The Highest Quality Of Orthodontic Care -- Crescent Orthodontics, Clontarf, Dublin 3

  • Dr Desmond FA McElroy

    Great Orthodontic Experience And Expertise
    Dr Desmond FA McElroy

    Dr Mc Elroy qualified in dentistry from UCD in 1976. He was in general dental practice in Kent for 3 years. He returned to the Dublin Dental School and Hospital in 1979 taking up a position in Oral Surgery. He completed the Fellowship in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1981 and began a 3 year postgraduate programme in Orthodontics in the Royal Dental Hospital, London obtaining a Diploma in Orthodontics.

    Dr Mc Elroy established his specialist practice in Orthodontics in Clontarf in 1985. He was a founding member of the Orthodontic Society of Ireland in 1990 and was President of the Society in 1996/97. His focus throughout his specialist orthodontic career has been on achieving excellent results which enhance the appearance both of the face and teeth for a lifetime.

  • Our Professional Team

    A Wonderful Team At Crescent Orthodontics

    Our Staff
    Collectively, our staff have decades of experience in helping to deliver quality orthodontic treatment to our patients in a professional and relaxing environment. They enjoy getting to know each and every patient who enters our practice and take great pleasure in seeing their smiles develop as they progress through treatment. Our staff are knowledgeable, kind and caring and will make every effort to ensure your orthodontic journey is a pleasant and rewarding one.

    Joanne has been part of our practice team since 1995. She is a qualified Dental Surgery Assistant who worked in the clinical area initially before taking over practice management duties.

    Aisling and Lyndsay are our experienced clinical nurses who assist in the day to day treatment of our patients. Their primary goal is to ensure our patients are happy and that treatment runs smoothly at each visit.

    Joy is in charge of our in-surgery laboratory. She constructs patient study models, bonded wire retainers and removable clear retainers as well as undertaking some chairside duties.

  • Jillian Friel Friedrichs

    A Very Skilled Hygienist At Crescent Orthodontics

    Jillian Friel Friedrichs, RDH (University of Glasgow)

    Jillian qualified as a Dental Nurse at the Dublin Dental School & Hospital in Trinity College, Dublin.

    She then graduated in Dental Hygiene at the Dental Hospital & School at the University of Glasgow.

    Since 1991, Jillian has worked in private general and orthodontic practices.

    Continuous Professional Development is an important issue for Jillian who takes every opportunity to attend relevant lectures and seminars and to improve her skill levels.

    Jillian is registered with the Dental Council of Ireland and was involved in establishing the Irish Dental Hygienists Association where she continues to be a very active member.

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