Our professional dental team

Our highly trained team and experienced dental professionals use the most advanced techniques and modern dental equipment to provide our patients with optimal dental care.

Whether you are seeking general dental care, cosmetic dentistry, tooth restoration or need an emergency dental visit, we are here to provide you with personalised care.

Our goal is to make it easy for you to take care of your smile.  Our team deliver the highest level of clinical care.  We focus on calming fears some people experience when going to the dentist, providing a relaxing and positive environment.  We are dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalised care and service to ensure your visit is as comfortable and pleasant as possible.

In order to provide the best service possible we place an emphasis on our own continuing education and staying up-to-date with what is new in dentistry. We have a passion for learning and bringing new services and treatment options to our surgery giving you the best choices.

Our dentists are all registered members of the Irish Dental Council.



Dr. David Patton

Having grown up in Raheny and attended St. Paul’s College Raheny, Dr. Patton qualified from UCD in 1973. After a short period practicing in the south of England, he returned to Swords in 1975, practicing on the Main Street, Swords. The Practice was relocated to St. Brendan’s, Seatown West in 1980 where it has thrived and expanded since. He is a member of the Irish Dental Association.

Dental Council Registration: 5075




Dr. Patricia Kennedy

Dr. Kennedy obtained a Bachelor in Dental Science from Trinity College Dublin. After qualifying, she spent one year in the Eastern Health Board, mostly providing primary dental care for children. Dr. Kennedy subsequently joined the team at Swords Dentist. She is a member of the Irish Faculty of Primary Dental Care, the Irish Dental Association, the Irish Society of Dentistry for Children and the Irish Society for Disability & Oral Health.

Dental Council Registration: 5685




Dr. Orla Mc Geary

Dr. Mc Geary completed a Bachelor in Dental Science from Trinity College Dublin. She worked as a House Officer in Dublin Dental Hospital for one year before joining Swords Dentist in 1998. In 2004, Dr. Mc Geary was awarded Membership of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. In 2012, she was awarded Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at the Royal College of Surgeons in England. She is Past President of the Irish Dental Benevolent Society and Past Honorary Secretary of The Metropolitan Branch of The Irish Dental Association. Dr. Mc Geary is a founding member of the Irish Faculty of Primary Dental Care.

Dental Council Registration: 7196



Sorcha Francis RDH

Sorcha qualified as a Dental Hygienist from the Dublin Dental School and Hospital, Trinity College in 1998. Since then, she has gained vast experience working in public health, specialist and general practices. She is committed to her patients and enjoys a professional relationship with them, while providing thorough treatment with patience and kindness. Sorcha served as an Editor of the Irish Dental Hygienist’s Association for three successful years and continues to attend seminars and conferences to retain a fresh perspective on new developments in dental and oral health.





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