Glenville Dental


Established in Dundrum in the 1950's, Glenville Dental Surgery is the longest running dental surgery in Dundrum. We have been serving the area for several generations.

We are based in a beautiful modern premises on the Main Street in Dundrum - in the Pembroke Cottages, opposite the church. - Get directions

We have a varied team of dentists, hygienists and specialists, and we are all dedicated to treating our customers as we would like to be treated ourselves. Each member of our team is committed to providing a caring and innovative dental service to those who are new to the practice as well as to our loyal customers. - Find out about our team members

Our premises has been thoughtfully designed. It incorporates the latest health and dental clinic requirements and it is beautifully decorated to provide you with a relaxing and pleasant environment, inside a carefully refurbished cottage dating from the 1870's, in the heart of Dundrum village.

We have now been joined in our practice in Dundrum by the team from Monkstown Dental Surgery!

Some reviews of our practice.


Contact Info:
Phone: 01 2981133
Fax: 01 2981134
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Opening Hours:
Monday 8 - 5
Tuesday 10 - 7
Wednesday 8 - 5
Thursday 10 - 7
Friday 8 - 5


Our team of dentists, hygienists and specialists will provide you with the best dental care in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We treat our patients as we would like to be treated ourselves.

Our objective is the ongoing support of your dental health. We prioritise prevention, the conservation of your natural teeth, and long term dental solutions. We want to help achieve and maintain your beautiful natural smile.

Dr Niall O'Leary is an experienced general dental practioner. He is well known for his friendly, reassuring disposition and his careful, gentle treatment.

Niall qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1981 and travelled to London where he worked in a very successful dental practice for several years.

Niall returned to Dundrum in 1993, and took over as principal dentist of Glenville Dental Surgery from a dentist who had first opened his doors in 1956 - Dr. Joe Caron, the first dentist in Dundrum! Many original patients are still coming and we are proud to care for several generations of the same families.

Dr. Daryll Moroney practised in Glenville Dental Surgery between 2002 and 2007. He then spent 9 years as principal dentist in Monkstown Dental Clinic, before returning to our practice in Dundrum in 2016.

Dr. Moroney qualified from University of Wales in 2001. He completed vocational training in Cardiff, and then came to Dundrum where he joined our team.

Dr. Moroney completed his Masters degree in Implant Dentistry from the University of Warwick in November 2010, he has completed the Dr. Lorenzo Vanini course on aesthetic bonding in Italy, he regularly attends lectures and workshops throughout Europe, and he has been taught by industry leaders of aesthetic dentistry in the fields of composite bonding and implant dentistry.

He is an active member of the Irish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, a member of the Irish Dental Association, and he is chairperson of the Dublin Dental Study Club. He regularly keeps up to date via continuing professional development.

When not spending time with his wife and young family, Dr. Moroney enjoys tennis, olympic triathlons and following the Irish rugby team! He is also an accomplished pianist and organist.

Orthodontics: Dr Esselina Vassileva is a dentist whose practice is limited to orthodontics. She is friendly, professional and passionate about the quality of her treatment, and she sees patients of all ages.

Dr. Vassileva received her Dental Degree from the Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria in 2003, where she opened her own practice. Her strong interest in orthodontics inspired her to start working with removable appliances.

In 2009, she was introduced to the world of fixed appliances and the Alexander Discipline. She was taught by Dr. R.G. Alexander, one of the leading professors in orthodontics. She loves to attend courses to insure that she can offer the latest technology to her patients, and keep up to date with everything new and exciting in the world of dentistry.

At the beginning of 2014 Dr. Vassileva came to Dublin. Soon afterwards she commenced a Masters of Science degree at the University of London (BPP) in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics. She is a member of Irish Dental Association, Bulgarian Dental Association and the Alexander Discipline Study Club.

In her free time Esselina enjoys outdoor activities, yoga and travelling. Recently, she discovered that swimming in the Irish Sea can be quite energizing!

Our dental hygienist Gemma is careful thorough, and friendly! She has a keen interest in preventative dentistry, and a patient based approach.

Gemma first trained as a Dental nurse in Trinity College Dublin, completing her course in 2005. She graduated with Honours from Dental Hygiene in University College Cork, and she has been practising as a dental hygienist since 2009.

Continuing education is very important to Gemma, and she takes every opportunity to attend lectures and seminars to improve her skills and keep up to date.

Periodontist Dr. Fabiano Galassi D.D.S. M.Sc. (ACTA) Periodontology and Implant Dentistry. Practice limited to periodontology and implant dentistry.

Dr. Galassi received his Dental Degree from "La Sapienza" University of Rome. After two years general practice, he moved to Dublin where he continued working as a general practitioner until 2008.

Dr. Galassi graduated with Honours from the MSc program in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at the Academic Center for Dentistry in Amsterdam (ACTA), in 2011.

Dr. Galassi has great interest in dental research, and has published in peer-reviewed journals and written some chapters for periodontology texbooks.

