Principal Dentist & Co-Owner of the Practice
Dr Przemek Popielarek DDS
Przemek graduated in 1994 from Warsaw Medical University. Following qualification he worked in the Prosthodontic Department of Warsaw Medical University and taught undergraduate students in prosthodontics until 2003. In the same year he completed his five year speciality training and has become a registered specialist in the area of prosthodontics. Between 1995 and 2005 Przemek worked in a number of private state-of-the-art dental clinics in Warsaw offering a full range of dental treatments with a strong emphasis on prosthodontics and dental aesthetics. In 2005 he left Poland and moved to the UK where he worked in two mixed, NHS and private, practices and continued his postgraduate training by attending two one-year part-time courses in Restorative Dentistry and Aesthetic Dentistry in the renowned Paul Tipton’s St. Ann’s Dental Education Centre in Manchester.
In 2008 Przemek moved to Ireland and joined a private dental practice in Drogheda. Since then, after attending numerous practical and theoretical courses in the world-renowned Dawson Academy in the UK and USA, he has become one of only a few Dawson dentists in Ireland. A Dawson dentist is one who has dedicated many hours of postgraduate education to learn how to care for patients at the highest ethical and professional level. A primary principle of Dawson dentistry is to do what is necessary to achieve long-term maintainable health and comfort as well as the creation and maintenance of a beautiful and natural smile. As a Dawson dentist Przemek is trained in an analysis of bite problems and related disorders of the TMJ (jaw joints). Through the Dawson Academy and other training courses Przemek continually updates his knowledge of the latest materials and methods so he is able to provide the finest in smile design that can stand the long test of time. There is no more beautiful smile that the one which is in harmony with the anatomy and contour of the individual face and Dawson dentistry provides the most natural and beautiful results available for dental restorations.
In 2011 Przemek became a certified provider of INVISALIGN – the world’s best known system of nearly invisible clear aligners which is a great alternative to fixed braces for teen and adults. Przemek is also a certified provider of Six Months Smile which is a popular short-term fixed orthodontic system for adults.
In 2013 Przemek moved to the Westport area and became a co-owner and principal dentist of Westport Dental Centre. He lives with his wife, Agnieszka, in the lovely area of Rosmalley and enjoys trekking, mountain biking and windsurfing.