Co.Fermanagh native Abigail qualified as a dentist in 2001, with from Trinity College Dublin. Following a year working as a house officer in Dublin Dental School & Hospital she worked for 3 years as a general dentist in both Dublin and Australia. In 2005, Abby decided to pursue her interest in children’s dentistry and returned to full time education at Trinity College Dublin, completing a doctorate in paediatric dentistry, graduating with 1st class honours in 2008. Abigail has presented at many national and international conferences, being awarded the IDA Maloney award in 2006 and the BSPD Clinical Case Presentation prize in 2007 for such presentations. Abigail has travelled the world extensively and loves experiencing other cultures. As part of her travels she has carried out voluntary dental work in Samoa, Cambodia and Honduras.
Abigail operates a referral based private practice limited to paediatric dentistry at the The Hermitage Medical Clinic. She also teaches clinical paediatric dentistry to Dental students in Dublin Dental School & Hospital, Trinity College Dublin.
Abigail is dedicated to child dental care, both in limited practice and in educating students. She is actively involved in teaching, lecturing and frequently travels abroad to ensure up to date skills and techniques to offer her patients.
Outside work Abby is a busy mum of 3 lively children so understands well the perils of trying to brush little teeth!!
- D.Ch.Dent. (Paediatric Dentistry): Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
- MFD: Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.
- BA, B.Dent.Sc.: Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
- Hermitage Medical Clinic (private practice limited to paediatic dentistry)
- Dublin Dental School & Hospital (part time lecturer & clinical supervisor)