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.

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.

Dr Tom Siva

Originally from London, Tom completed an MSc in Biomedical sciences from Kings College London in 1997. Following this, Tom qualified as a dentist from The University of Liverpool in 2002. After qualifying as a dentist, Tom completed a postgraduate certificate/diploma in multisystem implantology in 2003. Since then Tom has completed an array of cases from simple single unit implant retained crowns to more complex multi-unit cases. He has also kept abreast of the latest techniques in implantology by attending postgraduate courses.

Tom has amassed a wealth of experience working in both NHS and private dental practice in the UK. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and strives to provide the highest standards of dental care. Tom also regularly attends post graduate lectures and continuing professional development events in order to keep abreast of the latest advances and techniques in Dentistry.