Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is surgery to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.
We offer an Orthopantomogram (OPG) Service, also known as an "orthopantogram" or "panorex", which is a panoramic scanning dental X-ray of the upper and lower jaw. It shows a two-dimensional view of a half-circle from ear to ear. To make an appointment for an OPG only, please call us on: 061 490560
The range of activity available at the hospital includes the management and treatment of the following: Lesions and Diseases of the Mouth, Face, Neck and Jaws Removal of Impacted Teeth Removal of Impacted Wisdom Teeth Cysts of the Jaws Facial Pain Exposures Clearance Apicectomy Access to Service:
Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Dentist will be required for each patient attending the consultant.
Mr Michael Gilbride has established expertise and interest in the specialist areas of
Head and Neck Cancers
Salivary Gland disease
Dr Deirdre Tobin, an honours graduate of Trinity College, Dublin was awarded the prestigious Paediatric Dental Health Prize in her final undergraduate year. After one year in community and general dental practice, Dr Tobin pursued the training pathway in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was awarded the Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons in England.
Building on the training pathway followed in the UK, Dr Tobin was appointed Registrar with the Oral and Maxillofacial Department in University College Dental School and Hospital, Cork. There, working with Professor Duncan Sleeman, she continued her professional development and was awarded the specialist Fellowship of Oral Surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
In 1999, Dr Tobin founded her own Independent Oral Surgery Practice. This is located at Barrington's Hospital. Upon creation of the Specialist Register of Oral Surgeons, Dr Deirdre Tobin was registered as an accredited Oral Surgeon in 1999 by the Dental Council of Ireland.
Dr Tobin accepts referrals from general dental medical practitioners. The practice treats patients with impacted wisdom teeth, requiring orthodontic surgery and presenting with soft tissue lesions/diseases. The Practice is completely independent of the HSE (Public Health System).
As an accredited specialist Oral Surgeon, Dr Tobin is exempt from pre-certification with all insurance companies. Dr Tobin is a fully participating provider with VHI, Laya,MPF, NTPF/SDU and GloHealth and is a standard (or part-participating) provider with Aviva and GMA. The Oral Surgery Practice is managed by Dr Paul O'Dwyer BDS - a general dental surgeon.