Dr. Tiernan O’Brien graduated from the Dental School at Trinity College Dublin in 1987.
After working for one year in the Dublin Dental Hospital and two years in general practice, he spent the following three years in the Graduate Periodontal Programme at the University of Minnesota where he completed his Master of Science degree and received his specialist certificate in Periodontology.
Following a brief period on the faculty at the University of Minnesota he returned to Ireland and established a practice limited to periodontics and implant dentistry in Galway where he has been working for the last 20 years. In 2004 he co-founded G9 at the Galway Clinic, a multidisciplinary center for implant, prosthetic and surgical dentistry.
Dr. O’Brien is past President of the Irish Society of Periodontology and has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally on clinical aspects of periodontology and implant dentistry. He sits on the executive committee of the European Federation of Periodontology as chairman of the communications committee.
- M.S (Periodontics) Univ. Of Minnesota