The Bowe Dental Team
Dr. Robert Bowe BA, BDentSc, MFDRCSI
Dr. Robert Bowe graduated as a dentist from Trinity College Dublin. After qualification he worked in Paediatric Dentistry and General Dentistry in Ireland. Subsequently he pursued postgraduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Mouth, Jaw and Face Surgery) and held a number of posts in the UK and Ireland, including time at the University Hospital of Wales Cardiff UK and Prince Charles Hospital Merthyr Tydfil UK.
Dr. Bowe obtained his postgraduate membership examinations from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2006 and was appointed Registrar in Mouth, Jaw and Face Surgery in Limerick Regional Hospital where he spent 3 years working in hospital Dentistry and Surgery.
Dr. Bowe set up Bowe Dental Clinic in 2009. Bowe Dental Clinic was the first clinic in Munster and one of the first clinics in Ireland to offer the revolutionary Teeth In A Day (All on 4 Dental Implant treatment) procedure to patients and over the past 5 years we have treated hundreds of All on 4 patients with great success.
Dr. Bowe and his team are constantly developing the practice, investing in state of the art equipment such as the new Sirona 3D CT Scanner and are always striving to bring new technologies and exciting new treatments to their patients.
Dr. Bowe believes strongly in continuing professional development and attends several postgraduate courses and seminars each year.
Dr. Eoin Mills, BDS NUI, MFDS, DIP Imp. Dent., RCSEd.
Dr. Mills graduated from UCC in 2005. Following this he completed a year postgraduate training at the Edinburgh Dental Institute while also working in general practice. Prior to returning to Ireland, Dr. Mills worked in private practice in Edinburgh and during this time he also completed his membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons at the Royal College in Edinburgh.
Dr. Mills has undergone extensive training in the cutting edge area of Implant Dentistry. Dr. Mills recently completed the prestigious Diploma in Implant Dentistry through the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. This Diploma has added to his already extensive training in Implant Dentistry, enabling him to provide the most modern Implant treatments. Dr. Mills is also a trained provider of the revolutionary All on 4 Dental Implant treatment having trained under the guidance of the world-famous Dr. Paulo Malo at the Malo Clinic in Lisbon, Portugal.
Dr. Mills regularly attends post graduate courses nationally and internationally seeking to enhance his knowledge in all areas of Implant Dentistry. Recent courses include a 4-Day Advanced Implant Therapy and Grafting Course given by the renowned periodontist Dr. Sascha Jovanovic at the Global Institute for Dental education in Los Angeles and the Nobel Team Conference held in Dublin.
Dr. Mills’ expertise is not just limited to Implant Dentistry. He is also a certified provider of 6 Month Smiles braces orthodontic treatment as well as all other aspects of General Dentistry.
Dr. Claire Waldron
Dr. Claire Waldron qualified from Dentistry in University College Cork in 2010 and worked in London after graduating, before moving back to Limerick in 2016.
Claire’s interest in cosmetic dentistry naturally lead to an interest in facial aesthetics. She trained with Oris Medical, a facial aesthetics training provider based in the prestigious Royal College of General Practitioners in London.
Claire qualified in administering botulinum toxin injections and dermal fillers and likes to keep up to date on developments within the changing Facial Aesthetics Industry.
Dr. Angela Browne
Dr. Angela Browne graduated from UCC in June 2015. Shortly after graduating, Dr. Browne began working as a dental associate in the midlands. In June 2019, she joined the Bowe Dental team as she wished to move closer to home to be nearer to her family and friends.
Since graduating, Angela has worked in general dentistry, paediatric dentistry and also spent time providing dental treatment in Irish prisons. In more recent times she has completed courses in advanced composite placement, surgical extractions, facial aesthetics and is also taking part in the Advanced Dental Seminars year long course to broaden her skills in providing cosmetic dentistry. Angela enjoys providing a range of treatments particularly endodontic treatments and oral surgery procedures.
