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Dr Michelle Byrne

BDS | Associate Dentist | GDC No. 78100

Michelle qualified from The University of Birmingham in 2000 and worked locally as an associate for 3 years before returning to her home town of Lytham. Since returning home she has continued to work as a general dental practitioner gaining invaluable experience.

Michelle enjoys all aspects of dentistry and works hard to build positive relationships with all her patients ensuring they feel comfortable and confident attending for treatment. She has particular interest in minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry and facial aesthetics.

Michelle married her husband in 2006 and they have 2 children together. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and their growing number of pets!


Dr Cate Howard

Dentist | GDC No. 257869

Cate trained locally as a dentist in Preston and qualified with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery with Honours from the University of Central Lancashire. Cate completed her Dental Foundation Training in Blackpool before moving back to work in the local area.

Cate offers a full range of general dental services and aims to provide high quality dentistry in a relaxing environment. She is currently working towards a postgraduate qualification in order to join the Royal College of Surgeons.

In her spare time, Cate enjoys yoga, canoeing and catering to the whims of her


Dr Christos Gkovas

Dentist | GDC No. 210893

Christos is originally from Greece where he qualified and has had a practice there for 20 years.
He moved to the United Kingdom in 2012 and currently lives in Preston. Christos has a passion for dentistry and works six days a week, he also has an interest in cosmetic Dentistry. Christos has a very calming nature and is very good with nervous patients.In his spare time Christos likes to spend quality time with his family relaxing.


Qanih Al-Barzinji

Dentist BDS, Stat Exam IQE, MSc (Rest Dent), MFDS RCS (Edin), Cert. Implantology | GDC No. 83109

My focus is to deliver the high quality dentistry with a sound evidence base. I have a strong interest in restorative cosmetic dentistry as well as dental implant treatments. I have extensive experience in all aspects of restorative cosmetic dentistry, dental implants and Guided Bone Regeneration.

Post graduate achievements:

  • Diploma of Membership at Royal Colleges of Surgeons (Edinburgh) 2011
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Restorative Cosmetic Dentistry at UCLan 2011
  • One-Year Multi-System Implantology Course in Manchester 2012 which covered surgical and restorative phases of three major implant systems (Straumann, Astra and Noble Biocare)
  • Masters of Science in Restorative Cosmetic Dentistry at UCLan 2016

Private referrals accepted for the following disciplines:

  • Implant-supported dentures
  • All aspects of dental implants (surgical & restorative) and guided bone regeneration’s GBR
  • Socket preservation

Kate Oakden

Qualified in 2015 from UClan. Continued working in the local area since qualification.

Enjoy all aspects of general dentistry. I have completed advanced training in facial aesthetics.

Outside of dentistry, I enjoy long walks with my dog, road trips with my husband and collecting vinyl records!


Dr Arnold Gangaidzo

BDS University of Central Lancashire 2017 | Associate Dentist | GDC No. 271446

Arnold is originally from Zimbabwe and he moved to the UK in 1999. He completed a degree in medical physiology at the University of Leicester before studying dentistry at the University of Central Lancashire.

Arnold completed his dental foundation training in Chorley and he enjoys working with patients to improve their oral health.

Arnold has a keen interest in providing beautiful natural smiles using a minimally invasive approach. He is an Invisalign provider (clear braces) and is currently on a 2 year post-graduate course to expand his expertise within orthodontics using modern orthodontic appliances and techniques.

Outside of dentistry he collaborates with friends to produce music and enjoys walks with his wife in the countryside.

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