Our Team

At Lynton Dental Care
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Sara Taylor

Sara Taylor

Practice Owner

Sara founded Expressions Dental Care Ltd together with Dr John Gregory in 2011. Sara has been involved in dental business for over 27 years having previously worked for Denplan Care Ltd who are now part of Simply Health for 20 years.

Sara is also a fully qualified dental nurse and can sometimes been seen covering for staff absence in the surgery, nursing or on the reception welcoming patients to the practice.

At home Sara is also busy with her twin sons who are in their first year of university and looking after her horse, dog and cats!!

Rhian Evans Brock

Rhian Evans Brock

Practice Manager

Rhian has been with expressions dental as a practice manager since 2012. Rhian took on the role of Lynton’s practice manager from the time we took over the practice in 2015. Rhian qualfied as a dental nurse over 18 years ago and has a wealth of knowledge regarding dental treatment and patient care.

Rhian always like to make herself available to speak with patients and is always on hand either at the practice or over the phone to chat and answer any patient questions they may have.

Rhian has a grown up son and is looking forward to becoming a grand parent this year. Rhian enjoys travelling with her husband and spending time with her family.

Dr Vishal Patel

Dr Vishal Patel

Dentist

Vishal qualified from Sheffield Dental School in 2006, finishing top of his year with Honours.

Vishal is dedicated to further education and has completed an 18 month Certificate Course in Cosmetic Dentistry in London and an Invisalign and C-Fact Braces Accreditation. He is also on the editorial board for a magazine aimed at young dentists.

Vishal loves to support good causes, having done the Manchester 10K run for Macmillan Cancer support as well as a charity skydive to raise money for his local hospital.

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Lisa Miller Dip DH Dip DT

Lisa Miller Dip DH Dip DT

Dental Therapist

Lisa has worked in dentistry for 24 years. She started as a Dental nurse and then proceeded to gain qualifications in Oral Health Education and Fluoride Varnish Application which enabled her to run her own fluoride clinics for a number of years.

Lisa is passionate about preventative care in dentistry and qualified as a Dental Hygienist/Therapist in 2013. Lisa covers a wide range of dental hygiene and therapy work with both adults and children and will give you individual tailored advice to enable you to maintain good oral hygiene.

Outside of dentistry she enjoys walking and spending quality time with her family.

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Sarah Goody

Sarah Goody

Dental Nurse / Receptionist

Sarah’s position here at Lynton dental Practice is the Practice Dental Nurse, with a qualification in NEBDN. She is a registered Dental Care Professional with the GDC and the BADN. Sarah has over 15 years’ experience of care in all sections and thoroughly enjoys her Dental career.

Sarah believes in creating a caring calming and relaxing environment within the dental surgery and her aim is to provide the highest standard of nursing available.

Sarah is a mum of two young boys who keep her busy, she enjoys weekends away in her caravan, walking her dog and general outdoor activities.

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Kath Havenhand

Kath Havenhand

Receptionist

Kath worked for 6 years as a Dental Technician specialising in Ceramic work. She qualified as a Dental Technician in 1999 with the usual BTEC National Diploma in Dental Technology having also completed an advanced course in Crown and Bridge work for a further Higher Certificate of Education with Manchester Metropolitan University.
She changed her career direction when she had her daughter and son and worked as a Dental Receptionist for 16 years working with our Hygienist Lisa Miller before coming to Lynton Dental Practice in March 2018. During this time she completed a 4 year sign language course achieving level 4 in Sign Supported English and uses this by socialising and supporting the Bury and Manchester Deaf and Deaf-Blind Community through Social clubs and fundraising. She has also achieved a Diploma in Reflexology and Aromatherapy.
She loves spending time with her family especially their holidays in Wales, going to Zumba with her daughter, and enjoys singing with Bury’s Rock Choir. She adores her 3 gorgeous rabbits and Chihuahua called Mr T.

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