Dr. Sean Malone B.A. B.Dent Sc (TCD), F.F.D. (RCSI), DIP.Clin.Dent (TCD), F.I.C.D.

Dr Sean Malone qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1980. He worked in the Dublin Dental Hospital for a year and then moved to England where he worked for another year in Liverpool Dental Hospital.

He then worked in his own practice in Preston, Lancashire until 1990 before returning to Ireland and joining Sandycove Dental Care.

He again worked in the Dublin Dental Hospital for two days a week treating patients who were referred. This included implant treatment, patients who had had treatment for oral cancer and complicated root treatments.

During this time he obtained his Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He also taught the dental students as a lecturer.

In 2000 he became a full-time partner at Sandycove Dental Care. As part of his commitment to keeping up to date, he gained his Diploma in Clinical Dentistry from Trinity College Dublin in 2002. Since then he has attended many courses and spent six months in 2007 completing the Ab Initio training programme for cosmetic white fillings in London and Italy, run by Dr. Lorenzo Vanini and Dr. David Klaff.

Sean has lectured extensively to the dental profession on subjects ranging from management of the anxious patient, the modern techniques for white fillings to techniques for tooth whitening.

In 2008 he won the prize for the best clinical demonstration at the annual conference of the Irish Dental Association. In June 2008 he was elected a Fellow of the International College of Dentistry in recognition of his services to dentistry.

Sean has been a board member of the Faculty of Dentistry in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and he examines in Ireland and overseas in their postgraduate examinations. He is also a past president of the Dublin branch of the Irish Dental Association. He is a past president of the Irish Dental Credit Union.  He is President of the Irish Dental Association for 2013/2014.

Sean is married to Norma and they have three children – Rob, Ailbhe and Rory – ranging in age from 15 to 26. He is a keen golfer whose handicap fluctuates between eight and ten. His other passion is singing. He sang with the RTE Philharmonic Choir for four years and now sings with the Dun Laoghaire Choral Society – although he has taken a leave of absence from the Society for the duration of his presidency.