Dr. Irene Kennedy
Dr. Irene Kennedy is a distinguished prosthetic dentist and the Director of Kennedy Dental Cosmetics. She has more than 30 years of experience in prosthetic dentistry in Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and England.
Her areas of expertise include COSMETIC DENTISTRY and RESTORATIVE TREATMENTS for mild to severe dental cases. In addition to her outstanding clinical skills, Dr. Kennedy also possesses exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. She enjoys working one-on-one with patients, and she’s adept at explaining processes and procedures to them.
Prior to opening Kennedy Dental Cosmetics, Dr. Kennedy worked as a maxillofacial prosthodontist for the three hospitals in Auckland, as well as in private practice for eight years. In addition, she has substantial experience in general dentistry. Dr. Kennedy worked at an Accident and Emergency practice in Auckland, and she ran her own private practice for more than 10 years in Dublin.
Along with her work in dental practices, Dr. Kennedy has been a presenter for her peers at a number of meetings and conferences, and she also lectured regularly for Head and Neck Cancer support groups on the unique dental challenges faced by cancer patients.
Dr. Kennedy earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dentistry from Trinity College in Dublin and her Master of Science degree in Prosthetic Dentistry from the Eastman Dental Institute in London. She is currently a member of a number of prestigious dental organisations including:
- Fellow of the International College of Dentists
- The Australian Dental Association
- The Australian Prosthodontic Society
- The International Society of Maxillofacial Rehabilitation
In 2010, the International College of Dentists honoured Dr. Kennedy by naming her a fellow of the College, in recognition of her outstanding professional achievement, her meritorious service, and her dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of all.