Dr. Galassi is a member of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the Italian Federation of Periodontology (SIdP). His focus is on the treatment of periodontal disease, bone regeneration, cosmetic periodontal plastic surgery and implant dentistry.


Our address is:
Glenville Dental Surgery,
No. 5, Pembroke Cottages,
Main Street, Dundrum,
Dublin 14

There are several other dentists on the Main Street in Dundrum. Ours is one of two practices in the cottages across from the church: look for a cottage with an tooth shaped sign outside, next door to Moss Cottage, facing Mulvey’s pharmacy.

Parking is readily available on the street, and also in the nearby shopping centres. There is an ESB e-charging point a few metres up the road.

There is a bicycle rack directly outside our front door.

We are 300 metres from Dundrum luas stop, and 800 metres from Balally luas stop.


For more reviews and photos, please visit google+ or facebook.

"Great bunch of people - always make you feel at ease 'cause sometimes going to the dentist makes us anxious. Keep up the good work..."
- Linda, October 20 '16

"As always the service provided by all the staff was very professional. Can't recommend them highly enough."
- Bernadette, September 20 '16

"From the moment I checked in until the time I left I felt well looked after. Niall makes you feel at home all the way though your visit. I couldn't recommend them enough."
- Mark, June 20 '16

"I just discovered the practice having read some good reviews online and the visit met all my expectations. Niall has a great manner, making you feel very comfortable in the chair. You trust that he has your best dental care at heart and that only necessary work is recommended."
- Killian, May 20 '16

"Best dentist in Dublin, brand new surgery and up to date technology and techniques, wouldn't go anywhere else! Everything explained and always put at ease. Highly recommended."
- Liz, November 20 '15

"I love your service at the dental practice... everyone is so nice... I am never nervous going to the dentist anymore."
- Hendrika, September 20 '15

"Fantastic team, very welcoming and gentle. If you are reserved about going to the dentist you will definitely be put at ease with Dr. Caitriona Kieran :)"
- Alison, August 20 '15

"Excellent service as usual, It's why I travel all the way from Celbridge, Co Kildare."
- Bruce, August 20 '15

"Got an appointment at short notice and found them to be really professional, friendly and thorough. Would highly recommend!"
- Patrick, June 20 '15

"Absolutely brilliant.. I have my third visit next week & I would always go back to Caitriona. Really lovely woman & great at easing the nerves."
- Ruthie, October 20 '15


General Treatment:
NB: You may be eligible for a free basic check up, once per year, based on either your PRSI or GMS. If you have health insurance, it may cover more treatment. Certain treatments will be eligible for tax credits, at a rate of 20% of the cost of treatment. Please contact us to find out more.
Emergency Appointment No additional charge — price according to treatment required only.
Consultation / Check-up
 + Cleaning *

€90 (€70 with PRSI or GMS)
Cleaning * €70
Dental Hygienist visit * €85
Childrens' consultation / Check-up €30
Children's fissure seals
  — Assessment
  — Per tooth

We recommend sealing all four first molar teeth, which have usually come through by age 7.
Tooth Whitening
  — Full
  — Uppers / Lowers only


  — Tooth colour
  — Silver

€80 – €180
€80 – €140
  — Routine
  — Surgical

€80 – €140
€100 – €180
Crown **
 + metal post core
Implant Crown ** €1500
  — Acrylic
  — Metal

From €400
From €1200
Root Canal Treatment ** From €450 – €650
Open & dress ** €200
This will be deducted from the total cost of your root canal treatment, if the second stage is also carried out here.
Veneers **
  — Porcelain
  — Composite

From €600
From €200
Xrays / Prescriptions The cost of these will usually be included at no extra charge. If otherwise, the dentist will discuss it with you at your appointment before proceeding.
Tepe brushes
  — 1 Pack (6)
  — 3 packs (18)

Whitening gel
(10% or 16%)
€20 per tube
Please note: if you would like to buy whitening gel at your appointment, the dentist must check your whitening trays for you (at no extra cost), so please bring them with you to your appointment.
Treatment with the Periodontist: **
Periodontal assessment €120
Periodontal treatment €350 per session
Periodontal re-evaluation €50
Implant asessment €80
Surgical implant placement From €1200
Bone graft From €300
Orthodontic Treatment: **
Consultation €40 (NB: This will be deducted from the total cost of your orthodontic treatment)
Braces From €2200
Please note:
* Unless you have visited our dentists within 12 months, we must provide a check-up before your cleaning or your visit with the hygienist. This may be covered by your PRSI, GMS, or health insurance — if not, please see the discounted, combined price of a check-up and cleaning with the dentist, here.
** For certain treatments you may be able to claim 20% tax relief.
Please contact us to ask about other treatment such as implants, bridges, or anything which isn't listed here, or about subsidies provided by health insurance, PRSI, medical card, or tax relief.