Information about Dublin Dentist Pembroke Dental

Dr. David Keenan BDS (Dund.) MFDS RCS (Ed.)

  • Cert Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry (Lond)
  • Cert Implant Dentistry (NIDM)

Principal Dentist & Owner

Dr. David Keenan | Principal Dentist

From Dublin, Dr. David Keenan qualified as a dentist from the University of Dundee in 2002. He completed General Professional Training as a Senior House Officer in Edinburgh Dental Institute for two years, gaining experience in Oral Surgery, Restorative, Children’s and Prosthetic Dentistry.

He then returned to his native Dublin in 2005 and spent seven years working in various Private Practices around Dublin prior to setting up Pembroke Dental Ballsbridge in 2012. During this time he also worked as a Clinical Supervisor in Dublin Dental School.

In 2007, Dr. Keenan became a Member of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh where he gained his MFDS RCS (Ed).

Dr. Keenan has an avid interest in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Dentistry and also Smile Design. In 2007/8, he completed a one year postgraduate certificate in London in Cosmetic and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry under the tutelage of Dr. Chris Orr, the UK’s top Aesthetic Dentist and former President of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Keenan has a passion for short term adult orthodontics and is the country’s leading provider of the Inman aligner thee month brace system, being the first dentist to bring it to Ireland in 2008. He is also one of the country’s most experienced providers of Clear Aligner (invisible) braces and Six Month Smile fixed braces. He has also recently introduced the ClearSmile brace system to Ireland in 2016.

David has also completed a one year certificate in Implant Dentistry in 2014 at the Northumberland Institute of Dental Medicine in Dublin. He continues to place implants but with our resident Oral Surgeon he now prefers to restore the implants with beautiful crowns.

Dr. Keenan has also completed training with the internationally renowned Dr. Bob Khanna in his state of the art training centre in Reading, UK to provide anti-wrinkle treatments.

David is an exercise fanatic. On giving up club rugby he decided it would be wise to take up triathlon training. He is an 8-year veteran now and is preparing for his first ironman event this year.

Dr. Chloé Kelly B.A., B.Dent. Sc. (Hons) DipPCDRCSI
Associate Dentist

Dr. Chloé Kelly | Associate Dentist

Chloé graduated with an honours degree in dentistry from Trinity College, Dublin. During her studies she was awarded the Entrance Exhibition Award and Dean of Students Roll of Honour Award for her contribution to extra curricular activities.

After graduating Chloé worked in private practice for two years before moving to Sydney, Australia.

Chloé has trained with the Visage Academy in London and is qualified in the administration of Botox and Facial Fillers.

In 2016 Chloé completed a Diploma in Primary Care Dentistry and was awarded membership with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Outside of work Chloé enjoys music, pilates and spending time with friends and family.

Dr Martha Keaney B.A., B.Dent.Sc Hons, Dip PCD, MFD
Associate Dentist

Dr Martha Keaney | Associate Dentist

Martha is a general dentist who graduated with an Honours Degree from Trinity College Dublin. During her studies she was awarded the Entrance Exhibition Award for her exceptional results. She has worked as a House Officer in the Dublin Dental University Hospital, gaining experience in Oral Surgery, Restorative, Children’s and Prosthetic Dentistry. She has also worked in private and public practices across Dublin. In 2018, Martha spent some time carrying out voluntary dental treatment on the islands of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Martha is a Member of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland where she gained her Dip PCD and MFDS RCS (Ed).

Martha enjoys expanding her knowledge of dentistry by regularly attending Continual Professional Development courses. She believes it is important to keep up to date with new technologies and techniques in a rapidly developing field. Martha enjoys aesthetic dentistry and believes the perfect, healthy smile can be achieved in a painless and minimally invasive way. She has completed Dr. Monik Vasant’s highly acclaimed ‘Totally Composite’ course, and enjoys providing patients with composite bonding/composite veneers.

She has a relaxed and kind demeanour and takes pride in putting nervous patients at ease. She is experienced in providing a broad range of treatments including preventative dentistry, children’s dentistry, crown and bridge and aesthetic bonding.

