Principal Dentist

Matthew Holyoak

Diploma in Restorative Dentistry(RCS Eng) in 2007.
MSc in Restorative Dentistry(Leeds) in 2010.
Lecturing: Locally in the North West & Nationwide.

GDC No: 63353

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.

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Associate Dentist

Tom Kerr

GDC: 79490

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. 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.


Mari Field

GDC: 2751

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.

Hygienist / Dental Therapist

Anna Elliott

GDC: 4093

Anna joined the Practice in the Summer of 2018 and enjoys treating nervous patients and helping patients improve and maintain their oral health and periodontal needs. She has spent her whole working career in dentistry starting as a trainee dental nurse qualifying at Leeds Dental hospital at the age of 19. Continuing her education at Liverpool Dental Hospital and qualifying as a Hygienist in 1991. She has since worked in NHS and private practices before a sense of adventure found her working abroad for four years in Riyadh Saudi Arabia where she met her husband. On returning to the UK they based themselves in Lytham and Anna has since worked around the Fylde Coast. In 2010 Anna decided to take the chance to do additional training and qualified as a Dental Therapist. Working at Styal prison for 2 years then securing more local work. Anna enjoys going to various gigs and concerts, long walks with her rescue dog ZZ and Meals out with Husband Pete.

Practice Manager

Jenny Gould

GDC: 125153

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.

Lead Dental Nurse

Hannah Wildish

GDC: 125152

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 Nurse

Zoe Cleaver

GDC: 247468

Fully qualified registered dental nurse for 12 years. Married to Danny, with 3 boys 7-15 years. Birmingham City fan, and regularly go to watch, hoping there performances improve and I can watch them in the Premier League

Dental Nurse

Justine Edge

GDC: 135554

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.

Dental Nurse

Louise Payne

I’m married, and mum to 2 daughters. I started my Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing in November 2020, after deciding to pursue a totally new career in dentistry during the pandemic. Previous to this I was a children’s swimming teacher. I enjoy being in the outdoors with my family, and in particular open water swimming.

Dental Nurse

Melissa Kitt

I qualified as a dental nurse in 2013 and one day aspire to become a dental hygienist. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my son and going for walks with my sausage dog.

Dental Nurse

Danielle Lambard

GDC: 201083

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.