Dr Dermot Canavan

Dr Dermot Canavan
BA, B.Dent.Sc., MGDS, MS, Dip Cons Sed, FICD
Specialist in Orofacial Pain Management

Clinic Hours:

Tuesday / Thursday / Friday: 09.00 – 16.30

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday 09.00 – 16.30

Telephone: 01 2863040
Website: www.drdermotcanavan.ie


Dr Canavan graduated from Dublin Dental University Hospital. He is currently a assistant professor and lecturer in orofacial pain management at the Dublin Dental University Hospital. He teaches orofacial pain management courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He is also involved in continuing education programmes for practising dentists. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally to medical and dental groups on the topic of orofacial pain.

Dr Canavan is a past president of the Irish Pain Society and the Metropolitan Branch of the Irish Dental Association, and a former council member of the Irish Dental Association. He is the current president of the Irish Society for Dental Sleep Medicine and is a member of the European Society for Dental Sleep Medicine. He is currently a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), and the European Academy of Orofacial Pain and Dysfunction (EAOPD)

Clinical Problems Treated:

  • Trigeminal nerve disorders
  • Atypical toothache
  • Jaw joint problems
  • Snoring/sleep apnoea
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