Our motivated and enthusiastic team will give you outstanding service. All our dentists work with Zeiss loupes to offer the highest standard in any dental treatment you need. We have trained in all fields of dentistry under one roof so that if you need specific treatment, you'll have no need to go elsewhere. We offer the highest standard in both preventative dentistry and in any treatment that you could possibly need.

All our team members, both clinical and non-clinical, participate in highly focused internal training programmes.

At Woodlands Dental, our number one priority is to make sure that our patients receive the ultimate in both service and dental care.



  • Name: Matthew Holyoak

    GDC No: 63353
    Role: Principal Dentist

    Matthew trained in Glasgow, qualifying in 1988.

    Completed Year long implant training program with Ashok Sethi in 1996.

    Full member, British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry by election in 2000.

    • Diploma in Restorative Dentistry(RCS Eng) in 2007.
    • MSc in Restorative Dentistry(Leeds) in 2010.

    Lecturing: Locally in the North West & Nationwide.

    1. Ankylos Implant teaching program.
    2. Operative and Aesthetic dentistry, for Royal College of surgeons, England.
    3. Smile Design & Aesthetic Dentistry, North West Deanery.
    4. Hands-on Composite restorations.

  • Name: Tom Kerr

    GDC No: 79490
    Role: Associate Dentist

    I have known Tom for many years, through our mutual interests in dentistry and sport, in particular golf, cycling and skiing. I am delighted Tom is joining our team at Woodlands Dental, where he will bring tremendous qualities that will benefit our patients. Matthew

    Tom was born and educated in Northern Ireland before studying dentistry at the University of Sheffield, graduating in 2001. He has worked in Lytham St Annes since qualification and has also experienced a brief period in Australia. Tom is experienced in all aspects of general restorative dentistry, which enables him to effectively treat all adults and children with confidence for long term success.He has a great sense of humour and personal charm enabling him to communicate effectively with patients, ensuring they understand the treatment options available to them empowering them to make informed decisions to maintain excellent oral health. This common ethos is shared by all the team at Woodlands Dental.


  • Name: Mari Field

    GDC No: 2751
    Role: Hygienist

    Qualified at Liverpool Dental Hospital in 1984. Specialising in the treatment of nervous patients. Working part time in between looking after 3 boys, 1 dog & five hens.

  • Name: Felicity Whitham

    GDC No: 152676
    Role: Hygienist/Dental Therapist

    I qualified as a hygienist/Dental Therapist at Sheffield University in 2008

    I moved to Lancashire from Yorkshire in 2008 and got married to Andrew, who is a dentist, in 2012.

    I have a daughter who was born in 2013, who keeps me very busy.

    I keep up to date by attending periodontal courses as often as possible.


  • Name: Jenny Gould

    GDC No: 125153
    Role: Practice Manager

    I have worked at the practice since 1994 as a receptionist. I qualified as a Dental Practice Manager in 1998. I am also a GDC registered dental nurse. 

    I am married with 2 children and enjoy spending time with my family and friends. 

  • Name: Hannah Wildish

    GDC No: 125152
    Role: Lead Dental Nurse

    I have worked at Woodlands Dental Since 1997 . I qualified as a Dental  Nurse in May 1992.  I then progressed to take my Oral Health Educator Certificate, qualifying in May 2002.

    I am married with two step children, I enjoy our family holidays, playing tennis and running. I recently completed the Freckleton Half Marathon.

Dental Nurses

  • Name: Justine Edge

    GDC No: 135554
    Role: Dental Nurse

    I Qualified as a Dental Nurse in November 1992 and joined the practice in October 2000.

    I am married and have 2 children both girls who enjoy theatre arts and dancing.

    I have also enjoyed dancing and performing in the past and now enjoy helping my children in their performances.

    I enjoy trips to the theatre and baking lots of cakes for the team.

  • Name: Elise Clarke

    GDC No:
    Role: Trainee Dental Nurse

    I am currently training to be a dental nurse with training 2000.

    I'm due to qualify in August 2018.

    I enjoy socialising with friends and hope to study Dental Hygiene in the future.

  • Name: Danielle Lam-Bard

    GDC No: 201083
    Role: Dental Nurse

    I work at Woodlands Dental part time as well as doing promotional work.

    I qualified as a Dental Nurse in 2010.

    I enjoy going on holidays and keeping fit at the gym.

Contact Us

Contact Us: 01253 731800

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Woodlands Dental are registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC)