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Our Dental Team


Mike Brindle is the founder of Fylde Dental Clinic.  In 1977 he qualified as a dental technician and subsequently gained advanced qualifications in orthodontics, crown and bridge, and denture construction.  In 1979 he opened his own dental laboratory, Northern Orthodontics, doing dental work for dentists throughout the country.  In 2007 Mike took the next major step in his career and became a CDT (clinical dental technician), meaning that he would be able then to see and treat patients in his own clinic.


After two years of study with the George Brown College of Toronto, a KSS Deanery course in Kent, and the successful completion of examinations by the Royal College of Surgeons, in 2009 Mike opened the Fylde Dental Clinic in St. Anne's where he personally constructs and fits dentures directly to the public.  In 2017, Mike became president of the BACDT (British Association of Clinical Dental Technicians).


In his leisure time, Mike enjoys flying light aircraft, and he has had his Private Pilot's Licence for over 30 years.


Kathy joined the FDC team in 2014 and now sees patients on Tuesdays.  She qualified as a dentist in 1978 and has worked for many years in the NHS as well as in the private sector.  Away from work, Kathy enjoys sailing and riding.

Mike Brindle Dip CDT Rcs (Eng)

Kathy Blackley


3 St Davids Road South, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 1TF

Email: Tel: 01253 714581

"Going The Extra Mile"

Dr Richard Malloch, BDS PG dip (Prosthodontics), is now seeing patients who need implant-retained dentures.  After qualifying at Newcastle Dental School in 1995, Richard has worked mainly in private restorative and implant practices throughout the UK.


Beginning in 1999, Richard began the first of four of Professor Paul Tipton’s postgraduate courses, those being:  The Restorative Theory Course, the Restorative Practical Course, the Aesthetic Dentistry Course, then lastly, the one-year Dental Implantology Course.


In 2003 Richard began working for the internationally acclaimed prosthodontist himself, Professor Paul Tipton, at his Manchester practice, carrying out cosmetic dentistry, general restorative dentistry, and implant restorative cases.  During this time and until the present, he is a senior instructor on all of Professor Tipton’s courses and now divides his time between providing restorative and implant services to several Northwest dental practices.


Patients feel fortunate to be treated by Richard, not only because of his exemplary qualifications, but they also appreciate that they are always listened to, something Richard considers of paramount importance.


During his leisure time, he enjoys playing golf, running, and playing the piano, Chopin’s music being a favourite.


Richard Malloch

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Lorna Wingfield


Lorna is our head dental nurse and practice manager at Fylde Dental Clinic. She qualified as a dental nurse in 2010 and has undertaken further qualifications in oral health education and radiography. We are very grateful to Lorna as she keeps us organised and succinct. In her spare time she loves running and spending time with her family.  

Vivian Chan 


Vivian Chan BDS has recently joined the Fylde Dental team and is taking on new patients on Wednesdays. She qualified as a dentist at Newcastle University in 2014 and has since worked in the NHS and privately. Vivian is interested in facial aesthetic treatments and straightening teeth with Invisalign Go. In her spare time Vivian enjoys eating out, yoga, knitting and baking.

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