Dr Jennifer Kearney graduated with honours from Cork University Dental School and Hospital in 2004. She subsequently worked in general practice in both the UK and Ireland before taking a position as a Senior House Officer in the Dublin Dental School and Hospital.
During this time she was awarded membership of the Faculty of Dentistry in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Dr Kearney then commenced her specialist training (DChDent) in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry and graduated with first class honours in 2010.
Her doctoral research involved the evaluation of short dental implants, including patient centred outcomes. She was awarded fellowship by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2010 and is also accredited by the European Federation of Periodontology.