Team

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.

 

Dentists

  • 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.

Hygienists

  • 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 enjoy travelling and socilaising with family and friends.

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

Reception

  • 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 Martin

    GDC No: 125152
    Role: Lead Dental Nurse / Practice managing

    I have worked at Woodlands Dental for 14 years . I qualified as a Dental  Nurse in May 1992.  I then progressed to take my Oral Health Educator exams, qualifying in May 2002.

    My hobbies are keeping fit.  I am an aerobics instructor and work part time in the evenings. I enjoy travelling the world and seeing different places. I look forward to seeing many more too.

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 keeping fit.

  • Name: Beth Allen

    GDC No: 202591
    Role: Dental Nurse

    I have worked at Woodlands Dental for 2 years now. I started here as a Trainee Dental Nurse on the Training 2000 Cadet course. I qualified as a Dental Nurse in April 2010.

    I am looking forward to extending may knowledge in Dentistry by doing the Oral Health Educators Certificate.

    I enjoy socialising with friends. I am interested in music and films and holidays in hot countries.

Contact Us

Contact Us: 01253 731800






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Care Quality Commission

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