Our Team


Meet Our Team


Caitriona Ahern

Caitriona is a graduate of UCC, obtaining an Honours degree. She was one of the first recipients of the Diploma in Primary Care Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons Of Ireland. She also has a certificate in Oral Health Promotion University College Galway and a certificate in inhalation sedation from UCC.

Caitriona is a member of the Irish Dental Association and has a current American Heart Associiation Basic lifesaver card

Caitriona is a mom herself so is well used to dealing with younger patients and is particularly interested in helping nervous patients and childrenadults with additional needs.
When not at work can be found usually in the garden !


Claire Foley

Claire Foley is originally from Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick. She graduated from University College Cork in 2012 with an honours Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree. Graduating top of her class, Claire was awarded Best Student in Dentistry 2012 by the Irish Dental Association.

Claire is a member of the Irish Dental Association and has recently completed a Basic Life Savers Course for Healthcare Providers in Oct 2016.

Claire really loves her job and takes pride in her work. She takes a special interest in working with children and nervous patients, teaching them about their oral health and giving them the time and encouragement they need.

When Claire is not working, she loves spending time with her young daughter, family and friends.


Orla Cotter

Orla Cotter is the dental nurse at Ahern's dental practice. Orla takes great pride in her work and loves dealing with people . When not at work, likes to go shopping and socialising.


Lena Cronin

Lena is our newest member of the team, as well as being a qualified dental nurse she has also graduated with a BSc in Dental Practice Management with Oral Health Promotion in Athlone Institute of Technology.