About Clontarf Dental Practice
Dr. Joe Houlihan BDS NUI, Dip. Clin. Dent.,
Qualified from UCD in 1972
Joe has over 40 years of dental experience. He has been in practice in Clontarf since 1977. He obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dentistry from Trinity in 2001.
Joe is an active member of the Irish Dental Association, having served as Honorary Treasurer of the Irish Dental Association for several years and also as the President of the Metropolitan (Dublin) Branch. Joe regularly attends course and lectures to keep up with the latest developments.
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.