Christmas Hours 2017

21 December 2017 Categories: Uncategorized

 

Friday 22nd December 8am- 5pm
Saturday 23rd December Closed*
Christmas Day Closed*
St Stephen’s Day Closed*
Wednesday 27th December Closed*
Thursday 28th December Limited emergency service from 8am
Friday 29th December Limited emergency service from 9am
Saturday 30th January Closed*
Sunday 31st January Closed*
Monday 1st January Closed*
Tues 2nd January Normal opening hours from 8am

If you wish to be seen on any of the  days we have a limited service, please ring 01 2801684  as early as possible and leave a message on the answering machine.

* For emergency treatment whilst we are closed- VHI members can contact the VHI Swiftcare Clinic in Dundrum on 1890 866 966.  Otherwise for severe dental emergencies you can contact the  Dublin Dental Hospital on 6127200.

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Irish Dental Association Conference 2017

22 May 2017 Categories: Uncategorized

As part of their committment to continuing professional development, Dr Garry Heavey, Dr Sean Malone, Dr Ciaran O hUiginn, Dr Lorna McCourt and Ms Mary Clare Mulloy recently attended the Annual Irish Dental Association Conference in Kilkenny.   Pictured above is Dr Sean Malone, Dr Garry Heavey and Dr Lorna McCourt attending a pre-conference hands-on course on bonded ceramic restorations.

Also at the conference, Ms Fiona Heavey was one of the speaker at the pre-conference workshop covering infection prevention and control.  She spoke about water quality in the dental surgery.  Fiona also spoke about amalgam separation at the Dental Education Hub.

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Case of the Month – April 2016

21 April 2016 Categories: Uncategorized

Case of the Month – April 2016

This patient’s broken down teeth were restored with crowns on the upper front teeth and tooth coloured fillings on the lower front teeth.  Their missing upper and lower back teeth were replaced with a partial chrome cobalt denture.

 

JM1

Before

 

JM2

After

Total Cost: €7800

Total Treatment Time: Treatment was carried out over a period of 4 months.

 

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Case of the Month – March 2016

15 March 2016 Categories: Uncategorized

Case of the Month – March 2016

This patient broke her upper front teeth as a child.  They were repaired with bonded composites over 10 years ago. We whitened her teeth using the Opalescence Go system, and replaced her original bondings with composite veneers.
This illustrates how technology has improved since the teeth were first restored.

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Before


 
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After

Total Cost: €850

Total Treatment Time: 2 hours for composite veneers + time at home for the tooth whitening (over a 20 day period)

Comments: The Opalescence Go whitening system is a at home tooth whitening system comprising of 10 single use trays preloaded with whitening agent.

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Christmas Opening Hours 2015

22 December 2015 Categories: Uncategorized

 

Wednesday 23rd December Limited service from 8am
Christmas Eve Closed*
Christmas Day Closed*
St Stephen’s Day Closed*
Sunday 27th December Closed*
Monday 28th December Closed*
Tuesday 29th December Limited service from 8am
Wednesday 30th December Limited service from 8am
Thursday 31st December Limited service from 8am
Friday 1st January Closed*
Saturday 2nd January Closed*
Sunday 3rd January Closed*
Monday 4th January Normal opening hours from 8am

If you wish to be seen on any of the  days we have a limited service, please ring 01 2801684  as early as possible and leave a message on the answering machine.

* For emergency treatment whilst we are closed- Please contact: – VHI Swiftcare Clinic in Dundrum on 1890 866 966 or the  Dublin Dental Hospital on 6127200

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Case of the Month- November 2015

30 November 2015 Categories: Uncategorized

Case of the Month- November 2015

This patient had discoloured lower front teeth. Inside outside bleaching was carried out at home on the lower teeth over 2 weeks.  Once the whitening was complete a bonding was placed.

Before

Before

 

After Nov 2015

After

Total Cost:  €415.00

Total Treatment Time: 75 mins in surgery over 3 visits + time at home (2-4 hours per day + overnight for 14 days)

Comments:  Inside outside bleaching is a technique which whitens individual teeth using customised whitening trays.

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Interview with Dr Sean Malone

09 November 2015 Categories: Uncategorized

Dr Sean Malone was interviewed recently for the Irish Dentist Magazine, about planning the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland’s (RCSI) Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) which was held at the end of October 2015.

Full text of article: Interview with Dr Sean Malone 2015

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Case of the Month- October 2015

13 October 2015 Categories: Uncategorized

Case of the Month- October 2015

The patient presented with two fractured teeth following a fall.  Both teeth were restored with bonded composite.  The treatment was carried out in one visit.

Before

Before

 

After

After

 

 

Total cost: €270.00
Total treatment time: 1 hour
Comments: The treatment was tax deductible.

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Congratulations to Dr Garry Heavey & Ms Fiona O’Shaughnessy on their Marriage

25 August 2015 Categories: Uncategorized

Congratulations to Dr Garry Heavey & Ms Fiona O’Shaughnessy on their Marriage

We would like to congratulate Dr Garry Heavey and Ms Fiona O’Shaughnessy on their recent marriage and wish them many happy years together.

Garry & Fiona

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Congratulations to Dr Garry Heavey – 30 year anniversary in Sandycove

19 August 2015 Categories: Uncategorized

Congratulations to Dr Garry Heavey – 30 year anniversary in Sandycove

Dr Garry Heavey recently celebrated working 30 years here in Sandycove.  He took over the practice from Dr Kevin Keenan in 1985 on his return from the UK.  Other long standing members of the team are Mary Clare Mulloy (hygienist)- 29 years, Dr Sean Malone and Ms Fiona O’Shaughnessy (Clinical Manager) – 25 years,  Tara Blair (Practice Manager) – 18 years, Dr Ciaran O hUiginn – 17 years and Dr Lorna McCourt – 15 years.

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