Dr. Richard Stokes, BDS NUI MFDS RCPS(Glasg) MSc(Newcastle) MOrth RCSEd
Dr. Richard Stokes is a registered specialist in Orthodontics with the Dental Council of Ireland. He graduated with an Honours Dental degree from University College Cork in 2010. Following this,
he moved to the United Kingdom where he completed a year of dental vocational training in Manchester prior to working as a senior house officer for 2 years where he spent time in a number
of departments including restorative dentistry, paediatric dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery.
In 2012 he completed the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery examinations with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Richard subsequently undertook a 3-year specialist training program in Orthodontics at Newcastle University.
While completing his specialty training, Richard was awarded the ‘Nigel Carter Prize’ for achieving Distinction in his MSc in Orthodontics in 2016. He also attained his Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2016.
Dr. Richard Stokes is currently seeing patients at our Foynes Clinic.
The Bowe Dental Hygiene Team
Lukas Bauža RDH – Dental Hygienist
Lukas graduated as a Dental Hygienist from Trinity College Dublin in 2016.
He enjoys working as a part of the team and educating his patients on the most efficient oral hygiene practices. Lukas also attends yearly dental hygiene conferences to familiarise himself with newest gadgets and techniques to be more efficient in his job and helping his patients achieve excellence in oral health routines. He enjoys a challenge and is skilled to put a nervous patient to ease. Lukas joined our team in early July and in the short time that he has been here, patients love his attention to detail and gentle work.
The Bowe Dental Management Team
Liz Adair – Group Manager
Liz joined the practise as the beginning of February 2019 as Group Manager. With over eighteen years experience in operations management in both large and small companies she brings a strong hands-on approach to all the day-to-day administrative and operational aspects of the clinic.
With a very strong emphasis on areas such as customer satisfaction, employee relations, adherence to safety standards, capital investment and financial controls, Liz is intent on ensuring that Bowe Dental will maintain its position as one of the leading dental clinics in the country.
Vanessa O’Brien – Head of Communications
Vanessa joined the Bowe Dental team in February 2019. She graduated from the University of Limerick in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Design. She also has a certificate in Digital Marketing and is currently studying part time for a level 9 in Marketing Management. After college Vanessa spent 18 months studying interactive technologies designed to assist children with autism and after this she moved to work with a PR company developing social media strategies and graphics for clients.
Vanessa’s work at Bowe Dental involves looking after the advertising and social media, helping to maintain and build brand awareness for the clinic.
Niamh Ryan – Receptionist
Niamh works as one of our receptionists here at Bowe Dental Clinic. She has a diploma in advanced administration, payroll, and bookkeeping and has amassed over 6 years working in administration and previously worked in recruitment/HR within a multinational manufacturing company.
Niamh has a natural ability to help patients feel comfortable and ensure that they have a positive experience in our clinic.
The Bowe Dental Nursing Team
Maria Bunyan – Qualified Dental Nurse
Maria joined the Bowe Dental team in 2019 after completing her full time diploma in Cork University Dental School & Hospital at top of her class. During her two years in the dental hospital Maria rotated through all departments including paediatrics, orthodontics, and oral maxillofacial theatre.
Maria enjoys meeting patients and loves making sure that everybody feels at ease during all stages of their treatments.
Ciara Jennings – Qualified Dental Nurse
Ciara joined us in September 2020 and is experienced in all aspects of dental nursing, including complex implant cases. Ciara is very friendly and makes each patient feel comfortable and reassured. She has an excellent manner with all of our patients and thrives in a busy clinic environment. Ciara regularly attends training courses and seminars to keep up to date with new dental techniques.
Siobhan Cusack – Dental Surgery Assistant
Siobhan joined the Bowe Dental Clinic team with over 10 years industrial and retail experience in staff management and both manual and computerised payroll. She also has valuable orthodontic nursing experience gained in a prestigious existing practice.
Siobhan is delighted and eager about returning to dental nursing and experiencing the many branches of dentistry practised at Bowe Dental Clinic.
Sharon Casey – Dental Surgery Assistant/Receptionist
Sharon joined the Bowe Dental Foynes clinic in December 2018 as our receptionist/ dental nurse and she is involved in the day to day running of the clinic.
Sharon is committed to helping our patients feel comfortable and assured, as well as helping them have the best possible dental experience. She always tries to ensure the patient receives the best care and experience throughout their treatment.