Dr. Máire Brennan received her undergraduate training in the Cork Dental School and Hospital where she graduated with honours in 2001. She was awarded the Kerr prize for restorative dentistry in her graduating class.
Over the following four years she worked in private and general practices in the UK and Ireland. During that period she also worked as a Senior House Officer and subsequently held a part-time teaching position in the Dublin Dental Hospital. In 2003, she successfully completed the MFDS examination in the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.
In 2005, Dr. Brennan began a three-year intensive Doctorate program in Prosthodontics in Dublin Dental School and Trinity College Dublin. This full- time clinical Doctorate program covered all aspects of implant dentistry along with fixed and removable Prosthodontics. As part of her doctorate she wrote a thesis on implant overdentures and implant fixed prostheses, which was subsequently published in both national and international journals. She graduated in 2008 with first class honours.
In November 2008, Dr. Brennan held a position of locum Consultant in Cork Dental School and Hospital where she was involved with the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students. She subsequently held a lectureship position here and continues to teach undergraduate students in the Dental School on a part time basis.
She currently works in specialist private practice limited to Prosthodontics and Implant dentistry. Areas of special interest include aesthetic dentistry, tooth-wear and implant prostheses for maladaptive denture patients. She enjoys the challenges that advanced dentistry performed at the highest level provides but is especially thrilled by the enhanced quality of life that this dentistry can give to her patients. Together with her colleagues she hosts regular Study Clubs for referring dentists and has given lectures to the Irish Dental Association.
Dr. Brennan is a past President and current Secretary of the Munster branch of the Irish Dental Association. She frequently organises and attends lectures, conferences and courses which she finds immensely enjoyable and necessary to expand her skills and knowledge. She is also a member of The Irish Prosthodontic Society and The European Prosthodontic Association.
Similar to Dr. Sharkey, Dr Brennan provides fixed, removable and implant prosthodontics that include