About Us

Our team of highly trained staff are on hand to take care of you.

Diarmuid Twomey

Diarmuid is a native of Ballincollig, Co. Cork. After graduating from University College Cork in 2003 he spent 5 years in London working in NHS and private practice. Upon returning to Ireland he spent 5 years working in general practice in Galway until coming home to Cork in March 2014 to take over the practice from Hilary.

Hilary Hogan

Hilary set up the practice in 1983 following a few years working around Cork City after he graduated from University College Cork in 1981. Hilary is local to the area after growing up on the Boreenmanna Road. Hilary retired in 2020.

Naomh Royal

Naomh joined the practice in 2015 after training and working as a dental nurse in her hometown of Carrigaline for the previous four years. She graduated from Cork University Dental Hospital and School in 2015.

Mari-Lize Judge

Mari-Lize moved to Ireland from South Africa in the summer of 2019 and started working with us shortly after. She has over twenty years experience working in both dental and and medical practices in her native country and is a great addition to the team.

Training and Expertise

At Ballinlough Dental Care we take great pride in providing the care you need to keep your smile beautiful and your mouth healthy. To do this we are committed to continuing education.

To keep informed of new techniques, new technologies and the latest innovations, all members of the team regularly attend educational and training programmes in Ireland and the U.K.

Infection Control

Ballinlough Dental Care has passed both HSE and HSA inspection and is HIQA compliant, following their sterilisation guidelines.

Membership of Professional Bodies

Diarmuid and Hilary are members of the Irish Dental Association and are registered with the Irish Dental Council.