About Us

Get to know Us Better

We thank you for investing your time into finding out more about us and hope to tell you everything you want to know about Pembroke Dental. Pembroke Dental’s trusted reputation is long established in Carlow Town with over 60 years’ experience. We now have clinics in Bunclody, Kilkenny, Wexford, and Waterford. We are a privately-owned clinic who are passionate about the delivery of first-class Dental, Skin and Foot Treatments and believe in providing exceptional Patient Care.

Everything about our service is personal; not only do we pride ourselves in supporting local communities and jobs; we are leaders in innovation and next-generation dentistry. We work hard at being the best and even harder at staying the best. Our success is driven by our highly engaged hand-picked team of passionate and inspired people who pride themselves on their sensitivity and insight into their patient's complexities and needs. Our aim is to achieve the best treatment outcome for you.

Our History

From the beginning

The Driving Force behind Pembroke Dental

Dr. Brenda Barrett is the owner and the Principal Dentist at Pembroke Dental. She graduated with honors from Trinity College Dublin in 1988 and spent five years in the UK in general practice. After undertaking a further year's post-graduate training in London, she returned home to her native Carlow and took over Pembroke Dental in 1995. Brenda continued her post-graduate education by studying Implantology and Restorative Dentistry. She completed a Diploma in Clinical Dentistry in 2002 and was awarded her Masters Degree in Clinical Dentistry from Trinity College, Dublin in 2018.


Despite been the Clinical Director and Mentor in a growing practice Brenda still spends three of her days a week in Surgery. Her love of all aspects of general dentistry and her relationship with her patients continues to drive her to deliver the very best in dental care. Brenda is also the leading skin Aesthetic Provider in Pembroke Dermal specialising in anti-wrinkle injections and fillers. A born leader Brenda, inspires, motivates and encourages the team to achieve her visionary goals for Pembroke, a journey always evolving. She is a perfectionist in everything she does.