Dr David Murnaghan qualified from Queens University Belfast in 2006. He completed a year long implant certificate at age 24 with Dr Raj Patel in 2007 and has continued to be mentored by Dr Patel up until the present day.
David has worked in several private practices North and South of the border in Ireland. He has placed and restored over 500 implants and also carried out many smile makeovers and full mouth rehabilitations.
Since qualification David has invested in numerous postgraduate courses including a year long Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry Certificate at the Eastman UCL in 2009. He became a member of the Joint Dental Faculties RCS (Eng) in 2010. David is now Director of the Northern Ireland Division of the Faculty of the Royal College of Surgeons England and is the youngest ever director of this at age 32.
In 2012 David set up Boyne Dental and Implant Clinic initially as a squat practice and this has progressed into a bespoke 5 surgery practice in the Old Courthouse building in Navan town centre. Boyne Dental and Implant Clinic was recently voted Best New Dental Practice in Ireland 2016. David was also a Finalist in the Rising Star category at the Irish Dental Awards 2016.
As evidence of the commitment to clinical excellence Boyne Dental and Implant Clinic has invested in a Sirona CBCT scanner (for which he is a Key Opinion Leader in Ireland) to aid implant treatment planning and accepts referrals from practices North and South of Ireland.
In 2016 David has spoken at events on both Implant Dentistry and the Business of Dentistry across Ireland and the UK. He has been mentoring local practitioners within the Implant field for over 5 years.