RIVERPOINT Specialist Dental Clinic

Dr. Micheal McAuliffe

Oral Surgeon

BDS NUI, MFDS RCS (Eng), DChDent (Pros)

Dr. Micheal McAuliffe

Dr. Micheal McAuliffe | Oral Surgery | RiverpointDr. Micheal McAuliffe graduated with honours from Cork University Dental School and Hospital in 2005. He subsequently worked in Edinburgh for three years, spending one year in general practice and two years in a hospital setting, in an oral and maxillofacial surgery unit. While in Edinburgh he gained his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

He then returned home to Ireland where he spent one year in the oral and maxillofacial surgery unit in the Mid-Western Regional Hospital Limerick. Following this Dr McAuliffe returned to the Cork University Dental School and Hospital where began a three year specialist training programme in oral surgery. During this time he completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning from UCC and was awarded his Fellowship of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (in Oral Surgery) at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.

His doctoral research involved the detailed characterisation of pain following lower third molar surgery, in both the immediate and delayed post-operative phases. He graduated with first-class honours, receiving his Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry in Oral Surgery in February 2013.

Dr McAuliffe provides all aspects of oral surgery care including:

  • Surgical and non-surgical extractions
  • Third molar surgery
  • Pre-orthodontic surgery
  • Pre-prosthetic surgery
  • Bone-grafting (block and guided bone regeneration) and sinus-lifting
  • Soft tissue management
  • Apicoectomies
  • Management of cysts
  • Oral Medicine and biopsies
  • Management of facial pain and tempero-mandibular joint dysfunction (TMD)
  • Treatment will be provided under local anaesthetic, local¬†anaesthetic with IV sedation, and general anaesthetic where appropriate

Please find our full list of treatments here.