Your Dental Team
The staff at Breaffy Dental in Castlebar are highly qualified and have many years of experience in their field of expertise. We attend conferences and dental meetings on a regular basis to update our knowledge and skills in dental treatments and new materials. Our patients can be assured that they receive the most up to date treatments with the best materials available.
Dr. Terence McAliden
BSc(Hons) PhD DDS
Dr Mc Alinden graduated from Queens University Belfast in 1987 with a BSc(Hons) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and then went on to get his PHD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Medical College of Ohio, OH USA in 1992.
He started his career in the medical research area and he has published articles in peer reviewed journals in cancer research and in molecular biology. While working at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit as a research associate he decided on a career change.
He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1999 with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery and worked for 2 years with Park Dental in Minneapolis. On returning to Ireland he worked as an associate in Castlebar, Co. Mayo before taking over Tuam Dental from Dr Kieran Cooke in 2002. Dr Mc Alinden holds both American and Irish Dental Licence and attends meeting in Europe and the United States regularly to keep up with latest innovations in techniques and materials.