Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic

Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic

The specialist dental clinic that offers our patients superior quality coupled with a unique customer service experience.

We are a specialist dental clinic located just off the south ring road in Mahon, Cork. Citygate is home to seven specialists who cater for every dental need. Each of our specialist dentists are experts in their chosen area:
periodontics (gum treatment),
dental implants,
prosthodontics (crowns, bridges, dentures, veneers, cosmetic work),
endodontics (root canal treatment),
orthodontics (straightening/moving teeth),
paediatric dentistry (children and special care, with sedation and general anaesthetic services),
oral surgery (extractions including wisdom teeth)
treatment of nervous patients
sedation services.

Our patient support team is on hand to answer any questions you may have and to assist you with every step of your journey. You can be confident that you are in capable hands.

Please feel free to call for a chat about your dental care on 021 4614520 or email to

Dental Health Foundation, Ireland

Good news - the European Commission has approved sugar tax in the Republic of Ireland and it will come into effect on 1st May.
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Do you know our specialists?
From left to right we have Dr Jennifer McCafferty (children's specialist), Dr Jennifer Kearney (Periodontist), Standing at the back is Dr Micheal McAuliffe (Oral Surgeon), sitting in front is Dr Seamus Sharkey (Prosthodontist), Dr John Browne (Endodontist) and Dr Siobhán Lucey (also a children's specialist). #meettheteam #smile #dentalspecialist

The happy winners!

Searching for our eggs!

The eggs are hidden...making the first few easy :)

Happy Thursday! Our manager getting read for our #Easteregghunt #nevertooold

Dental Health Foundation, Ireland

Maybe our geographical location does not help this very much but good reason to enjoy the sun when it does arrive!

Vitamin D has an important role in the absorption of calcium and is therefore important for healthy teeth.

Happy International Women's Day to all our lovely ladies from some of our lovely ladies!

Back to normal after Storm Emma...looking forward to Spring!#whereisspring

A stylish snowman and a home! Structural engineer in the making :)

Okay, so the weather is not ideal for working but it is perfect for spending time with family and having some fun! Just a selection of the very stylish snowmen built as our team embraced the snow days! #Citygatesnowmanchallenge

Update: Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic will remain closed on Friday the 2nd of March. #keepsafe

To ensure safety, we will close tomorrow as the status red comes into effect. Keep safe everyone. #weatherwarning #snowinmarch

Weather alert: we hope you are keeping safe during the bad weather. We are currently monitoring conditions but we do not want our patients to make any unecessary journeys. In the event that we have to close the clinic we will contact all those scheduled with appointments. #keepsafe #corksnow

Our periodontist, Dr Jennifer Kearney was busy last week! Some information below on the association between periodontal disease and various systemic conditions, a short lecture that she gave in University College Cork last week. #UCC #busyweek #dentalhealth

Word of Mouth Digital Magazine

The Oral Health Foundation recently published a report which indicated that poor oral health increases risk of frailty in older men. Read the full article: Word of Mouth is the monthly digital magazine by oral health charity the British Dental Health Foundation.

Happy Valentine's Day everyone! We are busy writing our #Valentines cards at the moment! #sharethelove #kiss #loveyoursmile

What is your toothbrushing technique?
Check out the helpful tips to ensure your are getting the most out of brushing. #springclean

Nothing to smile about: Children's dental health suffers due to under-resourced public systems

A recent article in The Irish Examiner, written by a number of local dentists, including one of our specialist children dentists- Dr Jennifer McCafferty JOANNE’S nine-year-old has never been seen by the school dentist. The dental team is due in this year. “But I’m not holding my breath,” she says. “I’ve been taking her yearly to my own dentist since she was four, at €30 a visit.”

Monday healthy snacks in Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic! #fruitymonday #healthysnack

How gum disease could lead to cancer

New Finnish study highlights a link between gum disease and certain types of Cancer #periodontitis How well do you look after your oral health? New research has now linked the bacteria responsible for gum disease with certain types of cancer.

Brushing only partly protects kids' teeth

Relying on tooth brushing isn't enough - new results from the University of Glasgow and Edinburgh A study of almost 4,000 pre-school children shows snacking habits are most strongly associated with decay.

Irish Dental Association

One of our paediatric specialists, Dr Siobhan Lucey, will speak at the next Munster Branch Meeting on the 23rd of January in the Maryborough Hotel.

Munster Branch Meeting - 23rd January 2018 in the Maryborough Hotel at 7.30pm.
Dr Siobhan Lucey will speak on "Stainless steel crowns for childrens teeth - When, Where & How?"
Prof Anthony Reynolds will speak on " An update on Cork University Dental School and hospital"

IDA Members only
To book your place log into and select Book CPD Event from the menu bar.

Nothing like fresh flowers to brighten a dreary January morning!

Heart health and mouth health linked: Treating gum disease found to help lower blood pressure

A new study has found that heart health and mouth health are linked: Treating gum disease was found to help lower blood pressure. The full article is available below. #gumdisease #hearthealth Brushing your teeth will never be the same again after this: keeping gum disease (periodontitis) at bay can help you lower your blood pressure, especially if you're at risk of developing hypertension (high blood pressure), according to a study presented at the American Heart Association Meeting

Happy new year! We are looking forward to an amazing 2018 #motivated #health #happiness

Christmas flew by and it's almost time to start thinking about the New Year! Some resolutions to help maintain your 2018 smile :)

Oral Care During the Holidays: Sugar-Free Countdown to Christmas

The run-up to Christmas can be fun-packed and sugar-packed! Check out the helpful tips below to keep your sugar to a minimum this Christmas week. Maintaining good oral care during the holidays can be tough with the bombardment of sugary sweets all season. Counting down to Christmas with an advent...

A few photos from the Citygate Dental Christmas party!!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! #secretsanta

After much deliberation....the Christmas jumper winner is....TOM! Well done :) Cork Simon Community #christmas #giving

We are a festive bunch today for a great cause :) Cork Simon Community #christmas #seasontogive

The fun has started Citygate Specialist Dental Clinic this morning for Cork Simon Community #Christmasjumperday

Dental Health Foundation, Ireland

The Dental Health Foundation shared some interesting research recently. See below

Interesting research.

Are Electric Toothbrushes Really Better—Or Is That a Lie Your Dentist Tells You?

What's best? Manual or electric toothbrush?? Experts tell you the deal, since your mouth can't.

HSE Ask About Alcohol

More than 70% of cancers of the head and neck are due to alcohol or smoking. By drinking less can reduce your risk of developing mouth, head & neck cancer. Take action today by visiting for more information #alcoholandcancer #askaboutalcohol #awarh17

Thanks to the The Cork Business Awards 2017 and Erich Stack for the official photos :)

Some of our lovely ladies!

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