Spring Hill Specialist Dental Centre

John Paddy McVeigh

John Paddy McVeigh


Paddy is originally from Northern Ireland, and he qualified in dentistry at Manchester in 1990. He joined the Royal Navy and was commissioned Surgeon Lieutenant (D). This brought him to the West Country, where he made use of the extensive postgraduate opportunities available to him through the Navy. Paddy has a wealth of experience and training in advanced reconstruction and dental implants. Paddy became a member of the Faculty of General Dental Practice Royal College of Surgeons of England MFGDP(UK) RCS Eng by examination and became one of only 6 dentists in the country to pass the inaugural Diploma in Implant Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh D.IMP.DENT RCSEd – the gold standard in implant training. He is also a Fellow of the International Congress of Implantology FICOI and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry AACD.

In 2012 Paddy achieved the Fellowship diploma (FFGDP(UK)) of the Faculty of General Dental Practice, Royal College of Surgeons England. The Fellowship is the highest qualification that the faculty can award.

In his spare time he enjoys being with his wife and two children, fly fishing, walking on the Moors and travelling.