Dental Surgery Assistants (Nurses)

Anna Szumna

Anna is a Dental Surgery Assistant in Portobello Dental Clinic , she is qualified as a Dental Nurse and Dental Hygienist. She is Dr Helen Walsh’s nurse and has been with the clinic since 2008. Anna is currently carrying out cannulation training for IV sedation at Dublin Dental Hospital, and has had previous training in Endodontic and Orthodontic treatments. Anna is originally from Poland, but has been so Gaelicised that when her little boy was born in 2010, she name him Patrick 🙂

Iza Gruzewska

Iza is a Dental Surgery Assistant in Portobello Dental Clinic, she is qualified as a Dental Nurse and Dental Hygienist. She is Dr Edward Madeley’s nurse and has been with the clinic since 2008. Iza has had training in Endodontic and Orthodontic treatments. Iza likes running keeping fit and looking after her 2 year old boy, Robert. Iza also throws the occasional rocking house party!

Asta Makulaviciute

Asta is a Dental Surgery Assistant in Portobello Dental Clinic. Asta is qualified as a Dental Nurse. She is Dr.Madeley’s nurse and has been with the clinic since 2011. Asta enjoys her role in the practice and takes great care of our patients. She always comes in smiling and upbeat and is very caring to patients. She has had training in Orthodontic treatments such as Six Month Smiles.

Sajida Niazi

Sajida is our newest Dental Surgery Assistant to the clinic. She qualified from Trinity College with honours in Dental Surgery. She is Dr. Gina Kilfeather and Dr. Daisy McCarthy’s nurse.

Sajida has come on board to Portobello Dental in a dual role, to work both as a Dental Nurse and also as a Treatment Coordinator for our patients.

Sajida really enjoys working as part of the team and meeting the different patients. In the near future she is hoping to progress in her career and become a dentist.

In her spare time Sajida likes to keep fit by swimming and playing football.