Dr Shanahan graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from University College Cork. She went on and completed a year vocational training in Ipswich in the U.K and after spending two years working and training and a year travelling around Australia, New Zealand and Asia. She then returned to Ireland and worked in a busy family practice in Kildare for 6 years. , ,
Orla is very committed to continuous professional development and learning and is a member of the Irish Dental Association. , ,
Being a mum herself of two lovely young children, Orla has plenty of experience in making the visit to the dentist an enjoyable experience for both the young and old patients. , ,
Her friendly and relaxed manner and gentle approach puts anxious patients at ease. She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is happy to add clear aligners to the range of many treatments offered at Cusack Dental.