Dr. Rachael Frazer

Sensodyne Sensitive Dentist of the Year 2015( Ulster)

B.A. B.Dent. Sci. TCD. M.F.D.S. R.C.S.I. Cert. Clin. Endo(Uni of Glam)

IDC No. 96/09

Special Interests:

  • Orthodontics
  • Root Canal therapy
  • Nervous patients & Sedation
  • Surgical extractions including wisdom teeth

Dr Rachael Frazer studied dentistry in Trinity College Dublin where she was awarded the Entrance Exhibition Scholarship to Trinity College in 2004. After graduation, she embarked on further study with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and was granted membership of the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin in 2012. Most recently she undertook an additional year’s training in root canal treatments and successfully obtained a Further Certificate in Clinical Endodontics (root canal therapy) from the University of South Glamorgan ,Wales in 2015 for root canal treatments.

She is actively involved in post graduate education with the Irish Faculty of Primary Dental Care and Post graduate Medical and Dental Board in Meath and understands the importance of ongoing education to keep up to date with the newest dental techniques. Rachael is a recognised provider of the cosmetic brace system ‘6 Month Smiles’ and enjoys using clear braces to straighten teeth in an average treatment time of 6-9 months.

Rachael has worked alongside world leaders in dentistry. She completed an additional year’s vocational training in Ireland after graduation , then moved to Cardiff for 3 years where she worked as Senior House Officers in Paediatric Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and Restorative Dentistry in the University of Wales and Royal Gwent Hospitals before moving into general dental practice. Rachael gained extensive experience in primary care practice in Ireland and Cardiff before opening Frazer Dental in 2014.

Her caring, relaxed manner makes her ideally suited to treating phobic adults and children and her aim is to help you overcome your fear of the dentist and achieve the smile you always have dreamed of.

When not working Rachael enjoys spending time on the farm, travelling, skiing and practicing Yoga & Pilates.

Dentist in Kingscourt cavan

Dr. Aisling McGrath

B.A. B.Dent. Sci. TCD.

IDC No 3515

Special Interests:

  • Cosmetic tooth reshaping
  • Children’s dentistry
  • Dental phobia management
  • Gum disease management

Aisling studied dentistry in Trinity College Dublin where she was awarded the Entrance Exhibition Scholarship in 2004. Following graduation she took up a full-­time position as an associate dentist in a busy NHS/private practice in Derry Northern Ireland. She gained excellent hands-­on experience in this post dealing with all aspects of dentistry, taking the time to get to know the patients and provide them with the best possible results in a caring and friendly environment. After 5 years Aisling decided to join the Frazer Dental team, where along with sharing Dr Rachael Frazer’s love of the job she also enjoys helping nervous patients overcome their fear of the dentist.

Aisling has undertaken neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) training with the highly acclaimed dental anxiety expert Dr. Brid Hendron. This helps her to further understand and assist the most uneasy of patients. Aisling is passionate about using NLP to help dentally phobic children and adults to overcome their fear of the dentist once and for all.

Aisling especially enjoys aesthetic dentistry & children’s dentistry . She  has a particular interest in minimally invasive ways of improving smiles such as cosmetic tooth reshaping & edge bonding for those who want to improve  their smile instantly, without causing any damage to the underlying tooth structure. Why not ask Aisling about this simple ️pain-free procedure and to see examples of cases of tooth reshaping she has done? Perhaps this procedure could be suitable for you.

Dentistry is always constantly changing and the techniques are always improving. Dr McGrath is committed to keeping up to date with all these developments.

When not working, Aisling enjoys city breaks, swimming, cookery and spending time with her family in Mayo & Dublin.

Dr. Maura Mc Guinness

Cosmetic Dentist

Special Interests:

  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Implant dentistry
  • Orthodontics

Dr Maura Mc Guinness is a well known dentist in the Meath area , she is from Kells originally & ran a successful dental practice in her hometown for over 30 years . Maura sold her practice in 2016 & we are delighted that she has chose to come join our team in Kingscourt . Maura is a very kind hearted dentist . She enjoys all aspects of general & cosmetic dentistry. She enjoys restoring dental implants . Maura has completed several advanced courses in cosmetic dentistry and Orthodontics .

If you are a nervous patient , Dr Maura will help face this fear & have you laughing your way through each dental appointment . For your convenience Maura also works evenings & some Saturdays .
Maura’s other passion is horse racing .  As well as this she really enjoys spending time with her family & meeting up with friends for a coffee and a chat .

Dr. Catherine Cassidy

B.A. B.Dent.Sci.TCD. M.Sc.

IDC No. 100/07

Special Interests:

  • Composite & porcelain veneers
  • Management of tooth grinding
  • Short term orthodontics
  • Dental implants

Dr. Cassidy qualified as a dental surgeon from Trinity College Dublin in July 2007 . She originates from Enniskillen, County Fermanagh but now lives in Kingscourt . Catherine completed a Master’s degree in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry from the University of Manchester in 2013. Catherine is also a Certified ‘6 Month Smiles’ Clear Braces Provider.

Catherine has a wealth of experience in all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry. She particularly enjoys aesthetic dentistry where she aims to transform smiles through a combination of tooth whitening , crowns , veneers , dental implants & orthodontics . Catherine has previously worked in private practice in Northern Ireland , Dublin and Australia before joining the team at Frazer Dental.

Catherine enjoys cookery , travel & keeping fit when not fixing smiles at Frazer Dental . Her friendly manner helps to put everyone from anxious children to nervous adults at ease .

Dr. David Hegarty

Consultant Orthodontist 

BDS NUI FDS RCS (Eng), MOrth RCS(Edin), MDS, FDS(Orth) RCS (Eng).

