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Seattle, Washington 98101 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Periodontology

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Dental:
    BDS, University College Cork, Ireland
    MSD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Periodontics, University of Washington

Treatments offered at Seattle Periodontics and Implant Dentistry

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Bone Grafting and possible infection?

Healing is well under way in most cases by one week however the wound will be immature for several weeks and hence you need to protect the site from... READ MORE

Getting a wider smile? (Photo)

It is really important to accurately diagnose the factors that currently influence your smile as this will dictate treatment outcomes to a great... READ MORE

Would root surgery, e.g. apicoectomy make affect future dental implant?? (photos)

It is likely that there will be some bone lost at the site if you do an apicoectomy. The most important question to answer is what will be the most... READ MORE

How long does the sensitivity last after the tooth bone grafting?

The gum tissue may look like it is not completely healed but chances are at 2 months the wound is sealed over although the surface may be a little... READ MORE

Will I need a gum graft? (Photo)

Based on your photograph it looks like you have recession particularly on the lower left central incisor. Generally speaking the lower incisors have... READ MORE

I had a gingival graft and it's been 3 wks and I have a bad smell from the site. Is this normal?

Gum grafting involves the placement of either the patients own tissue or tissue bank tissue at the recipient site. Sometimes part of the graft... READ MORE

I'm having pain with pressure, and some slight movement, after crown placed on implant. What could be happening?

Pain and mobility are definitely indications that something is wrong. Return to your surgeon asap. He/she will check to see if the crown or support... READ MORE

What's the recommended time between surgical tooth extraction and implant surgery?

Your dentist is concerned that the tooth may be difficult to remove if it crumbles at the time of surgery and wants to make sure the bone is preserved... READ MORE

How much would it cost to replace a chipped incisor tooth? (Photo)

If you have a perfectly good tooth buried in the bone then you should really consider doing what the dentist recommended. It will be a short term... READ MORE

What combination of treatments will get me the perfect smile? (Photo)

There are a number of factors to consider. Firstly your teeth look to be about the right dimension with just is a little crowding present. Making the... READ MORE

Before and After Photos by Dr. O'Beirne

Gerrarda O'Beirne, BDS, MSD has shared 9 before and after pictures with 13 helpful votes from the RealSelf community.

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