About us

Yew Tree Dental practice opened its purpose built state of the art dental surgery on the 17th December 2009.

Here at Yew Tree in Newry our goal is to welcome every patient into the Yew Tree family Practice and ensure that you receive the very best in modern dentistry available today.

Dr Michelle Maney BDS QUB Principal

Michelle graduated in 2002 from Queens University with distinction.
“My philosophy for complete dental care was to create a centre for excellence, where only the very highest standards in modern dentistry are provided for our patients. To provide the most advanced treatments, the most beautiful and natural smiles and to have the most highly trained and caring team of people around me. Our aim will always be to deliver pain-free dentistry, in a comfortable, warm and friendly environment and to build caring relationships and trust with our clients that lasts a lifetime. Come and visit us today and allow us to show you the real difference wonderful dentistry can make in your life.”

Dr Christopher Hagan BDS QUB Associate

Christopher graduated from Queens University with distinction. Chris joined the team in August 2014. Chris has a wide range of interests within dentistry, particularly providing restorative and preventative care. Chris is involved in continual professional development, ensuring Yew Tree offers the most up to date, pain free treatments.

Dr Aoife Crotty

Aoife Crotty graduated from Sheffield University and joins yew tree. She enjoys all aspects of family dentistry and loves treating children. Her calm gentle approach with patients puts even the most nervous at ease.

Naomi Clarke – Senior Dental Nurse

Naomi has over 10 years nursing experience both in Northern Ireland and Australia. Naomi is registered with the General Dental Council and continues to participate in her continuous professional development. Naomi excels in her role as senior dental nurse and enjoys nothing more than putting a smile on a nervous patient’s face through her cheerful demeanour and friendliness.

Rachael Keenan –Dental Nurse

Rachael brings with her several years nursing experience, she is experienced in assisting in general and advanced cosmetic dental procedures. She has a natural empathy with her patients and enjoys nothing more than putting a nervous patients mind at ease.

Kelly-Ann Larkin – Head Receptionist

Kelly-Ann brings a wealth of customer experience skills to the practice having numerous years experience in customer service and reception roles.Kelly-Ann joined the team in April 2010, she will be here to welcome you to the practice when you first arrive and will endeavour to provide you with the highest level of service, from the moment you first pick up the phone, to when you leave the practice with your perfect smile. If you do have any questions in relation to Yew Tree please feel free to contact Kelly-Ann on 028 302 57676.

Louise Anderson Dental therapist

Louise has been working with the Yew Tree team since 2009, Louise is responsible for patients having clean and healthy mouths, Louise has excellent attention to details and enjoys passing on her vast knowledge to patients on how to achieve and maintain a healthy mouth.

Careen McMullan Dental Nurse

Careen has been working as a dental nurse since 2006, Careen loves being a member of a team where patients care is the number one goal. Careen was voted Dental Star of the year 2014 a highly sought after award in the industry this recognised careens passion and dedication as a dental professional.

Emily Johnston Dental Nurse

Emily started working with Yew Tree dental practice in July 2015. Emily qualified as a dental nurse in February 2013 and prides herself in making a difference when patients are receiving their treatment. We are delight to welcome Emily to the practice

Eimear Casey Dental Nurse

Eimear is a fully qualified dental nurse. Who prides herself in putting the patient first at all and has been know on a number of occasions to go above and beyond the patient’s expectations. Eimear ensures that our patients have a comfortable and relaxing experience as possible.

Lee-Ann Brady Receptionist

Lee-Ann has been working with Yew Tree since August 2010, an integral part of the reception team, Lee-Ann’s most enjoyable part of her work is seeing nervous patients become more confident.

Appointment Scheduling

We understand that you have a busy schedule and recognise the need to provide an efficient service. We will make every effort to see you at your scheduled appointment time.
There will be no charge for changing your appointment provided that we are given at least 24 hours notice.
We will charge for missed appointments or late cancellations. This allows us to run efficiently and keep our fees at a reasonable level for you.

Text messaging

If you have provided us with a mobile number we will text you to remind you of your appointment.