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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Thursday 24th Dec, 2020
Closed
Friday 25th Dec, 2020
Closed
Saturday 26th Dec, 2020
Closed
Monday 28th Dec, 2020
9am – 6pm
Tuesday 29th Dec, 2020
9am – 6pm
Wednesday 30th Dec, 2020
Closed
Thursday 31st Dec, 2020
Closed
Friday 1st Jan, 2021
Closed
Saturday 2nd Jan, 2021
Closed
Monday 4th Jan, 2021
9am – 8pm

About

Our Preventive Approach

Flynns Dental Care is a well established, family run dental practice, based in Tralee. We are dedicated to adults and children of all ages with the emphasis on health and prevention.

Our focus on education, hygiene and regular dental health examinations means you will benefit from healthier teeth and gums – and less intervention in the long term. We also offer a full range of treatments, giving you peace of mind and the confidence to smile!

From the professional care you and your family will receive from our dentists, nurses and reception staff, to the relaxing atmosphere of our modern, entertaining waiting lounge and 3 fully equipped surgeries, we are a friendly, approachable place to visit.

Our late evening service allows you to access convenient appointments, at a time to suit you. We endeavour to provide exceptional customer care, and we hope your experience with us exceeds your expectations.

Our Team

Having a well established team is very important to us. You will always be greeted by familiar and friendly faces who will take a personal interest in your welfare.

All our team are committed to continued professional development, enabling us to provide you with the most up-to-date techniques.

Dentists

Dr. Hannah Flynn
Dr. Hannah Flynn
BChD, MFGDP, MFDS RCS, MSc (Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry), DipOralSurg RCS(Eng), DipDentSed
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Hannah qualified in dentistry from Leeds in 2000 and worked as an associate in the UK and Ireland before purchasing Flynns Dental Care in 2005.

Over the past 20 years she has achieved a number of postgraduate qualifications and has developed her expertise and special interest in oral surgery, conscious sedation and dental implants.

Hannah has a Master’s degree (Distinction) in Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry, receiving the highest overall grade in her class of 70. She also has a Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and more recently (2020) was awarded a Distinction in her Diploma in Conscious Sedation at Guy’s Hospital, King's College London.

Hannah and her team at Flynns Dental Care have won several dental awards including Most Trusted Dental Practice in Kerry; Dental Practice of the Year, Republic of Ireland; Best Employer and Sensodyne Dentist of the Year – Munster, for the swift diagnosis and management of oral cancer.

Hannah is actively involved in training and mentoring newly qualified dentists, as well as teaching and supporting dental staff in gaining their dental nursing, dental radiography and conscious sedation qualifications.

Dr. Seamus Flynn
Dr. Seamus Flynn
BDS(NUI), FDS RCS(Edin), MSc (Restorative & Aesthetic Dentistry)
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Seamus qualified from Cork in 1984 and practiced in the UK before returning home to Ireland in 2004. During his time in the UK, he worked in Bromley and Newcastle Dental Hospital, before purchasing two dental practices in the North of England. He has also worked in New Zealand. In 2005, he purchased Flynns Dental Care, in his native Kerry.

Seamus has achieved a number of postgraduate qualifications including Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. In 2010 he achieved an MSc in Restorative and Aesthetic dentistry with Distinction, from The University of Manchester. He was also awarded the highest grade for his clinical work, in a class of 70.

Seamus and his team at Flynns Dental Care have won several dental awards including Dental Practice of the Year, Republic of Ireland.

Dr. Dennis Alarcón
Dr. Dennis Alarcón
BDS, MSc (Endodontics)
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Originally from Spain, Dennis qualified in Dentistry from the University of Valencia. The following year, he was awarded a Masters in Endodontics from the same university. He has worked as a full-time Endodontist in several dental practices in Spain and has since relocated to Ireland. He is currently studying for a postgraduate qualification in Apical Microsurgery and Soft Tissue Management.

Dennis is an active member of the Asociación Española de Endodoncia (AEDE) and the Irish Endodontic Society (IES) which are leading authorities on the latest advances in endodontics. With his open and caring character, he likes patients to feel comfortable at all times, and ensures he provides the best care for all his patients.

Dennis loves soccer and since moving to Ireland, he has discovered that he also enjoys rugby and hurling.

Dr. Ciara Drummond
Dr. Ciara Drummond
BDS (hons)
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Dr. Ciara Drummond graduated from Cork University Dental School and Hospital with an honours degree in 2016. During her time there she won the W&H UK Limited for excellence in Clinical and Operative Dentistry. Since graduation she has worked in general practice in her native Co. Kerry.

Ciara enjoys delivering all aspects of restorative dentistry and prides herself on providing high quality individualised dental care with a gentle and caring approach to all her patients. Ciara is committed to continuous professional development and regularly attends lectures and courses enhancing her knowledge of procedures, materials and equipment which promotes good quality dental care.

In addition, Ciara has completed further training in anti-wrinkle injections with the London School of Facial Aesthetics. She believes in bespoke treatment plans to achieve subtle enhancements.

In her spare time, Ciara can be found spending time with family and friends, travelling and keeping fit.

Hygienists

Claire Whelton
Claire Whelton
RDH (NUI) Specialist Certificate in Health Promotion
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Claire graduated from Dublin Dental School and Hospital, Trinity College Dublin in 2001 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene and subsequently worked in the public dental services in Dublin, where she gained valuable experience treating children and patients with special needs.

Claire was also part of the Oral Health Promotion Team where she gave oral health presentations to schools and the residents and carers in special needs centres. In 2005 she completed a Specialist Certificate in Health (Oral Health) from NUI, Galway and joined Flynns Dental Care in 2008. Claire provides an excellent standard of care for her patients, and is meticulous in her attention to detail. She enjoys educating her patients on how to maintain good oral health and is committed to making hygiene appointments a comfortable and positive experience. Claire is a member of the Irish Dental Hygienist Association.

Dental Nurses

Martina
Martina
R.D.N.
Deborah
Deborah
R.D.N.
Joanne
Joanne
R.D.N.
Anna Maria
Anna Maria
R.D.N.

Dental Receptionists

Karagh
Karagh
Anna Maria
Anna Maria

Press & Media

Winner Dental Practice of the Year
Winner Best Employer
Winner Best Patient Care
Winner Best Dental Team
Finalist  Best Patient Website