We’re hiring!!!

Tom Houlihan Orthodontics is looking for an energetic, friendly and confident person to join our team as a receptionist.
You must be able to adapt quickly, be fast learner and willing to contribute as a team player.
Experience preferred but not essential for the right person.
Computer skills, typing skills and fluent English essential. Nursing skills or some knowledge in this field will be an advantage.

We operate in two clinics: Dublin (Burlington Road, Ballsbridge) and Hermitage Medical Clinic in Lucan.


Brief outline of the main duties involved:
-             Access and manage all email, telephone and in-person queries in a professional and timely manner, referring and recording where necessary;
-             Manage appointments and monetary transactions on specialised dental software package;
-             Liaising with patients, suppliers, colleagues, third parties as required, in a professional manner
-             Provide administrative support.

Desirable characteristics:

  • Reliable, determined, professional and well presented
  • To have empathy and the ability to handle sensitive information appropriately
  • Great written and verbal communication skills and a positive telephone manner
  • Works well under pressure and the ability to multi-task
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Proficient in MS Word, Office, Outlook and experience in CRM’s (Customer Relationship Management) systems desirable
  • Experience in a similar environment

Other information:

  • Attractive package. Salary DOE
  • 39.5 hrs per week – from 8 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 9 am to 1.30 pm Friday.

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The team of Tom Houlihan Orthodontics was nominated in the Best Team category at the Colgate Caring Dentist Awards 2021.

MARCH 2020

Tom Houlihan attended the 47th Moyers Symposium in Ann Arbor in Michigan (USA). Dr Jim McNamara gave a treatment changing talk on Class 3 non surgical correction.


Colgate Caring Dental Awards 2019. Congratulations to my team for being nominated for an award. It was a fabulous night and a great start to the festive season! Very well done everyone.


Tom was invited to give a talk to general dentists in the Midwest of Ireland…….he was delighted to be asked to speak and felt it was a great success.