Our Team

Dentist Rita O’Dowd is founder of no.8 Clinic Castletroy. Presently undertaking an MSc in Orthodontics, University of Warwick, Rita holds a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS, NUI), and is a graduate of Dentistry in UCC. Focusing also on cosmetics and orthodontics, Rita has a significant three decades’ experience in the dental industry.

Expanding and developing over the last 20 years, the skilled no.8 Clinic Castletroy team incorporates dentists Clare Canton, Laura Kirwan and hygienist Orla Hourigan.

Fully indemnified with Medical and Cosmetic Insurance, no.8 Clinic Castletroy is a member of the Irish Dental Council and Irish Dental Association.

Meet The Team

Rita O’Dowd


Clare Canton


Laura Kirwan


Orla Hourigan


Helen Angley

Dental Nurse

Karren McNamara

Dental Nurse