Dr Enda Whelan

Enda graduated from National University of Ireland, Cork in 1991 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery. A native of nearby Abbeyleix, Enda left the Salesian College, Ballinakill to study Dentistry in 1986.
Following his graduation Enda travelled to England to gain experience in General Dental Practice. Enda worked in three dental surgeries in the Essex area, expanding his skill set and knowledge. Enda also furthered his education, spending time assisting Mr.Madden in Oral Surgery at Southend General Hospital. Enda completed his training in Intravenous Sedation, achieving SAAD certification (Society for the Advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry), followed by a clinical attachment at Guys Hospital, London.
On his return journey to Ireland, Enda completed a world tour travelling from the UK, through Africa, India, Nepal, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Australia and New Zealand before returning via a brief visit to the United States. Enda then spent a year working for the Health board in Co. Clare and Kilkenny before deciding on Portlaoise, for his dental practice.

Enda set up Churchview Dental in Portlaoise in 1997 initially a single surgery practice at Bridge Street, expanding to the current purpose-built three surgery practice on the Dublin Road, Portlaoise in 2006.

Enda is married with four boys; he enjoys all sports especially cycling, tennis, golf and hurling. Enda trains the local Harps juveniles GAA team and an underage Lions soccer team.