IDC No 4DS08

Special Interests

  • Clear braces
  • Children’s braces
  • Removable braces
  • Invisalign braces
  • Lingual orthodontics

Dr Hegarty is one of the most highly qualified orthodontists in Ireland and a valuable member of the Frazer Dental team.

He is a Consultant Orthodontist in Cork University Hospital.  He treats everyone from age 6 to 66 with braces .

He uses removable braces and functional appliances in young children to help guide jaw growth and to help prevent children needing traditional braces.

He also provides a wide range of cosmetic braces for adults. Dr Hegarty is one of the few orthodontists  in Ireland who practices lingual orthodontics ( Incognito braces ), whereby the brace is placed on the inside of the teeth making them completely hidden .

David qualified as a dentist in UCC in 1990. He spent his early years in London doing hospital oral and maxillofacial surgery in Whitechapel, Great Ormond Street, University College Hospital, and the Eastman Dental Institute. He trained as an orthodontist in Cork Dental Hospital, and qualified in orthodontics to hospital consultant level in Manchester in 1999.

He has worked as a consultant orthodontist in the Irish health service to date, training orthodontists managing cleft palate patients, jaw surgery cases, and dental implant patients as well as line managing HSE services.

He really enjoys working in private orthodontic practice to get to provide invisible lingual orthodontic treatments and perform high quality orthodontic appliance treatments. David regularly attends orthodontic courses to continually develop the work he provides.

Dr Hegarty also uses Invisalign and Clear Aligners for adults who want discreet braces which no one will notice .

Dr. Saleh Alkadi

Specialist Oral Surgeon

BDS (Hons)MFD RCSI, D.Ch.Dent (Oral Surgery)

IDC No 3DS18

Dr Saleh Alkadi is our specialist Oral Surgeon at Frazer Dental. He is well known for his warm & calming manner. He carries out the complex  wisdom teeth & surgical extractions in our practice   ,  offering IV sedation to our patients from age 12 upwards  & he places the dental implants in our practice . He also offers a tongue tie repair service which is particularly important for newborn babies who are having difficulties breastfeeding.

Special Interest Areas:

  • Baby Tongue Tie & Lip Tie Repair
  • Frenectomy
  • Apicoectomy
  • Wisdom tooth removal
  • IV sedation ( sleep sedation)
  • Surgical extactions , removal of buried roots
  • Surgical Exposure of canine teeth ( before braces)
  • Cyst removal
  • Biopsy of oral lesions
  • Treatment of mouth ulcers
  • Jaw joint & muscle pain ( TMJD) Management

He graduated with honours from Jordan University of Science in 2010. In 2011, he became a member of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, he was also awarded membership of the American National Dental Board in 2012.

In 2014, Dr Alkadi began his specialist training programme in Oral Surgery at the Dublin Dental University Hospital, St. James’s Hospital and Mater Misericordiae University Hospital . He was awarded a Doctorate degree in Oral Surgery from Trinity College Dublin in 2018. He is registered with the Irish Dental Council & is on the Oral Surgery Specialist List.

Dr Alkadi provides the full spectrum of oral surgery and implant dentistry under local anaesthetic & IV sedation.

Dr Alkadi’s friendly approach helps our patients feel relaxed . He provides IV sedation for our nervous patients & is up to date in advanced cardiac life support to ensure the highest level of patient safety at all times.

Dr Alkadi is registered with all private health insurance providers : VHI , Laya , Glo Health & Irish Life which means you can claim the costs of treatment back through your health insurance provider.

Dr. Lakho

BDentSc, MFDS RCSED, PGrad Cert in Endodontic

‘Making root canal fun’
Dr Lackho is our root canal & advanced restorative dentist  here at Frazer Dental. He qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 2011 and has worked in  practices in Ireland and the UK. He visits Frazer Dental on Wednesdays to complete root canal treatments & complex smile makeovers .
He is currently finishing a Masters Degree in Endodontics ( root canal treatment ) in Queen Mary University , London.
There are lots of myths about root canal , but if you are having root canal with Dr Sameer , it will be done quickly and painlessly , and our massaging dental chair & noise cancelling earphones makes it a pleasant experience .
He is also an anti wrinkle expert!  He is married to a dentist, Marium, and they have one beautiful little two year old boy.

Colette Sheridan Hygienist

Collette is our friendly gentle dental hygienist, hailing from Castletown, Co Meath . She completed her training in Trinity College Dublin & won the prestigious Dentsply award for Clinical Excellence in 2009.  Colette aims to put all her patients at ease by guaranteeing comfortable tooth cleaning everytime

Sarah Carberry Hygienist

Dental Sarah started her career in the Dental Profession in Trinity College Dublin. She qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 2006 in Cork University College. Sarah is a registered with the Irish Dental Council and the General Dental Council. Since qualifying she has worked in Private Practice and in a Maxillofacial Unit in the UK.

Sarah’s ability to put patients at ease is one of her assets. Through her years of experience in Dentistry she is able to communicate well with the patients and can assess their individual needs.As a mum of 2 children she understands how to deal with Children and make them feel very comfortable in the Dental World!

She regularly attends lectures and courses where she has Completed the Local Anaesthetic Course and Temporary Fillings and Recementing of crowns in Trinity College.

She has gained excellent experience working with patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment with Head and Neck Cancer patients in various Dental Hospitals .

Nursing team

Our friendly nurses are here to put you at ease each step of the way

Grace Weldon

Senior Dental Nurse 

Caitlin Hillard

Dental Nurse 

Amy Burns

Dental Nurse

Renate Stepina

Denture technician