John is the only Instructor/Mentor in Ireland for 6 Month Smiles and regularly instructs other new dentists worldwide in this technique. At the 6 Months Smiles 2010 Reunion he achieved the prestigious Smiler of the Year award for completing the most cases worldwide and he is the leading provider worldwide of the 6 Month Smiles service. At the 2012 reunion in Boston he was awarded International Ambassador for 6 Month Smiles. John is the only Irish dentist to train in Ozone use in dentistry and is a member of the editorial board of Irish Dentistry magazine for whom he writes a monthly article.
Kellie O’Shaughnessy an honours graduate from UCC furthered her studies in 2011 completing the Specialist Certificate in Health Promotion which led to the development of an Oral Health Programme called The Dental Den which has been recognised through various associations throughout Ireland and won numerous awards, including the Maloney Award 2013 and more recently was the winner of two prestigious awards at The Irish Dentistry Awards 2015.
Kellie is currently studying for a masters in health promotion, and is the oral health promotion representative for the Irish Dental Hygienists’ Association.