Dr Charlotte McCarra

Consultant Paediatric Dental Surgeon
Dr Charlotte McCarra, Consultant Paediatric Dental Surgeon

Secretary: Faye

Areas of Specialty

  • Paediatric Dental Surgery


  • Degree in Dentistry from Trinity College Dublin (2014)
  • Doctorate in Dental Surgery (Paediatric dentistry) Trinity College Dublin (2021)


Dr Mc Carra graduated with honours from Trinity College Dublin in 2014. Following graduation, Charlotte travelled to Singapore where she worked as a general dentist for one year while also travelling around Southeast Asia. In 2016, she returned to Ireland and worked as a Senior House Officer in paediatric dentistry in the Dublin Dental University Hospital. At this time, she was awarded the Deans Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for achieving the highest result in their postgraduate membership examinations. In 2017, she was offered a one-year registrar post with Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin where her passion for children’s dentistry grew.

In 2018, Charlotte returned to Trinity College Dublin to pursue a full-time three-year Clinical Doctorate in Paediatric Dentistry. Her doctoral thesis focused on second primary molar enamel defects investigating their prevalence and awareness amongst Irish dentists.
Charlotte is passionate about all aspects of paediatric dentistry. She strives to provide dental care that is patient-centered and is focused on achieving a positive dental experience for all children. In addition to her position as a specialist paediatric dental surgeon Charlotte holds a paediatric dentistry teaching role at the Dublin Dental University Hospital.