Meet the team

Dr Lisa Creaven

B. Dent. Sc. (Hons) T.C.D MFDS RCSEd
Dr Lisa Creaven

Dr. Creaven qualified with an honours Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Science from Trinity College Dublin in 2007. Subsequently, she worked in a busy private practice in the West of Ireland for a number of years. During this time she attended numerous advanced dental training courses in such disciplines as cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery and dental prosthetics in order to provide the latest advances in dental science.
In 2010, Dr. Creaven returned to Galway City. Dr. Creaven has undertaken several postgraduate courses in the highly acclaimed Eastman Dental Institute in London and obtained a certificate in Implant Dentistry. She also completed a certificate in Dental Sedation and Pain Management. This allows Lisa to treat the most anxious of patients in pain free and relaxed environment.
Dr. Creaven has a special interest in orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Creaven is a leading provider of Invisalign, a metal free, clear braces system in association with Clear Braces - Ireland's leading and most experienced provider of Invisalign in Ireland. Lisa has been awarded a diamond status by Invisalign in recognition of her experience. Lisa has completed several courses on cosmetic braces.

Dr Creaven is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) a world renowned academy and travels worldwide to provide the latest advances in cosmetic dentistry.

Over the past two years, Dr. Creaven has completed an intensive training programme in facial aesthetics in London allowing her to rejuvenate and enhance her patient’s best features. This is a passion of Dr. Creaven's, who sees each patient as an individual with unique needs.

Dr Vanessa Creaven

B Dent Sc (Hons) MFDS Edin
Dr Vanessa Creaven

Dr Vanessa Creaven qualified from Trinity College Dublin. During her training Dr Vanessa Creaven had been awarded a number of accolades in her professional field, including the prestigious Sheldon Friel Medal for graduating top in her class and Irish dental council prizes in Restorative dentistry, Periodontology, Oral surgery, Oral medicine and Oral pathology.

Vanessa worked as a house officer in the Dublin Dental Hospital on graduating. Her duties included oral surgery, rehabilitative restorative dentistry, and pediatric dentistry. During this time, Dr Creaven was awarded membership of the Faculty of Dentistry by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Following on from this, she worked in a busy private practice in Dublin city centre before returning to the West of Ireland to take up her current position alongside her sister.

Dr Vanessa Creaven has a strong interest in aesthetic dentistry, being a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.Along with this Dr Creaven has now started the prestigious three year distance postgraduate masters programme in Kings College London which specializes in root canal treatments. This involves travelling back and forth to London, to complete hands on training along with clinical tutorials.

Dr Alma Creaven

B Dent Sc (Hons)
Dr Alma Creaven

Having graduated with honours in the BDS (Bachelor Dental Surgery) degree from UCC. Alma travelled to Perth, Australia where she spent 3 years working in private practice treating people from young to old. While in Australia, Alma completed her Invisalign training. She then returned to Dublin and has spent the past two years working in private practice in Dublin.Alma’s main interests are in cosmetic dentistry and treating the nervous patient. Having travelled to the States and Europe for continuing education, Alma is determined to provide the best in dental treatment in a relaxed atmosphere.

Alma has now decided to return to her home roots. With a strong interest in family and cosmetic detistry Quay Dental is a perfect fit.

Dr Eibhlín O'Leary

Dr Eibhlín O'Leary

Dr Eibhlín O'Leary is from Donegal and graduated as a dentist from Trinity College Dublin in 2007.
She then worked as a general dentist for two years before returning to training; completing year-long training posts in Restorative Dentistry and in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
Having passed the Membership of Faculty of Dentistry exams in the Royal College of Surgeons, she was accepted onto a three year Specialty Training Programme in Orthodontics. She completed her Masters in Orthodontics in 2013 and qualified as a Specialist Orthodontist in 2014.
Having worked in both hospital and Specialist Practice posts since then, she is delighted to return to Ireland to provide both child and adult orthodontics. She is a certified practitioner in Invisalign and is registered as a Specialist Orthodontist by the Irish Dental Council.
Dr Eibhlin enjoys treating complicated cases in fixed braces for both teenagers and adults.

Aoife Healy

Hygeniest
Aoife Healy

Aoife qualified as a dental hygienist in 1998 from Dublin dental hospital. She won the sensodyne award this year also for best community dental health project.
She went on to work in private practice in Dublin and Kildare and also community Dental health setting.
Aoife has worked in specialist practices including those dedicated to periodontics and orthodontics. She regularly attends meetings to keep abreast of any new advances in the dental world. Aoife has twice served on the dental hygienist association committee to further the role of the dental hygienist in Ireland and its fair to say that she is passionate about oral health.
Currently she has three small children who occupy the rest of her time outside work

Aishling Hynes

Hygienist
Aishling Hynes

Having five years dental nursing experience in both general and specialist periodontal dental clinics, Aishling decided to return to study dental hygiene where she graduated from the Dublin Dental School and Hospital, Trinity College Dublin in 2013.

Aishling is specially trained in the prevention and treatment of gum disease as well as preventing decay as well as being a member of the Irish Dental Hygienists Association.
She also has a keen interest in the treatment of children as well as educating and preventing decay by giving advice on diet and the placement of fissure sealants.

Claire Delaney

Dental Nurse
Claire Delaney

Claire is our senior dental nurse and was awarded a certificate in dental nursing in 2015.
Claire has a specialist interest in sedation and undertook a certificate in sedation training. Claire's friendly and enthusiastic approach to her work makes her very popular with staff and patients alike.

Eliana Fusco

Practice Manager
Eliana Fusco
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