Meet the Orthodontic Team

Dr Sinead O'Hanrahan - Specialist Orthodontist

Dr Sinead O’Hanrahan is a Specialist Orthodontist registered with the Irish Dental Council (2DS06) and practice owner. She completed her dentistry and orthodontic training at Trinity College Dublin. Sinead established the practice in 2006. She has vast experience treating patients with all kinds of orthodontic problems in both public and private practice. She is the current Irish representative for the European Federation of Orthodontic Specialist Association and is past-president of the Orthodontic Society of Ireland. When Sinead is not in the practice or busy with two children and she loves swimming and walking her dog.
Check the Irish Dental Council specialist register to make sure your orthodontist is a registered orthodontist.

Dr Christine Smith - Specialist Orthodontist

Dr Christine is a specialist orthodontist who loves all things about straightening teeth and making patients smile. She also loves to see how a smile to be proud of can improve a patient's self-esteem and increase their confidence.
Dr Christine is originally from Navan. She went on to study Dentistry at Cardiff University, Wales in 2007 and then on to study Orthodontics at King's College London in 2012. She completed her specialist orthodontic exams through the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2015. Dr Christine is a registered specialist orthodontist with the Irish Dental Council (6DS17). Dr Christine is a specialist in treating patients of all ages with orthodontic braces from younger children to teenagers to adults. She offers a wide range of braces including fixed braces, removable braces, aesthetic braces, Invisalign and implant supported braces. She can taylor a plan to suit all levels of complexity of cases, your lifestyle and budget.
Dr Christine sits on the Orthodontic Society of Ireland. She is also an active member of the Irish Dental Council, British Orthodontic Society, American Association of Orthodontist and World Federation of Orthodontists. Her research has been published internationally in dental and orthodontic journals and she has presented at various national and international conferences.


Check the Irish Dental Council specialist register to make sure your orthodontist is a registered orthodontist

Vaida Nabaziene | Navan Ortho

Vaida - Dental Nurse

Vaida is a fully qualified dental nurse who joined the team at Navan Orthodontics in 2009. Vaida qualified in 2007 in Lithuania with a Bachelor of Science in Odontology. She has lived in Ireland since 2009 and calls it home. She is an integral part of our team at Navan Orthodontics and has a calming effect on all patients, and even the staff when we get busy with the after-school rush! When not working, Vaida is busy raising her beautiful daughter and teaching her English and Lithuanian.

Ilma Kudyte | Navan Ortho

Ilma - Dental Nurse

Ilma is a fully qualified Dental Nurse. She started working at Navan Orthodontics in 2015. We were quick to see Ilma’s potential so arranged for her to complete her Diploma in Dental Nursing through Dublin Dental University Hospital and Trinity College Dublin. She did not disappoint and qualified with Distinction in 2017. Ilma has a great personality and keeps us all laughing throughout the day. She has a strong character, she is quick to learn and has patient care primarily at heart.

Anne Marie Murtagh | Navan Ortho

Anne-Marie - Dental Nurse

Anne-Marie has been working as a fully qualified Dental Nurse since 2002. She joined our team at Navan Orthodontics in 2018. She has a wealth of dental experience in dealing with patients and in the everyday running of an orthodontic practice. Anne-Marie is from Trim and is a born and bred Meath woman. She herself is a mother of two children and has great experience in putting patients and parents at ease.