Dr. Máirlín O’Donnell – Specialist Orthodontist

B.D.S Ncle., M.Sc.(Orth.) U.Lond., M.Orth. R.C.S.Ed.

The Specialist Orthodontists team at Newpark Clinic is lead by Dr. Máirlín O’Donnell. Dr. O’Donnell has over 20 years of  experience in orthodontic braces  and is one of Ireland’s top Invisalign clear brace providers. She is also highly sought after for her warm personality, strong attention to detail and her dedication to provide the very best orthodontic care for each patient.

Following her qualification as a dental surgeon, Dr. Máirlín O’Donnell practised as a family dentist for several years, during this time she also enjoyed a period in rural Romania treating children with limited access to dental services . Pursing a career in orthodontics was always her goal, upon successful completion of a full-time 3 year speciality MSc degree in Orthodontics in the University of London, Máirlín was also awarded a Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2000. Early in her Orthodontic career, Mairlin travelled abroad and enjoyed exposure to orthodontic practices both in Pittsburgh, USA and in Queeensland, Australia and these experiences have  helped to form the broad range of brace types on offer in her orthodontic treatment plans.

Experience With Invisalign

Dr. Máirlín has reached the highest possible status with Invisalign as a leading diamond + provider in Ireland and has also achieved the top global 1% of Invisalign Specialist Orthodontists. She specialises in the designing of Invisalign for the 8-10 year olds which helps to avoid a lot of work with braces later in life as a teenager or adult. Máirlín always enjoys a challenge and is  happy to treat all types of bites with invisible aligners if patients wish to avoid traditional braces


“I enjoy meeting new patients and facing fresh, interesting and challenging cases. My speciality is an important and fulfilling part of my life. It is great to have the opportunity to meet so many people and help them improve their smile and how they feel about themselves.”

Dr. Donnchadh Ó Mórain  – Specialist Orthodontist

B.D.S NUI, MFDS R.C.S.Ed, M.Sc.(Orth.) Leeds, M.Orth R.C.S.Ed

Dr. Donnchadh Ó Mórain grew up in Co. Kerry and graduated with an honours degree in dentistry from University College Cork in 2007. He then spent 2 years working as a general dentist in Scotland while studying for his membership exams at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. After he was awarded Membership of the Faculty of Dentistry, Dr. Ó Mórain gained experience in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Bristol before moving to Glasgow Dental Hospital, where he spent time working in the specialist fields of Paediatric Dentistry, then Restorative Dentistry and finally Periodontology in preparation for his specialist training in Orthodontics.

Specialist Orthodontist

He completed a 3 year specialist orthodontic training programme in Leeds where he awarded a distinction in his MSc in Orthodontics from the University of Leeds and gained his Membership in Orthodontics from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dr. Ó Mórain worked for a team of specialist orthodontists in Sydney and in London and gained experience in a wide variety of treatment techniques before returning home to Ireland in 2016.

In 2019 Dr Ó Mórain completed the world renowned 2 year advanced Orthodontic postgraduate FACE course, aimed at achieving functional and cosmetic excellence with life-long results for his patients in a happy friendly environment.

Outside of work Donnchadh is a keen sportsman with a particular interest in Gaelic football, running and swimming. He also enjoys travel, a passion which he has fulfilled over the years through periods spent as a volunteer dentist with charities in Uganda and in Peru.

Dr Ó Mórain sees his patients on Fridays in Newpark Clinic.

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70 Newtownpark Ave,

Blackrock, Co. Dublin. A94 H0X3

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Monday 9am - 7pm

Tuesday 8am - 5.30pm

Wednesday 9am - 6pm

Thursday 8am - 5.30pm

Friday 9am - 5pm