Meet the Team

Dr Adela Dragoi

Dr Adela Dragoi qualified from University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova, Romania in 2006 and over the past eight years has worked in private practices in Romania and Ireland. Adela completed a certificate in advanced postgraduate course in Oral Implantology and gained her postgraduate MFDS exams in 2010. She is committed to continuing education and attended in the last few years hands on courses in medical emergencies, endodontics, implantology, orthodontics and aesthetics.

She enjoys all aspects of dentistry and is committed on providing the highest quality of dental treatments for all patients. Besides general dentistry she is focused on providing dental treatment in area of endodontics, orthodontic and implantology. She is a certified Six Month Smiles – the short term orthodontic treatment provider.

Dr Cliondna Ni Mhurchu

After graduating from Trinity College Dublin in 2002 Dr Cliondna Ni Mhurchu moved to the UK where she worked for the NHS in Milton Keynes. Cliondna returned to Ireland in 2004 to work in Clonmel. Cliondna joined Smiles Dental Galway in 2009. Cliondna is extremely enthusiastic about all aspects of dentistry and enjoys attending CPD courses on a regular basis.

Dr Rashmi Sharma

Dr Rashmi Sharma joined Smiles Dental in 2011 after having spent almost ten years studying and gaining experience here in Ireland as well as her native country of India. Rashmi says that her passion has always been for dentistry and loves working in Smiles Dental as she says she sees an array of bright and enthusiastic patients.

Adrienne Finnerty

Dental Hygienist

We are delighted to announce the addition of dental hygienist, Adrienne Finnerty. Adrienne brings a wealth of experience to Smiles Dental Galway and we know she will be a great addition to our team. Adrienne was the first ever dental hygienist to work in Galway, so in terms of experience, there’s no one better! Dental hygienists provide expert and tailored advice on oral health. They can help you to improve your oral health routine and provide expert treatments.

If you’d like to make an appointment with Adrienne call Smiles Dental Galway today on 091 575 007 or email

Dr Musab Madi

Dr Musab Madi.

Dr James McGovern

Dr James McGovern has been a trusted dentist for generations of patients who value his gentle touch as much as his decades of experience. Voted the “Sensodyne Sensitive Dentist of the Year” in 2009, Dr McGovern is especially talented with children and nervous patients. James successfully ran his own dental surgery in Galway City for 35 years before joining the Smiles Dental Galway team in Middle Street where he continues his exemplary treatment of all patients.

Dr Musab Madi

Dr Madi has worked in private practice since qualifying in University College Cork with an honours degree. He Joined our practice here at Smiles Dental Galway after gaining experience in a number of practices here in Ireland. Dr Madi enjoys all aspects of dentistry including endodontics, periodontics and prosthodontics. He is a registered provider of Six Month Smiles, the short term orthodontic treatment designed to correct aesthetic discrepancies in as short a treatment time as possible. He has attended multiple courses including restorative, surgical and orthodontic programs and is constantly developing his skills and dental expertise by adding to the list of advanced dental procedures that he can provide.

In his spare time Dr Madi enjoys photography and is a sports enthusiast. He is a proud Gooner (Arsenal football club fan) and has a soft spot for the Galway GAA come the summer.