A Multidisciplinary Clinic With Highly Qualified Healthcare Professionals
College Gate Dental is part of a multidisciplinary clinic with highly qualified healthcare professionals working together. Our dental team consists of General Dentists, Hygienists and a team of specialist dentists including an Orthodontist and Oral Surgeon.
Your Trusted Dental Clinic in the heart of Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Conveniently located in the heart of Glasnevin, College Gate Dental Clinic has been serving the local community for over 20 years. Refurbished in 2015, College Gate Dental Clinic and Dublin Orthodontist has continued to grow within the community. Established as a dental practice more than 20 years ago, the clinic now under the leadership of Dr Claire O Sullivan and her team are proud to serve this fantastic community with all your dental and orthodontic needs. Since the initial refurbishment, we have continued to invest in our practice. Starting out offering general dentistry, we now have a specialist in oral surgery, orthodontics and dentists with special interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry service. Every patient wants to have a good experience at the dentist and we try to make the practice, friendly and welcoming. We get it. We’re here to help.
Our general dentists are qualified from the best universities in the world for dentistry. Each having completed at least 5 years training but all are continuing to develop in their areas of interest including, restorative dentistry, aesthetics and cosmetic dentistry. Our specialist Orthodontist is on the Irish dental specialist register for orthodontics. Showing a completion of a further 3 years formal study.
Each person has a full investigation of their issue and are talked through their individualised treatment plan. Our clinicians use X-ray, 3D scanning and photos to help assess the best solution for your individual case. With this information they can lay out the possible treatments that are available. This gives you a great opportunity to ask as many questions as you wish before treatment begins. We work with you every step of the way to get you the teeth that you deserve.
We use only products that are of the highest quality to treat you. By working with highly respected brands that have an excellent track record, our treatments have better results that are long lasting.
Just off the M50 on the Ballymun Road, our practice is easy to access, with free parking outside as well as being well serviced by multiple bus routes. For those on the bike we have a bike rack outside too.
We are here when you need us. Whether you’ve an emergency or just want a routine check-up or a scale and polish, we’ll see you at the next available appointment, make your appointment by calling us, or by getting in touch online we’ll try find an appoint that suits. We stay open late and have Saturday appointments, meeting you when you need us.
Meet the team
College Gate Dental Clinic offer everything you need for maintaining and improving oral health, all of the services required to do this are provided under one roof and delivered with the highest level of service. Using the latest state of the art technology with a great team of practitioners, and support College Gate Dental Clinic is a one stop destination for all your dentistry needs. The college gate dental team comprise of General dentists, Orthodontist, Oral surgeon, Hygienist and orthodontic therapists. They are supported by a nursing staff Patients are looked after by our cheerful Reception team, and in the background to ensure smooth sailing for each patient our Administration and practice management staff work tirelessly.
Dr Claire O’Sullivan is our specialist in Orthodontics. Claire was born and raised in Glasgow, where she completed both her degree in Dentistry and her postgraduate education in Orthodontics. Claire has worked in the UK in different hospitals where she gained experience in general dentistry oral surgery oral medicine and restorative dentistry, she spent some time working in Australia focusing on Periodontics as well as a short time working for the Aboriginal dental service.
B.Dent Surg, MBBChBAO, MSc, MRCS(Irel), FFDRCS (Irel) Dr (Mr) Deepak Thomas is a Specialist Oral Surgeon and is one of few dual qualified in Ireland, with both a Medical and Dental Degree. He is on the Irish register of Specialist Surgeons and has worked previously for the Dublin Dental Hospital and School. After finishing his Medical Degree at Trinity College Dublin, he successfully completed his Intercollegiate Membership training and examinations in Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in Surgery . Mr Thomas also possesses a Masters in Global Health from Trinity College Dublin and a Fellowship in Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He has worked for over 6 years in several major Oral and Facial Surgical training units in the UK, at Medical Council-validated Specialist Registrar Training level posts. He has gained excellent exposure to higher surgical training in all aspects of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery During his time abroad, while working in Sir Lanka, Mr. Thomas was one of two in a team of Oral surgeon’s involved in a unique reconstruction case of a young woman who suffered a severe injury to the jaw from shrapnel. This reconstruction case was first surgery of its kind for facial trauma. His practice at College Gate Clinic is limited to services in specific aspects of Oral Surgery, Facial and Jaw Joint Pain and also in Oral Medicine. Intravenous conscious sedation services for anxious patients is available at College Gate Dental Clinic Mr Thomas is a fully participating provider with major private insurers and has admitting rights and privileges as a Consultant in the Beacon Hospital , Dublin and at Kingsbridge Hospital , Sligo for patients who require a General Anaesthetic.
