Dr. Paul O’Connell
Principle Dental Surgeon, BDent SC
Dr. O’Connell studied dentistry at Trinity College in Dublin, graduating in 2004. Prior to this, he studied and worked as a pharmacist. Paul has also run his own highly successful dental surgery for over ten years in Limerick City and carries with him a wide range of knowledge and experience in all fields of dentistry.
Paul has trained extensively throughout Europe and the USA, learning various aspects of dentistry, most notably short-term and comprehensive orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry and endodontics (root canals).
He studied endodontics at the prestigious Eastman clinic, University College in London and Manchester University, before moving on to study at the top dental cosmetic clinics in Harley street, as well as abroad in Italy.
He trains constantly to improve his knowledge and skills in advanced dental techniques and enjoys applying them to help his patients get the very best in dental care.
Dr. Derek Lombard
BDS (UGlas) MFDS RCPS (Glasg)
Dr. Derek Lombard BDS(UGlas) MFDS RCPS(Glasg) MFGDP(UK)
Dr. Lombard is a highly experienced dentist with a special interest in implant and aesthetic dentistry. A large focus of his work is to help people overcome their fear of dentistry.
He graduated from the University of Glasgow Dental Hospital with Commendation in 2007 and was honoured to receive the James Rankin Brownlie Prize upon graduation, awarded to “the best student in the Dental Surgery class.” Subsequently he gained Membership of both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow and the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.
Dr. Lombard has undergone extensive training in advanced implant dentistry in Ireland, the UK, Australia, Portugal and Italy; including a postgraduate one year Nobel Biocare Implant Course in London. He is a trained All-on-4 (Teeth In A Day) provider.
He completed his training in Advanced Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry in Harley Street and has trained in cosmetic Six Month Braces in California and in advanced short-term orthodontics in London.
He has trained throughout the UK in non-surgical facial rejuvenation techniques including Botox and dermal fillers and is a Member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine.
Dr. Lombard also has an Honours degree in Applied Psychology from University College Cork and is a certified hypnotherapist. He strives to provide the most gentle and effective techniques to assist nervous patients to feel relaxed.
Dr. Niall Cummins
BDS Dip (Endo)
Dental Practice Manager
Nikki is the dental practice manager and is in charge of reception and administration. Nikki worked as a dental nurse in Australia for 2 years before returning to Limerick and taking up her current post at the Old Quarter Dental Surgery.
Rosario qualified as a dental hygienist in 2006 from University College Cork. Prior to this she qualified as a dental nurse in 2000
and worked for many years before pursuing a career in dental hygiene.
Rosario is a registered member of the Irish Dental Council of Ireland and the Irish Dental Hygiene Association and frequently
updates her skills and knowledge as part of her continuing professional development.
Rosario is qualified in the maintenance of healthy teeth and gums. Once Rosario has carried out your treatment, she will
be happy to tailor a specific oral hygiene regime for each individual patient.
Rosario is very gentle and welcoming and she is excellent with both children and nervous patients.
Rosario enjoys walking, swimming and listening to music.
Our dental hygienist Lenka joined the team after graduating with honours from University College Cork in 2014 and during her studies she was awarded of the Dentsply Student Award.
Lenka started her dental career in 2007 as a dental nurse and completed her Dental Nurse Training Programme in Cork University and Hospital in 2010.
Prior her dental experience she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Studies, back in her native country, Slovakia.
Lenka aims to build lasting relationships with her patients by providing them with a comfortable experience. She has a gentle touch and works hard to educate patients about their oral health.
Magda is a dental nurse, graduating from University College Cork, who enjoys all areas of dentistry.
Grace has worked in Old quarter Dental for the past year and has worked to make the clinic more relaxed environment for patients.
I her spare time she like to practice Yoga and go for walks in the countryside.
Front of House
Caroline has amassed over 12 years experience in the customer service industry from working as a childcare assistant, as a result she is very welcoming and approachable to patients.
Caroline has a great understanding of all dental procedures and is always happy to spend time accommodating any patient concerns in a friendly and understanding manner.
In her spare time Caroline enjoys a healthy lifestyle that includes walking and going to the gym.
Front of House
Melinda has been working with us here in Old Quarter Dental for over 2 years. In that time she has amassed a great working knowledge of the dental industry.
Before coming on board her she managed one of the busiest Peter Marks Salons in Munster. Her responsibilities were to grow the business through client retention and through retail sales and offering clients amazing standards of customer care.
“Our dentists have years of experience and strive to give the best treatment available to our patients”