follow cherryvalley dental care on facebook


The practice was established in the 1960s, the current owners from 2005. With significant modernisation and investment we can offer the practice we have now.

We aim to continue this investment for the benefit of our patients. All our dentists adhere to the GDC Standards for dental professionals, as do our dental nurses who are qualified and professionally registered. We strongly believe in further enhancing our skills to maintain our high standards with continuing professional training for all our dentists and nurses.

All staff are provided with financial support and appropriate time off for this training. We passed assessment in 2008 to become members of the prestigious British Dental Association’s Good Practice Scheme. This means all our team members work together to fulfil over 100 issues in modern good dental practice.

We have been awarded with the Investors in People accreditation and are currently a certified training practice for newly qualified dentists.  

team image of Cherryvalley



Mark Haycock

GDC No - 70798

team in Cherryvalley


Mark qualified from QUB in 1995. He worked in general practice for 10 years in Portadown before Kelly and he took over Cherryvalley Dental Care, building it up from a single surgery into the modern practice it is now.

He believes in excellent customer service for the pratice’s patients, and a good work-life balance for the dental team. He encourages continuing education of all the dental team members and actively strives to learn new and modern ways to provide quality care and new treatments. Mark likes good food, travelling, scuba diving and spending as much time with his family as possible.

Claire Bailey

GDC NO -153045

team in Cherryvalley


Claire graduated from Queens University Belfast in 2008 and has been with the practice ever since. She has developed a long standing relationship with the practice and patients.

She is interested in general dentistry, likes to keep up to date with the latest techniques by attending courses and training events. She finds it rewarding to help nervous patients overcome their fears and feel confident in returning for regular treatment.

Claire had a keen interest in running and keeping fit and had completed a couple of marathons to date.

Aidan O'Reilly

GDC No - 113339

team in Cherryvalley


Aidan qualified from Queens University Belfast in 2007. He worked in Scotland before spending 5 years in general practice in Lisburn. Aidan joined the team in 2013 following our extension.

Aidan enjoys family dentistry, getting to know his patients and putting them at ease for treatment. Outside dentistry Aidan enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He has an interest in Men's Gymnastics and has judged at several Commonwealth Games.

Karl Finlay

GDC No- 258073

team in Cherryvalley


Karl joined the Practice in January 2018. He graduated from QUB in 2015. He started work in Saintfield before moving back to Belfast to be closer to home. Karl enjoys all aspects of dentistry but particularly enjoys challenging cases and strives to expand his skills in order to provide all forms of treatment for his patients.

He believes in everyone getting every available option explained to them in a way that allows them to feel fully informed about their treatment. Karl enjoys many sports but particularly loves rugby. He enjoys balancing work and home life, and would travel far and wide for his wife.

Kelly Haycock

team in Cherryvalley

Business Manager

Kelly has supported Mark and the practice by working from home whilst looking after their family of two lively boys- John and Calum and chocolate Labrador Jigsaw. She now feels it’s time to take a more active role in the day-to-day business needs, although Mark knows this dare not interfere with her gym classes!

Kelly has a background of training in health and beauty as well as administration in both the private and public sectors. Now Kelly spends all her working time supporting Mark and working hard to improve the practice.

Vicki McQuilken

team in Cherryvalley

Practice coordinator

Vicki joined the Practice in November 2017.

Having spent 11 years as a dental nurse specialising is Health Promotion, she has gained a wealth of experience. In her spare time she likes cooking, going to the gym and Pilate's classes.

Davinia McQuilken

team in Cherryvalley

Lead receptionist

Claire Heron

team in Cherryvalley


Claire Montgomery

GDC No - 188185

team in Cherryvalley


Claire gained her National Certificate in Dental nursing in 2009.  She joined the practice in 2008 and since then has been keen to broaden her knowledge in Dentistry.  She recently gained her qualification in Dental radiography.

She enjoys socialising with friends.

Pamela McNickle

GDC No - 183438

team in Cherryvalley


Pamela qualified as a nurse in 2009. She has been working in Cherryvalley from 2012.

Pamela hopes to begin studying for her Oral Health Qualification in Sept.

Lucy Shaw

GDC No - 286764

team in Cherryvalley


Lucy studied at Belfast Metropolitan College,Titanic Quarter. She joined the Practice in October 2017.

She enjoys spending time with friends in her spare time.

Anna McCaughey

GDC No -

team in Cherryvalley


Lilith Trimble

team in Cherryvalley

Trainee nurse