Dr Sotirios Gkoles BDS
Principal Dentist and Owner
Sotirios, a Greek dentist, graduated from the University of Belgrade, Serbia in 2003. On his return to Greece, he worked for the next three years in a private clinic and he joined Garvey’s Tower Dental in 2006. He has a commitment to continuing professional development and further education and regularly attends courses and lectures with a particular interest in restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
He also finds treating anxious patients especially rewarding.
Dr Daniel Kane (B.Dent.Tech, B.A., B.Dent.Sc.),
Daniel graduated from Trinity College Dublin with Distinction in Dental Technology in 2009. Here, he received 3 final year awards including “Best All-Round Student” from the Dental Council. Following graduation, he worked and lectured in the Dublin Dental University and Hospital.
Daniel then embarked on a career change and since qualified from Trinity College Dublin with an overall Honours grade, with a First Class Honours in Restorative Dentistry. Daniel practices to the highest standards of clinical dentistry with a particular interest in restorative dentistry, oral surgery and improving patients’ confidence in their smile.
Dr Louise Barry BDS
Louise graduated from University College Cork and joined our team in August 2020. She is qualified in all areas of general dentistry and aims to make every experience in the dental chair an enjoyable one for all ages. Louise has a keen interest in treating children as well as aesthetic dentistry. She prides herself in her friendly chair-side manner. Louise also enjoys taking time to speak to patients and answers their questions to give them a better understanding of the importance of oral health. Louise looks forward to meeting you at Garvey’s Tower Dental.
Dr. Orry Torsney
Ba BDent Sci (Hons) MSc Dental Implantology (Distinction)
Dr Torsney qualified with honours from Dublin Dental School and Hospital, Trinity College in 2014. During his undergraduate training he was awarded the Dean’s prize for academic achievements and received the GSK scholarship to carry out research in the Dublin Dental University Hospital. Orry has a keen interest in general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and implant dentistry. Since graduation, Orry has expanded his skills by participating in multiple postgraduate courses. Orry has studied oral surgery and implant dentistry in the USA, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Dominican Republic. Orry has undertaken the prestigious Dental Implantology Masters at the ICE hospital in Manchester under the mentorship of the world renowned Oral Surgeon Professor Cemal Ucer. Upon completion, he was awarded the grade of distinction. During his practice he has worked with multiple implant systems such as Strauman, Megagen, Nobel Biocare and Biohorizon.
Orry has a very friendly personality and puts patients at ease as soon as they come in to the surgery. Orry provides tailored treatment plans at a pace that suits each individual patient. Orry owns Central Park Dental in Mulingar Co Westmeath and he attends Garvey’s Tower Dental on a regular basis.
Michelle is a qualified dental nurse and the longest serving member of the nursing staff. She joined our team in 2004 and she holds a diploma from the NEBDN. She is very experienced at dealing with all aspects of patient care. She is well known in the local community and she is the friendly and welcoming face of our practice. Michelle will be happy to help you and guide you on what to expect during your visit.
Tanya joined our team in 2017 and fitted in immediately – she has a great understanding of patients’ needs and the environment of the dental practice. Prior to joining us, she worked in a private clinic in Dublin 6 for 4 years and has great experience with busy dental practices.
Kim joined our practice in 2002 and she is one of the longest standing and most valuable members of our nursing team. She holds a diploma from the NEBDN. Kim is very experienced and has a great understanding of patients’ needs.
Zoe joined our team in 2019 and having worked in a number of other clinics has a broad range of experience as a dental nurse.