Melissa Ryan completed her Higher Certificate in dental nursing in Athlone Institute of Technology in 2005-2007. During this time, she completed her placement in Athenry Dental Practice.
Working alongside Dr. Mangan for 6 years inspired Melissa to continue learning and she completed the Oral Health Promotion and Dental Radiography courses.
Melissa returned to Trinity College Dublin to study full-time from 2011 to 2013. Since then, Melissa has been working full time as a dental hygienist in both private and specialist clinics and she thoroughly enjoys her work.