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.

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 and 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.

Tsvetomir Badov

Specialist Orthodontist
Tsvetomir Badov

Following His graduation as a dentist, Dr Badov worked as a general dentist in a practice limited to cosmetic dentistry and endodontics at my family's office for a number of years. He then completed a 3 year International Postgraduate Orthodontic Program at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Hadassah School for Dental Medicine-Jerusalem, Israel. In addition to being a specialist in Orthodontics, Dr. Badov holds a M.A.degree in Bio-Medical Sciences in Dentistry from the same University.
Since graduating from the program he has been working only in the field of orthodontics. While being highly experienced in all aspects of orthodontics, my passion is meeting the expectations and the requirements of my patients to create beautiful smiles.

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.

Sinead Nolan

Hygienist
Sinead Nolan

With over eight years dental nursing experience in Ireland and Australia, Sinead returned to college to further develop her career and began dental hygiene.
Graduating with distinction from Trinity College Dublin in 2015, she was awarded the 'Dentsply Clinical Award' for her achievements in clinics, during her studies at DDUH.
Sinead enjoys building a rapport with her patients both young and old and educating them on the importance of good oral hygiene

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.

Maria Grudeva

Reception Team
Maria Grudeva

Maria will welcome you with big smile and will make your arrival pleasant and comfortable. She works closely with the dental team to enhance the patient journey beyond the dental chair and offer exciting services at Quay Dental! Her friendly, approachable and professional nature go hand in hand with her three years experience in customer attendance to improve service delivery and patient satisfaction.

Rebecca Davies

Reception Team
Rebecca Davies

Rebecca joined Quay Dental in June 2017. Her empathetic nature, knowledge and experience in customer service enhances our patients experience at Quay Dental, particularly making any anxious patients feel at ease.
Before working at Quay Dental Rebecca spent the last three years living in Abu Dhabi working as an air hostess. She enjoyed travelling to new places and experiencing different cultures whilst developing her customer service skills.
Outside of work she enjoys socializing with her family and friends, keeping active, painting and reading. Rebecca graduated with a 2.1 BA Honors degree in Philosophy in 2013.
Rebecca loves meeting and greeting both new and existing patients. Her experience and professionalism has made her an ideal addition to our team.

Eliana Fusco

Practice Manager/Patient co ordinator
Eliana Fusco

Eliana joined the team in 2015

Her main goal is to ensure all our valued patients have a stress free and enjoyable journey dealing both sensitively and sensibly with any queries you might have. . With a backgorund in customer service, she is well versed in meeting the needs of our patients, consistently ensuring you will have a positive friendly experience .Eliana also looks after marketing and events and thoroughly enjoys the creativity and excitement of this area.

Her passion is working with the public and is fully committed to ongoing professional development and strive to keep updated in all aspects of dentistry

Roisin Mc Quinn

Clinic Coordinator / Treatment Coordinator

Roisin works as a Clinic coordinator and treatment coordinator in Quay Dental Clinic. She joined the team in 2016 and has always strived to provide excellent patient care and customer service. Roisin is a valued team member and goes above and beyond each day to care and follow up with all our patients.

She has a vast amount of dental knowledge and is a great help to patients considering dental treatment. Having previous worked in London for 3 years she brought a great wealth of experience to the team and to this day bring new ideas forward for us to continuously make improvements within the practice and excel in patient care.

In her free time Roisin enjoys travelling and socialising with friends.

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