At Barna Village Dental we are an experienced, professional and friendly team. 

We aim to put you at ease from the moment you arrive.  Together we wish to make your visit a positive one that will keep you smiling all day.  So heres our team...

Dr. Katie Reynolds

Katie qualified with distinction in 2002 from Queens University Belfast and after working in the UK and Australia settled into life in Galway in 2006. 
Katie lives in Furbo with her husband and three kids. Together with her brilliant team Katie prides herself in providing  a unique patient journey that allows all her patients to avail of honest and quality dental treatment in comfortable surroundings. 

At the weekends Katie can be found either chauffeuring the kids around their busy schedules, running the roads in a bid to keep fit or at every given opportunity watching Ireland win in the Aviva stadium!


  • Batchelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Queen's University Belfast


dr Norette kearney

A Cork native, Norette qualified with an Honours degree in 2006 from UCC, from which she achieved the top award for Oral Health Care and Prevention.   Having worked in Scotland and travelled in Australia, Norette took a leap of faith and moved to Galway in 2009 and fell in love with all its charms.  Norette has a special interest in treating nervous patients of all ages, and prides herself in creating a very relaxed and supportive environment for all her patients.  In her spare time Norette is a keen cook and loves whipping up new recipes, and likes to maintain a balance with regular yoga and plenty of fresh air on the prom with her beloved husband and pet pooch.


  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDSHons), National University of Ireland Cork


dr raymond power dentist

A native of Limerick, Ray worked in Cancer care as a Radiation Therapist in Galway University Hospital before returning to study Dentistry at University College Cork. Ray graduated with an Honours degree in Dentistry, and was also recognised for his passion for Endodontics (Root canal treatment) receiving an award from the American Association of Endodontics for his work in root canal therapy. Ray enjoys all aspects of Dentistry, especially cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry,

When not working Ray enjoys travel and photography, and is very happy to be living back in the west of Ireland.


  • Bachelor of Dental surgery (BDSHons), National University of Ireland Cork


Sile Melia
Dental Hygienist

Sile previously worked as a dental nurse and progressed to qualify with first class honours from UCC as a dental hygienist.  Sile has that natural ability to put her patients at ease and enjoys  the variety in treating all different age groups.

Sile will greet you with a  warm welcome and educate you about your gum health through good oral hygiene at home and routine cleanings at Barna Village Dental.

Sile is a Galway supporter and along with her Dad tries to make it to Croke park as often as she can. 


  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene (DipDHyg), University College Cork

Marion Griffin
Qualified Dental Nurse

Marion has 3 years experience in the dental field and is a native Irish speaker.  Marion has the added responsibility of being our cross infection nurse and oversees the rigorous cross infection protocols at Barna Village Dental. 

Marion is a keen footballer and often has to explain the various bruises on a Monday morning.  She is wonderful with children and can put them at ease in an instance. (Marion and Katie first met when Marion was a childminder looking after her kids.)


  • Diploma in Dental Nursing Trinity College Dublin (DDH TCD)

Jennifer Griffin
practice manager

You will receive a warm welcome from Jennifer when you arrive at Barna Village Dental. Jennifer has 8 years experience in customer service and prides herself in delivering a welcoming, professional and efficient service - always with a smile.  Jennifer ensures a relaxed environment and is always happy to help you with any queries.

Jennifer is calm and super organised and is always as glamorous  as ever.