RIVERPOINT Specialist Dental Clinic

Dr. Padraig McAuliffe


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

Dr. Padraig McAuliffe

Dr. Padraig McAuliffe | Prosthodontist | RiverpointPadraig McAuliffe is a specialist prosthodontist who completed his undergraduate dental training in University College Cork in 2002. In 2004, he became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Following 3 years in private practice in Dublin, in 2007 he entered a 3 year full-time graduate program in prosthodontics in Trinity College Dublin. He completed his clinical doctorate in prosthodontics in 2010, graduating with a first class honours degree.

After finishing his graduate training in prosthodontics, Padraig worked in Montreal in the renowned team of Professor Gilles Lavigne, where he gained further expertise on bruxism and the dental management of sleep apnoea. In addition to clinical practice he also leads a multidisciplinary team of researchers in Trinity College Dublin in research projects focusing on bruxism. This research is carried out in collaboration with the Department of Bioengineering and a number of overseas research institutes in Europe and North America. His work on bruxism has been published in international journals, has won international research awards and has been featured on RTE Six One News. He has lectured extensively in Ireland on many aspects of prosthodontics.

His areas of particular interest are the management of bruxism, tooth wear, the management of failing dentures and the treatment of complex occlusal problems. At Riverpoint, he will offer a full range of prosthodontic services, including:

  • Conventional and implant supported crown and bridgework
  • Partial dentures with and without implant support
  • Conventional complete dentures
  • Removable implant overdentures and fixed complete dentures on implants
  • Complex occlusal issues and management of toothwear
  • Full mouth reconstructions
  • Oral appliances for sleep apnoea

Please find our full list of treatments here.