The most important asset to our clinic is our people. At the heart of our team is a group of talented dentists, nurses and managers who have a wealth of experience and are focused on providing the very best in customer service.

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. Joachim Rincon


Dr Joaquin Rincon is 3 Dental Limericks vastly experienced implantologist.

Since completing his formal implantology training 17 years ago he has placed over 5000 implants and has completed over 500 All on 4 treatments along with many sinus lifts and soft tissue procedures.

During his career Dr Joaquin has kept himself up to date with the latest techniques by training extensively in Europe and America.

Dr Joaquin has surgeries in 3Dental Limerick, Dublin and Valencia.

Dr. Niall Cummins

BDS Dip (Endo)

Graduated from U.C.C. in 1997 and straight after went to live and work in Essex and London for over 10 years in mixed and then Private practice.
After 2 years living and working in private practice Australia returned to Ireland and has recently joined Old Quarter Dental in Limerick.
Likes to keep up to date with Continuing Professional Development and has attended numerous courses including the Cosmetic and Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry course in London over one year with Dr Chris Orr and received a Diploma in Endodontology from the University of Chester in 2012.
Niall enjoys treating nervous patients and minimally invasive Biomimetic Dentistry.

Nikki Richardson

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 3 Dental at Old Quarter surgery.

Rosario Costello

Dental Hygienist

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.

Lenka Jurgosova

Dental Hygienist

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.

Aideen Ryan

Dental Nurse

Aideen lived in New Zealand for over a year and received extensive training in Dental nursing, She’s originally from Tipperary and moved to Limerick when offered the position with Old Quarter Dental, she has been with the clinic for 5 years.

Aideen has a keen interest in Implantology and works tirelessly to ensure that the patients are always calm and relaxed while in with us.

She’s a very outgoing people person. She loves working with patients, watching patients confidently smile as we complete there end result is one of the biggest rewards working in dentistry.

She trained and qualified in a CPR.

Magda Dylak

Dental Nurse

Magda is a dental nurse, graduating from University College Cork, who enjoys all areas of dentistry.

Her previous role as a treatment coordinator allowed her experience to engage with patients and alleviate any concerns regarding their treatment journey.

Magda enjoys working with patients ensuring their comfort throughout their treatment experience

Grace O’Shaugnessy

Dental Nurse

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.

Caroline Price

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.

Melinda Higgins

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”