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 Joseph Griffin

Root Canal Dentist


IDC No. 4116

Special Interests:

  • Endodontics (root canal treatment)
  • Crown & bridgework
  • Dealing with nervous patients

Dr Joseph is our root canal dentist & advanced restorative dentist at Frazer Dental . His special interest in endodontics leaves him very passionate about ensuring that all root canal treatments carried out in Frazer Dental are pain -free and usually completed in just one appointment! Yes ONE visit!

Dr Joseph believes strongly in ongoing dental education and he is currently completing his Masters in Endodontics . Have you any Endodontic queries ? Dr Joseph is more than happy to answer any questions you might have about root canal therapy or the long term success of root canal treatments when you book a consultation with him. Just give us a call to arrange an appt on his Wednesday root canal clinic.

Dr Joseph is a native of Kerry , studied dentistry in UCC and he enjoys playing squash  & traveling when not at work .

Dental Implants

Dr Juliana Dalla Rosa

Dental Implantologist

MSc ( UniFl), MSc ( UCV), BDS(Unife), BDS(UCV) Dental Implantologist

Special interest in:

  • Dental implants
  • Teeth in a day
  • All on 4 implant retained dentures
  • Periodontal surgery
  • Sinus grafts
  • Non surgical dental implant placement

Juliana graduated from the University of Venezuela in 1987, and subsequently obtained an MSc in periodontics ( gum surgery ) . She then moved to Italy and had her dental training validated at the University of Ferrara, and gained Italian citizenship. She is a well known and respected dental surgeon and implantologist in Italy and runs her own successful implant practice in her hometown of Venice. Dr Juliana also has her own dental practice in Ireland .

She also has earned an excellent international reputation in periodontology and implantology with over 20 years of experience in placing dental implants . Indeed Dr Juliana was the first implantologist to perform frozen bone grafting in Ireland . Her research focuses mainly on bone grafting techniques.

Dr Juliana is especially gentle & is one of the only implantologist who can perform ‘ non surgical ‘ implant placement , a less invasive way of placing dental implants with little or no bleeding at the implant site. Book a consultation with Juliana today to see what options there are for replacing your missing teeth

Dr Juliana visits Frazer Dental twice per month to carry out the implants , periodontics and oral surgery procedures such as cyst removals. Dr Julianna provides her own team of skilled dental technicians and nurses to ensure that she can provide full mouth implant rehabilitation  at Frazer Dental such as ‘teeth in a day ‘ and ‘all on 4’ procedures . You would love Dr Julianna when you meet her . She has an amazing ability to put people at ease .

Dr Juliana provides no obligation implant consultations where she will discuss the various treatment options available to you .

Dr Juliana divides her time between Ireland and Venice , she has 4 children and an Irish husband to keep her busy !

Oral Surgery

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 Alkedi is a very relaxed & gentle oral surgeon . He is great at putting nervous patients at ease and  very skilled in providing safe dental sedation for our most nervous patients.
When not working Dr Alkedi enjoys spending his free time with his wife (who is also a dentist!) and their 2 small children .

Please note – Self referrals and referrals from other dental practices are welcome. Email your query or a referral letter from your own dentist to: frazerdental@gmail.com or simply call us 0429668929.