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Best Dental Surgery 2016 - Newry


Camlough Dental Practice is a rural family friendly General Dental Practice, established in 1997, providing general dentistry with an emphasis on disease prevention and education. They also provide cosmetic and restorative treatments. We spoke to Nicky McArdle to find out more about the practice. “In 2012, we relocated to a brand new ‘state of the art’ dental surgery, with clean spacious treatment rooms and two central sterilising rooms. We are fortunate that both of our principal dentists, Aileen and Billy Campbell, have a special interest in implantology and orthodontics. We have an OPG panoramic digital x-ray and are completely computerised, and on the path to being a paperless practice. “The surgery is fully equipped for disabled access, including a lift which is accessible to wheelchair users and prams. Free onsite parking is provided, and a courtesy taxi if you are arriving by train. “We have a strong focus on community care, and are taking education and prevention into local schools, pre-schools and GAA clubs. We play host to our local pre-school groups on their annual visit to the surgery, and there is a specifically designated area in our reception where various health awareness campaigns are displayed”.

received two national quality awards, these being the British Dental Association Good Practice and Denplan Excel; being the only practice in the area to attain both. “As an integral part of the community, we aim to raise awareness and help local charities. In the past, we have held several coffee mornings in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, and more recently we facilitated a food bank within the practice in aid of Saint Vincent De Paul. Our latest campaign involved practice members climb Craogh Patrick Mountain Co. Mayo, this is again in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support”.

Company: Camlough Dental Practice Name: Nicky McArdle Email: Web Address: Address: 27 Main Street, Camlough, Newry, County Down, Ireland. Telephone: 028 3083 8585

We asked Nicky about what Camlough Dental Practice prides itself on, and she responded that their commitment to maintaining their Continued Professional Development Portfolio and improving their knowledge in different fields to ensure they are abreast of new and current techniques is a point of pride. They always want to be able to deliver the best quality of treatment and care to their patients, and undertake extra training to allow for this. “Our motto here is ‘let your smile do the talking’, and we help people to achieve this, from helping people maintain good oral hygiene, to tooth whitening services and orthodontic and restorative treatments. We have recently added a new clinic, ‘Facial Aesthetics’, to our many services. “Camlough Dental Practice has had the privilege of being awarded the Customer Service Award for the past seven consecutive years, recognizing our ongoing high standards of care. We have also

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