It has been a turbulent few months and as we adapt to the changes that Covid-19 has brought with it, we would like to share with you how we are doing things differently, without losing sight of our patient centered ethos. As with many practices, we are now booking all appointments over the phone or via email. This enables us to maintain social distancing in our reception area. Once an appointment has been booked in…"What To Expect When You Visit Our Practice"
This practice is “the jewel in the crown” of dental clinics. I had a phobia and fear of dentists for years and needed a dentist who practiced sedation dentistry. I found Dr. Patrick O’Connor on the internet with very positive reviews. From the offset, the caring friendly receptionists made me feel at ease and the communication was excellent. The calm, caring and friendly atmosphere created by Dr. O’Connor and the nurses that I experienced was…"Great case made possible by sleep dentistry"
We are over the moon to have won “Highly Commended” Award in the category, ‘Best Treatment of Nervous Patients’. The post Winner Irish Dentistry Awards 2019 first appeared on OCM Dental."Winner Irish Dentistry Awards 2019"
Work Experience in O’Connor Moore Dental Practice by Rosie Wright For my Transition Year work experience I spent three days working alongside Paddy O’Connor and Caroline at the O’Connor Moore Dental Practice and I found the whole experience both fascinating and rewarding. The staff at the practice were all incredibly inclusive and welcoming towards me. They all made an effort to get to know me which created a wonderful working environment. On the Monday morning…"Rosie shines in O’ Connor Moore Dental Practice Sligo"
We are very proud to say that OCM was a finalist in three categories – Best Patient Care – Best Treatment of Nervous Patients – Practice of the Year – at the Irish Dentist Awards 2018, which was held on the 1st of December in Dublin. A great night was had by all, with lots of fun and laughter We didn’t take home any silverware this year, but delighted to have been nominated all the…"Nominated Colgate Caring Dentist Awards 2018"
Hi! My name is Deirdre and I am the Practice Manager of Portobello Dental Clinic. This week I began my Invisalign treatment plan with Dr Helen Walsh and I thought it would be informative to share my journey as a patient. Invisalign Starter Kit – all Invisalign patients get this kit, which includes cleaning crystals, your aligners and a bag for your Invisalign case I was very excited to start my Invisalign treatment but I…"My Invisalign Journey"
Mouth Cancer Awareness Day is September 15th 2021 and is dedicated to raising awareness of head, neck and mouth cancer in Ireland. Mouth, head and neck cancer is a term used to describe different types of cancer that can develop in any tissue or organ in the mouth, head or neck. These types of cancer can affect your lips, gums, cheeks, tongue, palate, tonsil, throat, salivary glands, sinuses, nose and voice box (larynx). There are more…"Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2021"
What exactly is a dental implant? When describing dental implants, the best comparison is to your natural teeth. A natural tooth consists of two parts – the root of the tooth buried below the gum line, and the white enamel that is visible above it. Similarly, a dental implant has the titanium component buried invisibly below the gum, and on top of it the porcelain crown which is matched to the colour of your own…"Lets Talk Dental Implants – What you need to know"
What is teeth grinding? Teeth grinding or clenching, also known as bruxism, is a common condition in adults. It can be very uncomfortable, and can cause consistent joint or muscle pain as you subconsciously grind your teeth or clench your jaw. While teeth grinding can occur during waking hours, nearly 80% of cases happen subconsciously during sleep, so many people are not aware that they are doing it. Typical symptoms include headaches, sensitive teeth or…"Grinding your Teeth? Dental Care Can Help"
World Oral Health Day takes place every year on March 20th. The aim of the day is to educate and empower people around the globe about their oral health. For the next three years the theme of the day will be, “Be proud of your mouth”. There are many ways that we can be proud of our mouths but we feel the most important step, is to have a good oral hygiene routine. A healthy…"World Oral Health Day"