Dip Con Sed (Ncle)
GDC NO. 70799

Jason Henry is a registered Specialist in Oral Surgery. Jason is a member of the British Association of Oral Surgeons, Association of Dental Implantology, the Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry, the British Dental Association and the Irish Academy for Aesthetic Dentistry.

Jason combines his extensive surgical experience and creative restorative skills to help referring dentists and colleagues at Rosconnor Clinic manage the more difficult day to day cases referred to the Practice. He helps provide treatment solutions for cases requiring advanced bone augmentation, sinus grafting and guided tissue regeneration.

Over the last 15 years Jason has been involved in post-graduate teaching of dentists and nurses on registered courses for Dental Sedation, Oral surgery and Dental Implantology. He is an examiner with the NEBDN for the Diploma in Dental Sedation Nursing Sedation. He is also an accredited trainer for Specialist Registrars in Oral Surgery and is involved in training programmes for SpR’s in Oral Surgery based at the School of Dentistry, Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. He is a past tutor and mentor for the Diploma and Certificate courses in Minor Oral Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons, England.

Outside of dentistry he is a competitive amateur racing cyclist and is the current Irish track cycling champion and past Irish cyclocross and track champion in his age category.

Gregor

Gregor McGlashan

Dental Practitioner with a special interest in Implants and Oral Surgery
BDS (Glasg 2001) MFDS RCPS (Glasg 2004)
GDC NO. 79263

Gregor qualified from the University of Glasgow in 2001. In 2004 he was awarded membership of the faculty of dental surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow.

Since qualifying Gregor has worked extensively in general dental practice and a variety of dental specialities including oral and maxillofacial surgery and paediatric dentistry, in Glasgow, Liverpool and Northern Ireland.

Gregor joined the team at Rosconnor Specialist Clinic in January 2017. His main interests are in helping improve the quality of patients’ lives with dental implants.

Connor

Conor McLister

Specialist in Restorative Dentistry
BDS MFDS PGDip, PGCert (Clin Ed) FDS (Rest Dent)

GDC NO. 103854

Conor studied dentistry at Queen’s University Belfast and was awarded the Irish Endodontic Society undergraduate prize in 2005.  After completing foundation training in Edinburgh, he worked in Senior House Officer posts in Restorative Dentistry and Oral Surgery. 

Following four years in general dental practice he commenced higher specialist training in Restorative Dentistry in 2013.  During training he spent time in Dublin, Manchester and the University of Bern, Switzerland.  He also completed postgraduate qualifications in Prosthodontics and Clinical Education.  In 2017, he was successful in the Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship Examination, and after completion of specialist training was accepted onto the General Dental Council specialist list for Restorative Dentistry.

Conor has worked at Rosconnor clinic since 2016 and was recently appointed as a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at the School of Dentistry, Belfast.  He has expertise in all aspects of Restorative Dentistry and uses both restorative and surgical approaches in the multidisciplinary management of patients.  He welcomes referrals for fixed and removable prosthodontics, dental implants and endodontics.

Rachel

Rachel Johnston

Dental Practitioner with a special interest in Oral Surgery and Conscious Sedation
BDS (Glasg 2001) MFDS RCS (Edin 2003) Dip Con Sed (Newcastle)
GDC NO. 79279

Rachel studied dentistry at the University of Glasgow and graduated in 2001.

Following 2 years of General Professional Training, she has worked exclusively in the field of oral surgery. Training in Glasgow Dental Hospital, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow and Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock.

In 2004 she passed the diploma of membership of the faculty of dental surgery at the Royal College of surgeons,  Edinburgh.

She has been in oral surgery practice since 2007 and relocated back to Ireland and Rosconnor in 2013.

She appreciates that almost everyone is anxious about undergoing oral surgery to some degree, so in 2015 she completed the diploma in conscious sedation at the University of Newcastle. Rachel can offer IV sedation to suitable patients to help them with their anxiety during treatment.

Patricia

Patricia Duffin

Specialist in Oral Surgery
BDS (Belf 1981) FDS RCPS (Glasg 1986)
GDC NO. 55516

Patricia spent 8 postgraduate years in Oral Surgery rotating throughout all Oral Surgery hospital units and acquired vast experience in major trauma surgery consequence of Northern Ireland Troubles. Now enjoying Oral Surgery with no nights on call!

Simon

Simon Kingston

Specialist in Prosthodontics
BDS (Hons Belf 2001) MFDS RCS (Edin 2005) MClinDent (Edin) MRD RCS (Edin)
GDC NO. 79611

Simon studied dentistry at Queens University Belfast and graduated with honours in 2001.  After completing his vocational training in Scotland he spent a year working in private practice in Australia.  On his return to Belfast he worked in general practice before returning to Belfast Dental Hospital as a Senior House Officer to pursue higher education and training.  In 2005 he commenced Specialist Training in Prosthodontics at Edinburgh Dental Institute.

In 2007 he completed, with distinction, a Masters Degree in Prosthodontics at the University of Edinburgh. In 2008 he was successful in the MRD examination at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh following which he completed specialist training and was accepted onto the General Dental Council specialist list in Prosthodontics.

Simon returned to Northern Ireland in 2009 and since then has worked at Rosconnor clinic.  He also works as a clinical tutor, supervising final year students in Belfast Dental Hospital.

Simon has expertise in all aspects of all aspects of both conventional and implant, fixed and removable Prosthodontics.  He has a keen interest in aesthetic full mouth rehabilitation's using restorative, surgical and multidisciplinary approaches.

