About UsMeet the team
Dr. Melissa LeeDMD (Canada), B.Sc. (Canada), MSD (USA), Cert. Periodontics (USA), FRCD(C)
Dr. Melissa Lee has a practice limited to Periodontics and Implant dentistry. Dr. Lee graduated with a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 2005. Prior to that she completed her Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Microbiology at...Read More
Dr. Traelach TuohyBDS(UK), Dip. Clin. Dent.(IRELAND), MSD(USA), Cert. Periodontics(USA)
Dr. Traelach Tuohy has a practice limited to Periodontics and Implant dentistry. Dr. Tuohy graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from the School of Dentistry at Cardiff University in Wales, UK in 2001. Following his graduation, Dr. Tuohy practiced...Read More
Dr. Dan GruenfeldDMD - Periodontist
Dr Dan Gruenfeld graduated from Dental School of the University of Tübingen, Germany in 2006 with first-class honours. He currently focuses his work on periodontology, contemporary implant therapy and advanced prosthetic dentistry.Read More
Lisa HennessyDental Hygienist
Graduating from UCC in 2012 with a first class honours diploma in Dental Hygiene, I received both the Sensodyne Award for the highest mark that year, and the Henry Schein Award for best clinical examination. My primary BSc degree is in General Nursing. Qualifying in 2006, I worked both at home and abroad before returning to UCC in 2010 to pursue a career in Dental Hygiene and I have been part of the team at Waterford Periodontics since 2013.
Nadia KrukovicDental Hygienist
I graduated from Kaunas University of Applied Sciences in Lithuania in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene and I have joined the team at Waterford Periodontics in 2012. I was a finalist for the Kin Dental Hygienist of the year in 2015 and I am a regular attendee of the annual Irish Dental Association (IDA) conferences.
Elaine CassDental Hygienist
Elaine graduated from University College Cork in 2016 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene. Elaine also holds a Higher Certificate in Dental Nursing from Athlone Institute of Technology and has completed a course in Intra Oral and Panoramic Dental Radiography from University College Cork.Read More
Ciara FaughnanDental Hygienist
Ciara graduated from University College Cork in 2021 with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene. Ciara also holds a Higher Certificate in Science and Dental Nursing from Athlone Institute of Technology.Read More
Teresa FitzgeraldDental Nurse
I graduated from Cork University Dental School and Hospital in 2005 with a National Certificate in Dental Nursing Training. I also completed the Intra Oral and Panoramic Dental Radiography course in 2010 at Cork University Dental School and Hospital. I qualified with a Certificate in Sedation Assistance from the National Examination Board for Dental Nurses (UK) in 2018.
Síomha joined in 2015 and is our full time receptionist. Should you have any queries please do not hesitate to to contact her.
Karen joined the team at Waterford Periodontics in 2020. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact her.
Evelyn originally joined the team at Waterford Periodontics in 2010 and worked for many years helping patients at the front desk. Following a short career break, we are happy to have her return to rejoin the team in 2020. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact her.