A native of Cork, Shane qualified from UCC in 1999 with a Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery. Following graduation, he moved to London where he worked in both private practice and hospital settings. In 2005, he returned to Ireland where he established Ardfallen Dental Practice.
Shane is dedicated to advanced dental education. He regularly attends postgraduate courses throughout the United States, Europe and Asia to keep up to date with the latest developments in aesthetic and implant dentistry and orthodontics. Our dentist Shane practices with a discerning eye for detail and ambition for patient satisfaction.
In 2002, Shane obtained his Fellow Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (UK) and is, to date, the only Irish graduate of the World renowned Kois Centre in Seattle, Washington.(www.koiscenter.com)
He has mastered his clinical skills in endodontics, studying with Dr. Stephen Buchanan, Santa Barbara, California and Dr Richard Kahan , Harley St, London.
Shane has had a special interest in orthodontics since 2003. In 2012, he began a three year orthodontic programme with Dr. Derek Mahony in London. Since then, he has gone on to further his orthodontic education under the tutelage of Dr Ramon Perera in Madrid and Dr Chris Chang, Taipei.
In his free time, Shane enjoys reading and spending time with his wife, Catherine and their three young sons, Charlie, Sam and Tom. He also loves sport. He is a keen runner and has completed a few marathons. On weekends, he coaches the Ballincollig U-10s football team. He is also a long-suffering Cobh Ramblers supporter.