Myofunctional Orthodontics differs from 'conventional' orthodontics as it addresses the actual causes of crooked teeth Contact Us Your Family Dentist in Ballincollig Located in the heart of Ballincollig, with ample parking nearby and a range of restaurants and shops Contact Us Early Intervention is Vital Does your child suffer from: Mouth breathing, Reverse swallow, Tongue thrusting, Sleep Apnoea? Contact Us Award Winning Dental Care! Call us today to make an appointment. Contact Us

O’Connor Dental Health, Your Family Dentist in Ballincollig

We offer a wide range of orthodontic treatments as well as specialist treatments for health issues such as TMJ, Sleep Apneoa, ENT and much more

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Children’s faces are growing and developing quickly, by the time the child is 5 years old the face is 70% grown, by age 12 the mid-face is 100% grown. So the “window for intervening” if growth is not proceeding normally is short!

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Specialist Early Intervention Treatment

O’Connor Dental Health is the first Dental Practice in the country to link these destructive oral habits, particularly Mouth Breathing and Low Tongue Posture, to many of the associated and avoidable health problems. We offer a comprehensive strategy to correct these habits, thereby enhancing the health of the individual. We are a family run Dental Clinic based in the centre of Ballincollig, with ample parking space, why not come in for a visit.


If your child suffers from any of the health issues below, please make an appointment to see us, as early treatment is very important. A lot of common issues such as snoring, bed wetting, constant sore throat and crooked teeth point to other more serious issues!

TMJ & Tooth Grinding

This can cause Jaw issues and irreversible damage to teeth

Trouble Sleeping

Night Terrors, bed wetting or sleep issues can have a considerable effect on a child's growth

Tongue Thrusting

Tongue thrusting and reverse swallow can be dangerous to a child


Snoring is a warning sign for many health issues

Crooked Teeth

Does your Child currently have Crooked Teeth

Bed Wetting

Does your child wet the bed often, it could be a warning sign

Sleep Apneoa

Sleep Apnoea occurs when someone holds their breath during sleeping

Mouth Breathing

This has numerous negative effects on your child

ENT Problems

Ear, Nose and Throat persistent problems? Regular sore throat?

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Early Intervention is vital

We firmly believe in Early Orthodontic Intervention for children (5+) by modifying and correcting the causes of crooked teeth as soon as they present in your child.

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Focus on the causes of crooked Teeth

In order to achieve that beautiful smile we need to ensure that the bones (jaws) are sitting correctly and comfortably in relation to one another.

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General Dentistry

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Our practice offers a wide range of general dental care treatments, prosthodontics, restorative and cosmetic treatments. Click below for more information

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Health Issues

Serious Health conditions caused by dental problems

Dental problems can certainly create health issues, but it is important to know that our health is frequently adversely affected by mouth breathing, poor tongue resting posture and function, incorrect jaw alignment and physical posture, dysfunctional swallowing and more!

Health Problems that can be treated by your dentist

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Early Intervention for Children

Orthodontics for Teens & Adults

Health Problems

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Contact information

1a, Barr Na Sraide, Main St, Ballincollig, Co. Cork, Ireland

021487 2600