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Paediatric Dentist


Dr. Rose-Marie Daly

BDS NUI, MFD RCSI, M Dent Sci (Paeds)
M Paed Dent RCS Edin, FFD RCSI (Paeds), LLM

Dr Daly is a native of county Laois. She began her studies in Dentistry at University College Cork. Following several years working in hospital, community and general dental practice she went on to complete her specialist training in Paediatric Dentistry at the Leeds Dental Institute in the UK. Here she graduated with distinction and was awarded prizes from the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry and the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry for her masters research in dental caries and glycaemic index.

Dr Daly was awarded a fellowship in Paediatric Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and has a specialist membership in Paediatric Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. She has a Masters of Law specialising in Medical Ethics awarded by the University of Edinburgh. She achieved a distinction for her research evaluating oral health care for Irish preschool children in relation to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. She worked as a Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry for over 7 years at the Bon Secours Hospital in Tralee, Co. Kerry before moving to Dublin to establish Northern Cross Dentistry for Children.

Dr Daly is a passionate advocate for children’s oral health in Ireland. She has published many articles in the media and in peer reviewed scientific journals on this topic and lectures regularly on Paediatric Dentistry. She is past Chair of the Public Affairs and Public Relations Committee of the Irish Dental Association and is a scientific reviewer for the International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry and the European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry. She is also past President of the Kerry Branch of the Irish Dental Association.

Her professional memberships include:

  • European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Paediatric Dentistry
  • Irish Society of Dentistry for Children
  • International Association of Dental Traumatology
  • Faculty of Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
  • Irish Dental Association