Mary Catherine is an Enniskillen native, who was initially drawn to dentistry because of her interest in art and design. After graduating from undergraduate study at Queens University Belfast Mary Catherine moved to Edinburgh to complete a Dental vocational training year and ended up staying for a further two years of training, having been awarded a coveted two-year hospital training post. There, she spent time honing advanced skills within specialist departments; specifically, Special Care Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Restorative Dentistry. Mary Catherine also sat exams to become a member of the Royal College of Surgeons Glasgow, gained certification in inhalation sedation for anxious patients and has also contributed to research in oral surgery and presented at national conferences. Following training in Restorative and Surgical specialities, Mary Catherine provides advanced dental treatment such as surgical extractions, crown and bridgework. At present her most popular treatment is the Align, Brighten and Contour procedure, which entails Invisalign Whitening and Composite Bonding, a skill that she honed by teaching from Dr Monik Vasant.
Mary Catherine is trained in providing various facial aesthetics treatments such as Dermal filler and Anti-wrinkle injections, she now offers these treatments at Belmore Dental.
Building on a knowledge base of surgical and restorative techniques, Mary Catherine is currently undertaking training in implantology, advanced composite techniques and is on course to complete a postgraduate diploma in 2022.
Outside of work Mary Catherine has continued with art and design as a hobby and enjoys exercising and looking after her little white dogs, Sam and Frank.