Declan O’Neill

Dental Doctor & Practice Owner

After graduating from Queens University Belfast in 1992, Declan took up work in one of the dental Practices in Omagh for 1 year as a Vocational Trainee. Gaining valuable experience Declan then moved on to work in Private practice in Irvinestown and a mostly NHS practice in Castlederg before being asked to move back to Omagh. Staying in Omagh for 10 years, Declan used the opportunity to attend multiple post graduate courses and in 2003 completed a 1 year course in Osteo- ti Dental implants. In the Autumn of 2004, Declan  with Miss Julie Baxter opened Castle Dental Studio- a practice they have built up over the last ten years.

Declan has treated about 170 patients using Invisalign. This is a treatment deisned to move teeth using a series of clear aligners. He has also brought Lumineers into the practice to offer his patients a wide range of cosmetic treatments.

In April 2011 Declan completed a year long restorative dentistry course under the tutorship of well known restorative dentist, Mr Paul Tipton. Declan hopes to continue with these studies in the near future.

Declan has been a member of the British Dental Association (BDA ) since he was a student at Queens University Belfast and continues to attend many post graduate courses and lectures to further benefit himself and his patients.

Julie Baxter

Dentist & Practice Partner

Qualifying from Queens University Belfast in 1996 Julie completed her 1 year vocational training program in Enniskillen. Although supposedly only 1 year in duration Julie proved to be very popular among the Enniskillen people and ended up staying for 5 years before moving to Omagh.

Working in Practice for a couple of years, Julie moved with Declan O’Neill to open Castle Dental Studio in October 2004. Julie has a keen interest in tooth whitening and veneers.

Siobhan McAlary (GDC No: 147998)

Dental Nurse

Siobhan has been working in dentistry since 1990. She has gained valuable experience in all fields of dentistry. Joining Castle Dental Studio from its inception. Siobhan attained her National Examination in Dental Nursing in 2005 and is currently working alongside Declan in the surgery. Siobhan has valuable experience in the reception area having worked there for nine years

Kirsty Weir (GDC No: 155544)

Dental Nurse

Attaining her National Examination in Dental Nursing in 2005. Kirsty also joined Castle Dental Studio at its inception in September 2004. Having also worked with Declan and Julie in a previous practice,

Kirsty was also an obvious choice when the practice started. With her infectious smile, Kirsty will always enlighten your time at Castle Dental Studio.

Julie Bann

Dental Nurse

Before joining Castle Dental Studio at its inception, Julie had been working in other dental practices for the previous couple of years. Having previously worked with both Declan and Julie, Julie was an obvious choice to join the team when the practice started in September 2004.

Gaining her National Examination in Dental Nursing in 2003, Julie has attended courses in Invisalign, Lumineers and cross-infection control.

Sharon Shortt


Sharon joined Castle Dental studio in February 2014 as our new dental receptionist. Sharon comes having worked in the administration field for many years. She brings a certain degree of organisational skills with her and will be the first pleasant voice you hear when you telephone Castle Dental Studio.

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