Meet the team
Thank you for choosing us to provide your dental care, we try to provide exceptional care without exception. We would like to take the opportunity to introduce ourselves.
Dr. Noel Henderson,
BDS (B'ham), DPDS (Bristol), MJDF RCS Eng, MFDS RCS Edin, MSc RCSI, FFGDP(RCS Eng), MClin Dent (TCD), MDPH (VU Manc)
Noel qualified in 1997 from Birmingham university, having completed vocational training in the UK he completed a post-graduate diploma in restorative dentistry from Bristol university.
Since moving to Roscommon Noel has achieved dual memberships from the college of surgeons in Edinburgh and London in primary care dentistry. He has since obtained an MSc degree from the Irish college of surgeons in healthcare management.
Dr Henderson has completed the FFGDP award from the Royal college of surgeons UK which is recognised as the highest award in general dental practice. Obtaining Fellowship of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners (FFGDP), is the highest qualification that can be gained by a dentist. FFGDP is awarded in recognition of high standards and is akin to a quality kite mark or a primary care UK specialist. This qualification attests to the quality of Noel’s work and achievement. Only a few dentists in the UK have been awarded this qualification, which makes Noel’s Fellowship all the more notable and was followed by a Masters degree in Clinical dentistry from Trinity College Dublin.
Noel has also completed an MSc in dental public health and is committed to postgraduate training having lectured previously to post-graduates at Dublin dental hospital and provided hands-on clinical training to HSE staff.
Noel is an examiner for the Irish college of surgeons faculty of dentistry for both the MFD and diploma in primary dental care exam and is also a committee member of the Irish Faculty of Primary Dental care and has served on the HSE advisory reference group for oral health which planned the delivery of primary dental services for the Irish Republic.
He is a member of the college of dentistry UK and at present Noel is undertaking further training in medical education and is committed to providing the best of care to his patients.
Frances qualified as a dental hygienist from Birmingham university in 1994, following this she worked in private dental practice in the UK before returning to Roscommon in 1999.
She carries out periodontal (gum) treatments within the practice and will also provide advice on preventative treatments for both adults and children. Frances also holds qualifications in dental radiography and is qualified to take x-rays in the practice.
Martina Gaynor, Dental Nurse
Martina has been a team member since 2001, she is a fully qualified dental nurse having completed her training with the Eastman dental institute in London, she is fully registered with the Irish Dental Council.
Martina will be responsible for scheduling your visit and will be able to explain what GMS or PRSI entitlements you may be entitled to.