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About Clontarf Dental Practice

About Clontarf Dental Practice - Laura Houlihan

Dr. Laura Houlihan BDS (Wales)

Qualified from The University of Wales in 2005

Laura has worked in both the private and public sector in both Ireland and Australia. She also completed a years vocational training and spent a year as a Senior House Officer in The Dublin Dental Hospital 2006 – 2007.

She has been practicing in Clontarf Dental Practice since 2009

Laura is an active member of the Irish Dental Association, having served as both Honorary Secretary and President of the Metropolitan (Dublin) Branch, arranging lectures and courses. Laura enjoys attending lectures and courses regularly which keeps her on top of the latest developments in the field.


Dr. Alva Hope-Ross BDS, FGDS, MGDS (RCSI)

Qualified from TCD in 1985

Alva has worked in private practice for over 30 years in all areas of dentistry.

She received her Membership in General Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in 1991 and her Fellowship in General Dental Surgery in 2009. As part of her continuing professional development, Alva has attended and delivered lectures and acted as examiner for the RCSI.

Alva is an active member of the Irish Dental Association, having served as President of the Metropolitan (Dublin) branch in 2007.