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Jme Dental | Our Team

Our Team

Ms. Eimear Fennelly RDH

Eimear graduated as a Dental Nurse in 2016 at Athlone Institute of Technology before working in Kilkenny in the dental field, she then returned to college in University College Cork in 2018 to fulfil her goal to graduate as a Dental Hygienist. Eimear has a strong passion with the treatment of nervous patients and ensuring optimum oral dental health. Eimear is a keen sports fanatic and has great communication skills.

Dr. David Finnegan B.D.S NUI

David graduated in 2011 from University College Cork. David moved to Manchester where he worked as a general dental practitioner and practice manger until 2016.
During his time there David completed courses in 6 Month Smiles cosmetic braces and attended many courses in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He has specialist interest in treating nervous patients and prides himself in creating a very relaxed and encouraging atmosphere. 
David moved to Galway in 2016 to join the JME Dental team. 

Dr. Jason McEvaddy B.A., B.DENT.SC. HONS.

Jason graduated in 1996 with an Honours Degree from Trinity College, Dublin. He worked in the United Kingdom for a number of years, where he completed many post graduate courses including Restorative, Crown/Bridge work, Cosmetic, Implantology, Tooth Whitening, Orthodontic (Braces) and Surgical Specialities.
He moved back to Galway in 2002 and has been working in General Practice since. Jason has a special interest in Cosmetic/Crown/Bridge and Implant Dentistry. 

Ms. Sile Melia RDH

Síle began her dental career here at JME Dental in 2008. She qualified as a dental nurse in 2010 and went on to study Dental Hygiene at UCC in 2013. She qualified with first class honours in 2015. She received the Colm O’Sullivan Gold Medal, Sensodyne Award and TePe Oral Hygiene Award from UCC in December 2015. Síle gained extensive experience as a Dental Hygienist in different practices in the West of Ireland before returning to JME Dental in January 2019. She is also a member of the Irish Dental Hygienist’s Association.

Dr. Meabh O'Brien B.D.S (Hons)

Meabh graduated from University College Cork with an honours degree in Dental Surgery. Meabh is passionate about all aspects of dentistry and has completed courses in composite restorations and bonding ( white fillings) , facial aesthetics and Invisalign. In 2017, Meabh volunteered with Dental Outreach in Nepal and provided emergency and preventative dental care in the Himalayan village of Tistung. Although a Limerick native, Meabh loves living in Galway and has a great appreciation for the Galwegian artistic culture. Meabh also enjoys keeping up her Gaeilge agus is breá léi deighleáil le daoine trí mheán na Gaeilge.

Dr. Maria Silva Tarancon D.M.D (Hons)

Maria graduated as a Dental Surgeon in 2016 having received her degree from Universidad de Granada (Spain).

She completed a Master Degree in Family care and Community Dentistry in 2018 from University of Seville (Spain) while she was practising general dentistry.

In June 2018 she moved to Ireland where she has been working as a general dentist. She has a special interest in humanitarian work, providing social dental care in several associations whenever she has the chance during her holidays.

Maria practices general and cosmetic dentistry and she has completed several courses in cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

Dr. Leah Smyth B.Corp.Law D.M.D (Hons)

Born and raised in Salthill, Galway, Leah graduated with an Honours degree from Semmelweis University of Medical Sciences, Budapest.

Prior to this, Leah obtained an Honours International Corporate Law degree at NUIG. Despite having enjoyed her legal studies, she always felt her true vocation was in healthcare.

Studying abroad opened up many opportunities, not least of which included the opportunity to travel extensively and mix with friends and colleagues from many continents, which she feels benefits her enormously in communication with patients from all walks of life.

Leah is passionate about developing her career in Dentistry and continues to update her skills by regularly attending CPD courses. She has a keen interest in facial aesthetics, is an invisalign provider and is currently studying to obtain her postgraduate certificate in Restorative Dentistry.

She commenced her practice in Cork and is now delighted to be working in and treating patients from her hometown and it’s environs.

Dr. Caroline Stewart BDS (Hons) NUI

A Sligo native, Caroline began her 15 year Dental career in 2000. Caroline graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2002 with a Certificate in Dental Nursing and Conscious Sedation. She accelerated through many courses including Oral Health Promotion, Dental Practice Management and Dental Radiography. In 2010, Caroline graduated as a Dental Hygienist from University College Cork, and in 2015 she fulfilled her ultimate goal of becoming a Dentist and was awarded an Honours Degree from University College Cork.
Caroline has a special interest in Oral Cancer Screening and Sleep Apnoea. She also has an interest in facial aesthetics and is qualified in administration of botulinum toxin commonly known as Botox and in Dermal Fillers from Prof. Bob Khanna’s training institute in London.
During Caroline’s studies she has received awards for academic excellence, highest achiever and patient communication. Caroline is a volunteer with the National Special Olympics, Special Smiles Programme.
Caroline joined the JME Team in 2015 after marrying a Galwegian. Caroline prides herself on her patient communication and is committed to providing a relaxed patient environment.

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