Meet The Team At Navan Road Dental Practice
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Meet Our Team

At Navan Road Dental Practice our team of Dentists, Specialists, Hygienists and nurses are committed to providing dentistry of the highest standard.

Dr Irene Lavin

Dr Irene Lavin
B.A., B.Dent.Sc. Dip. Clin. Dent (U. Dublin)

Irene qualified as a Dentist from Trinity College Dublin in 1991.

She has worked in private practice in Northern Ireland and London. Irene has experience working in the community dental service.

In 1997, Irene commenced practice on the Navan Road. She completed a postgraduate diploma in Clinical Dentistry at the Dublin Dental University Hospital. Irene is a member of the Irish Dental Association, the Irish faculty of primary dental care and has served on council.

In treating her patients, Irene prioritises creating a positive dental experience in a calm and professional environment.

Dental Council Registration 9/93

dr ciaran o'driscoll

Dr Ciaran O'Driscoll
B.A., B.Dent.Sc. (U. Dubl.), M.Sc. (U. Lond.)

Ciaran qualified as a Dental Surgeon from Trinity College Dublin in 1991. He worked in General Practice for six years and then moved to London where he undertook a postgraduate masters Programme in Endodontics at the Eastman Dental Institute (UCL)

Ciaran runs a practice Limited to Endodontics at the Navan Road Dental Practice and is also a part-time clinical lecturer at the Dublin Dental University Hospital.

He is a former president of the Irish Endodontic Society and is a member of the Irish Dental Association. Ciaran has lectured widely on topics related to all aspects of Endodontics.

Dental Council Registration 95/91

Dr Catherine Cassidy

Dr Catherine Cassidy
B.A., B.Dent.Sc. M.Sc.

Dr Cassidy qualified as a dental surgeon from Trinity College Dublin in July 2007 and also holds a master’s degree in restorative and Aesthetic dentistry which was awarded from the University of Manchester in 2013.

Catherine has extensive experience in all areas of general cosmetic dentistry. Catherine has previously worked in private practice in Northern Ireland and Australia. Dr Cassidy joined Navan Road Dental Practice in August 2015.

Dental Council Registration

Dr Edel Woods
B.A., B.Dent.Sc.

Edel qualified as a Dentist from Trinity College Dublin. Having completed her Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) degree, Edel worked as a house officer in the Dublin Dental University Hospital.

Providing a friendly and gentle approach to dental treatment is paramount to Edel. She hopes that this approach allows all her patients to feel relaxed in the dental chair. Edel has an interest in aesthetic dentistry and in treating children.

Dental Council no. 9015

Dr Kate Carmody
B.A., B.Dent.Sc.

Kate graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2013 and commenced working in the Dublin Dental University Hospital as a junior house officer and subsequently as an oral surgery senior house officer. After this, she spent a year working as a registrar in the National Maxillofacial Unit in St James's Hospital. Kate then went on to work in general private practice.

Dental Council no. 7813

Dr Anastasios Gkiokas

Tasos graduated with a Masters in Orthodontics from the University of Lund in Sweden in 1993. He has been working in specialist practice since then. Through continued membership of European, American and Greek Orthodontic Societies, Tasos keeps informed and up to date with new advances in orthodontic treatment.

Dr Gkiokas has presented research papers at national and international conferences.

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Colette Sheridan

Colette started her dental career in 2001 as a Dental Nurse and qualified from the Dublin Dental School & Hospital. Colette achieved her Higher Diploma in Dental Hygiene at Trinity College Dublin in 2009, where she was also awarded the Dentsply Prize for Clinical Excellence.

Colette gained valuable experience working with children in Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin (with oncology patients), St James Hospital (with haematological disorders) and Dublin Dental University Hospital with head and neck cancer patients and also patients with special needs. These experiences have re-enforced Colettes commitment to providing professional, holistic treatments to all her patients.

Aine Watchorne

After several years of living abroad, Aine returned to Ireland in 2009 and began her career in the dental industry.

She graduated, with distinction, with a diploma in dental nursing from Trinity College Dublin in 2010. The following year she received a certificate in Oral health promotion from NUI Galway.

She returned to full time education to study the Diploma in dental hygiene in 2012.

A bursary award was given to Aine and with this she participated in a two-week exchange programme with the dental university in Malmo, Sweden.

After graduating from the dental hygiene diploma, she joined our team at the Navan Road Dental Practice in 2014.

Our Nursing and Administration Team

Nicole O'Brien

Nicole O'Brien

Lauren Bruce

Lauren Bruce

Stephanie Kennedy

Stephanie Kennedy

Jenny O'Brien

Jenny O'Brien