Stephen has many connections to Glasnevin, he grew up in Meath but his Grandparents and extended family live locally. He graduated from Trinity College Dublin and has worked in General Practice since graduating. Stephen is at the cutting edge on best practices and technology he has been trained in the most up to date techniques. He practices using loops which allow him to see tiny details in the tooth, the loops magnify the tooth up to 4 times, this allows for great precision in his cosmetic work. Stephen recently sat the first of his postgraduate qualifications which he passed first time! He is keen to keep his academic knowledge up to date, he is a tech wizard his latest toy is the digital scanner which allows for greater precision and fit of veneers crowns etc and also does away with the need for taking impressions of the teeth. He has a keen interest in aesthetics and restorative dentistry especially root canal work. He has a great rapport with the patients especially children and is excellent at putting children and adults alike at ease. We can normally hear Stephen laughing with the patients all day long. He loves meeting people and making them feel comfortable in the chair. He is an excellent dentist and has built a loyal base since starting here. When not working Stephen has a great interest in music and seeing his friends of which he has many.
Originally from Essex, England, Charles attended dental school at Newcastle University, completing his degree in 2018. He worked as an associate in the North East of England for 2 years where he gained experience in all aspects of dentistry, before relocating to Ireland in 2020 for family reasons. Charles is a general dentist and has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry and the use of teeth whitening and composite bonding. He has undertaken postgraduate professional training in this area and plans to begin his Restorative Masters in 2021. Charles is also committed to providing a comfortable experience for patients and finds helping patients who suffer dental anxiety highly rewarding. When Charles is not in the office, Charles enjoys keeping active through cycling and rock climbing.
Dr. Anna Harnett is a Dentist, Physiologist and Medical Aesthetics Practitioner. Anna is originally from Tipperary where she grew up on a farm. She has studied in Ireland, England and Scotland obtaining a BSc(Hons) in Physiology, a Diploma in Dental Nursing, a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Level 7 in Aesthetic Medicine, certificates in Skin and Injectables and currently studying towards an MSc in Skin Ageing and Aesthetic Medicine. She has also completed dental examinations with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and keeps her knowledge up to date by attending international conferences for Dentistry and Aesthetics.
Sarah started as Dr O’Sullivan’s nurse in 2013 and when Dr O’Sullivan’s practice became busier Sarah was sponsored by Dr O’Sullivan to go through the Orthodontic Therapy Course in Trinity College Dublin. The course enabled Sarah to upgrade her position from Orthodontic Nurse to a bona fide clinician who is qualified to do wire changes, impressions for removable appliances, 3D scans etc and generally act as Dr O’Sullivan’s right hand. Sarah sees all of our new patients for scans, photos and XRays she can guide you through the treatment journey and give you information on our payment plans and any other general questions you have. Sarah is hugely empathetic and very popular with her patients due to her gentle manner.
Chelsey graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2020. Like Sarah, she had started as a dental nurse with a local Orthodontist and then put herself through the course at Trinity. Chelsey is a local lady and has a kind gentle manner; she is also very popular with the patients. She works under Dr O’Sullivan’s direction to place braces and Invisalign attachments change wires etc
Sarah is originally from Dublin she did her first degree in General Nursing at Trinity College in 2007 and then she decided to change direction from Nursing to Dentistry so she completed the dental nursing course at Trinity College Dublin in 2012 with distinction. Sarah worked as a nurse but it was with the intention of pursuing a career in Hygiene so she then took a further course in the University Of Cork from 2014 to 2016 where she graduated with Honours from the Dental Hygienist course. Sarah’s knowledge of her chosen career and attention to detail does not go unnoticed by her patients, she has been helping people in our practice keep and maintain their dental health and has built a cohort of loyal patients.
Laura is from Dublin she worked as a Dental Nurse for many years hails from Malahide originally she has worked in the dental industry for many years starting as a secretary and a dental nurse before training to become a Hygienist at the University of Cork in 2014-2016. Laura has worked extensively with dentists and Periodontists alike before coming to our clinic and has a wealth of knowledge in the field of Oral Health. In her spare time, Laura is a keen athlete she enjoys sport on and off the track and walking her dogs however her main love is her new baby she became a Mum in 2020!
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