Gemma

Gemma Steen

Dental Practitioner with a special interest in Oral Surgery
BDS (Glasg 2004) MFDS RCS(Edin 2007) PGCert Clin Ed (Belf)
GDC NO. 83154

After graduating from Glasgow in 2004 and becoming a member of the Faculty of Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh in 2006, whilst gaining experience in Edinburgh, Gemma returned to Northern Ireland to work. She was a SHO in Maxillofacial Surgery for three years in the regional units at Ulster Hospital, Royal Victoria Hospital and Altnagelvin Hospital. This has developed her special interest in Oral Surgery.

Gemma has worked in Rosconnor Clinic for the last 7 years, whilst also teaching Oral Surgery in Queens University Belfast for 3 years.

Jane

Jane Capper

Dental Practitioner with a special interest in Oral Surgery and Dental Law and Ethics
BDS (Belf 2001) MFDS RCS(Edin 2004) LLM (Cardiff 2010)
GDC NO. 79600

Since graduating from Queen’s University Belfast in 2001, Jane has gained considerable experience working in general practice in Australia, Edinburgh and Belfast. Jane then returned to the School of Dentistry to practice hospital dentistry. This further training enabled her to complete the Membership of the Faculty of Dentistry exam at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh.

A keen interest in the area of medicolegal dentistry led Jane to continue her post-graduate studies in this field and she successfully completed a law masters degree in the Legal Aspects of Medical Practice in 2010. Jane is now an Honorary Lecturer at Queen’s University teaching Law and Ethics to the dental students. Jane now combines this teaching role with practicing Oral Surgery at Rosconnor Clinic.

Nicola

Nicola Lapsley

Dental Practitioner with a special interest in Oral Surgery and Clinical Education
BDS (Ncle 2013) MFDS RCPS (Glasgow 2014) PGCert Clin Ed (Belf)
GDC NO. 244233

After having graduated from Newcastle University in 2013, Nicola has completed SHO years in Cardiff and Belfast Dental Hospitals in many different specialities including Oral Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Restorative Dentistry.  This further Training led to her completing her MFDS exam in 2014.

Having an interest in clinical education, Nicola has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Education at Queen’s University in Belfast and is involved in teaching dental students in the School of Dentistry.

Jamie

Jamie Toole

Specialist in Oral Surgery 
BDS (Belfast) 2009
GDC No. 176487

Jamie graduated from Queen’s university Belfast in 2009 and then went on to complete his VT year in Bangor. Jamie continued to work as an associate until 2011 when he then decided to return to the Royal Victoria Hospital as a Dental Foundation Trainee 2 (DF2) in Oral Surgery and Orthodontics.

He then Undertook a Career Development Post in Oral Surgery at the Royal Victoria Hospital 2012-2013.  It was during this year that he completed his Certificate in Postgraduate education at Queen’s and his Sedation training through the Society for the Advancement of Anesthesia in Dentistry.

Jamie became an StR (Specialty Trainee) 2013-2016 and passed his membership in Oral Surgery exams and the Royal College of Surgeons of England in June 2016. He then worked as a Locum Speciality Dentist at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Oral Surgery between 2016-2018.

Jamie is also a Consultant Oral Surgeon at the school of Dentistry in Royal Victoria Hospital in July 2018.

Fabi

Fabiola Olival

Dental Practitioner with a special interest in Periodontics
BDS (UCV 2009)
GDC NO. 193313

Fabiola also known as Fabi, qualified firstly as a Dental Hygienist in 2002 and then as a Dentist in 2009 at Central University of Venezuela, Dental School, Caracas.

She is a dentist with special interest in Periodontics and has experience in non-invasive periodontal therapy.

Committed to providing high quality and results-driven dental treatment, she is friendly and passionate about her role. The key to her success is her ability to take her patients on a journey which results in them delivering long-term stability for themselves. She believes that prevention is always better than cure and she makes the visits an enjoyable and comfortable experience for her patients.

In her spare time, Fabiola loves outdoor activities, travelling and learning new languages. She speaks Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. She is an amateur photographer and coffee aficionado.

She has taken part at many half-marathons and the Walled City Full Marathon in 2013 and 2014. Her new goal is to complete a Triathlon in May this year.

Raj

Raj Mamidela

Dental Practitioner with a special interest in Implant Dentistry and Oral Surgery
BDS (Rajiv Gandhi 2003) MJDF RCPS(Eng 2009)
GDC NO. 237891

Raj qualified from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health sciences, India in 2002. In 2009 he was awarded membership of the faculty of dental surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons England.

Since qualified worked in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery units in England and Northern Ireland and trained various Oral surgery procedures. At present pursuing MSC in Implantology from Edge Hill University Liverpool.

I have started working in Rosconnor recently. My main interests are in oral surgery procedures and dental implants.

Tracey

Tracey Watley

Dental Hygienist
Dip Dent Hygiene (Belf) 2008
GDC No.152854

Tracey qualified in 2008 and has 10 years hygiene experience.  She is well experienced in treating patients with implants, orthodontic appliances and crown and bridgework.

Tracey is keen to keep up to date with current approaches and undertakes cpd on a regular basis.  She has also undertaken additional training in whitening procedures, laser and the provision of relative analgesia for nervous patients.

When not at work Tracey enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 boys who are 2, 4 and 7 years old.

Ivan Steen

Dentist
BDS (Belfast) 1999
GDC No. 76505

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