Owen qualified as a dentist in 1984 in University College Cork and went on to study and qualify as an Orthodontic Specialist in 1991 from the Eastman Dental Hospital in London.
In 1992 Owen returned to Ireland and set up his private specialist practice. He now has two practices.
Owen went down the digital route in the early 2000’s. It is an area that fascinates him.
He was Invisalign certified in 2006 and Suresmile certified in 2011.
He offers all treatment types in his practice and sometimes mixes different varieties of treatments to offer a complete bespoke, individual, orthodontic solution.
Owen first began using DM in 2015 and came completely onboard in 2020.
On Invisalign first global pilot study 2017
2017..joined the Align faculty. Owen lectures worldwide for Align.
He is a key opinion leader and
He beta-tests products for both Align and Dentsply (Suresmile).
Owen is part of the Align mandibular advancement expert group. (EMEA)
He also lectures nationally and internationally on orthodontics particularly in relation to digital technology.
Owen is a member of the UK and Ireland Advisory Board for Invisalign.
Owen is the top Invisalign provider for children in Ireland.
Owen was president of the Orthodontic Society of Ireland 2010/11
Owen was the international representative for Ireland on both EFOSA (European Federation Orthodontic Society Association) and FEO (Federation of European Orthodontists) between 2007 /2017.