Carol joined the practice in August 2020. She graduated as a dental hygienist at University College Cork/ Cork Dental Hospital in 2009. She had previously qualified as a dental nurse in Trinity College Dublin/ Dublin Dental Hospital. She has been employed with various private practices in Dublin, Kildare, Donegal and the Health Service Executive.
Her principal role as a hygienist is removal of plaque and calculus/ scale from around the teeth. Her appointment time can vary from 30 minutes up to 1 hour and includes controlling periodontal (gum) disease, fissure sealants, fluoride therapy, placement of desensitizing agents, smoking cessation, diet advice and brushing, flossing and interdental use instruction.