Established in 1964 by her father, the late Dr Colm Irwin, Geraldine Honan as developed the practice into a patient-centred, high quality professional and caring dental practice.

Relocated from Bedford Place to 3, Mellows Terrace, Bridge View Dental boasts a state of the art facility and provides modern, professional and efficient dental care to its patients, from tots to seniors!

We have always recognised the importance of creating and maintaining good dental habits in children. This helps to ensure good dental health into the future. Therefore ‘Kids go Free’ at Bridge View Dental! Children under 12 years can avail of a free dental examination!

Dr Geraldine Honan B.D.S

Dr. Geraldine Honan qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1990. She spent one year on a vocational dental training scheme in South Wales before returning to Ireland where she working with children for 4 years. It was then she returned to Navan to take over her fathers (Colm Irwin) dental practice.

Since she took over from her father she has continued to run a ‘patient-centred’ family practice where the individual needs of each patient are catered for.

Geraldine has developed a particular skill for caring for nervous patients both young and old and enjoys all aspects of private practice. Having recently completed an intensive course on Implant Dentistry with Professor David harris at the Blackrock Clinic she is working in conjunction with Specialist Periodontist Dr. Ronan Allen in providing Implant supported restorations.

Dr. Doireann Ridge B.Dent.Sc.

Dr. Doireann Ridge has been providing dental care at Bridge View Dental since 2014. Doireann qualified with an Honours Degree from the Dublin Dental Hospital.

A firm believer in the importance of continuing professional development, Doireann regularly attends post-graduate courses and has recently obtained training in implant restoration, cosmetic restorative techniques and oral surgery.

Doireann is an active member of the Irish Dental Association and a committee member of the ‘Women in Dentistry’ network.

Dr. John Crotty

Dr. John Crotty qualified in Cork Dental Hospital in 1992 and worked in general practice for 20 years in both the UK and Ireland. During that time he completed a Degree in Maths and the Classics, a Masters in Chemistry and a Masters in Health Informatics. In 2012 he completed his Fellowship examinations in the Royal College of Surgeons, England and undertook 3 year full time postgraduate training in Periodontology and Implant therapy.

He received certification from the European Federation of Periodontology in 2015. He was awarded the Claffey prize for research by the Irish Society of Periodontology in 2015 and is actively involved in both education and research.

Sandra Clarke: Hygienist

The practice hygienist is Sandra Clarke who provides comprehensive oral hygiene treatment and oral hygiene instruction. Sandra is highly experienced in the aftercare of patients who have implant-retained restorations.

The role of the hygienist is to help prevent the progress of gum disease. Treatment ranges include the following:

  • Treatment of gingivitis (bleeding gums) by scaling and polishing
  • Dietary advice
  • Oral hygiene instruction
  • Application of fluoride and fissure sealants
  • Removal of unsightly marks and surface staining

Angela Lynch Dental Nurse (RDN)

Sandra Byrne Dental Nurse (RDN)

Michelle Finney Dental Surgery Assistant (DSA)

Helen Finnegan Practice Manager