Outside of work, Martha enjoys running, music and travel.

Dr Colin Maher BDS NUI
Associate Dentist

Dr. Colin Maher | Associate Dentist

Colin graduated from University College Cork in 1998. He has a wealth of experience in private practice and worked previously in a private practice in Richmond, London for 16 years before returning to Dublin.

Colin comes highly recommended for his solutions of small to complex dental problems with an eye for detail and precision. He is proficient in the placement of dental implants having trained with the Oxford Society of Implantology in 2007/2008 as well as having undertaken numerous cosmetic courses in London and New York, most notably a comprehensive one year postgraduate course with Dr Chris Orr, one of the UK’s top aesthetic dentists. Colin has also undergone advanced training in Head and Neck Anatomy at the University of Lille, France.

Colin has always been keen to expand his skills, knowledge and experience in all aspects of cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry.

In his spare time, Colin has a passionate interest in nutrition and wellbeing as well as being a keen sports fan with a particular love of rugby.

Dr Rory Nolan BDentSc, MFD RCSI, MFDS RCSE, DChDent(Perio), Cert EFP, FFD(Perio) RCSI
Specialist Periodontics and Implant Dentistry

Dr Rory Nolan | Specialist Periodontics and Implant Dentistry

Dr. Nolan graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2001. He spent the next 5 years in general dental practice and hospital specialist practice in the UK, Ireland and Australia, during which he became a Member of both Royal Colleges of Surgeons in Ireland and England.

In 2006 he began specialist training in Periodontology in the Dublin Dental School and Hospital with a three year full time Doctorate program.

In 2009 he was awarded a Fellowship in Periodontology from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and also a Certificate in Periodontology from the European Federation of Periodontology. His doctoral research was a randomised controlled clinical trial evaluating the effects of antibiotics on dental implant surgery and has been published in Clinical Oral Implant Research.

He spent three years as Senior Specialist Periodontist in Melbourne and Australia’s largest private dental practice. He was an honorary fellow of Melbourne University where he was involved in teaching the undergraduate periodontology program.

Rory brings with him extensive experience in cutting edge approaches in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry. His main interests lie in regenerative periodontal therapies including periodontal plastic surgery, aesthetic dental implants, oral rehabilitation and reconstruction, and the impact of periodontal disease on systemic health. He is a member of the Irish Dental Association, the Irish Society of Periodontology, the European Federation of Periodontology and the International Team of Implantology.

Dr Ana Oteo Perez
Specialist Endodontist

Dr Ana Oteo Perez | Specialist Endodontist

Dr Ana Oteo Perez, specialist Endodontist, joined the Pembroke Dental Ballsbridge team in Spring 2022.

With almost 20 years specialist experience, Dr Ana offers patients of Pembroke Dental Ballsbridge as well as patient referrals from other dental practices specialised root canal treatment, saving teeth that would otherwise be lost.

Hailing from Madrid, Spain, Dr Ana holds a Master’s Degree in Endodontics from the Complutense University of Madrid as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Dentistry from the European University of Madrid.

Edi Regio RDH

Edi Regio | Hygienist

Edi moved to Dublin from Rome in 2016. In Italy, after attending a technical high school, she continued on to study Dental Hygiene, eventually completing a Masters degree. She has been working as a Dental Hygienist for 15 years.

Her interests include music and travelling.

Sydney Brown BOH RDH

Sydney Brown | Hygienist

Sydney graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2017 with a Bachelors of Oral Health.

On completion of her degree, Sydney worked in dental practices in South Australia providing preventative dentistry and dental hygiene services to her patients before relocating to Dublin in 2021.

After moving to Dublin, Sydney joined Pembroke Dental Ballsbridge as a registered Dental Hygienist and has been working at the clinic since.

Outside of work, Sydney enjoys travelling, reading and hiking around the Wicklow mountains.

The team at Pembroke Dental Ballsbridge, Dublin, are happy to answer any questions you may have about your treatment. Please call 01 668 3242 to make an appointment or fill out our Enquiry Form.

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