Dr. Pauraic Keogh BDS NUI (HONS)
A native of Dromkeen Co. Limerick Pauraic qualified from University College Cork in 2004 with an Honours Bachelor of Dental Science Degree. He finished first in his class winning numerous undergraduate awards including the gold medal for restorative dentistry. Pauraic has 10 years experience of private practice both in the UK and Ireland. He has an interest in cosmetic dentistry particularly in the area of cosmetic orthodontics. Pauraic is a trained provider of the Six Month Smiles orthodontic system providing straighter teeth to adult patients in less time.
Dr. Miriam Quilty BDS NUI
Dr. Quilty graduated from University College Cork in 2004 and has worked in general practice since then. Miriam has a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry including orthodontics and has completed postgraduate training in the UK in both Inman Aligner and Six Month Smiles orthodontic systems. Dr. Quilty also has a particular interest in treating nervous adult & paediatric patients; she is currently completing a Diploma in Conscious Sedation in Trinity College Dublin and is offering sedation to our more nervous patients here at Crescent Dental. Miriam is extremely friendly and caring allowing patients to feel instantly at ease with her.
Dr. Kathryn Traynor BDS NUI (Hons)
An Honours graduate from UCC, Kathryn’s areas of interest include restorative dentistry, oral medicine, oral surgery and oral health. Kathryn is also a talented violinist & saxophionist.
Dr. Anna Foley BDS NUI (Hons)
Dr. Foley is the newest member of the dental team here at Crescent Dental. An Honours graduate from UCC, Anna’s has worked in Dublin and West Cork in recent years. Areas of interest include restorative dentistry, oral surgery and paediatrics.
Ruth O’Hara RDH
Ruth qualified as a dental hygienist from University College Dublin in 2014. Her focus is on periodontal maintenance and oral health education for both adults and children. Ruth is also qualified in smoking cessation counselling and dietary advice and is an advocate and volunteer for Mouth Cancer Awareness day annually.
Paula D’Alton (Practice Manager)
Paula has 12 year’s experience working in dentistry and is vastly knowledgeable about all aspects of dental nursing and dental practice management. She qualified from UCC with a Diploma in Dental Nursing (Distinction) in 2010. Paula has a particular interest in Oral Health and achieved a Specialised Certification in Oral Health Promotion from NUI Galway in 2012. Following this she set up SmartMouth, and Oral Health Promotion programme which aims to promote better oral health working in conjunction with support groups in the community. Paula also holds diplomas in Anatony & Physiology (2014) and Diet & Nutrition (2014) and is a volunteer at the Irish Red Cross.