Dr O’Connell received her dental degree from University of Edinburgh. She has run her own private dental practice in Edinburgh for over 20 years. She has received her MFGDP and FFGDP from the Royal College of Surgeons London and her Diploma of Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh.
She is currently the committee member for Scotland on the Association of Dental Implantology board.
She has been using Cerec technology since 2008, and believes the increased success of her practice has much to do with the implementation of digital dentistry within the practice.