Dr. Matthew Holyoak

Matthew Holyoak
BDS, Dip Rest Dent (RCS Eng), MSc (Rest Dent)
Principle Dentist at Woodlands Dental, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Clinical Supervisor MSc Restorative Dentistry, UCLan School of Medicine & Dentistry

Professional History Qualifications

  • 1988 – Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree from Glasgow University.
  • 2007 – Diploma in Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
  • 2009 – Master of Science Degree in Restorative Dentistry from the University of Leeds.
  • 2017 – Fellowship International Academy Dental Facial Aesthetics


  • Member Association of Dental Implantology (ADI)
  • Associate member British Society for Occlusal Studies (BSOS)
  • Former Full member of British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (BAAD)

Matthew maintains a private practice in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire with an emphasis on Cosmetic and Advanced Restorative dentistry.
He was also a Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry at the School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire where he is also the Clinical Education Supervisor on the MSc in Prosthodontics.
He has a specific interest in Aesthetic Dentistry including smile design, composite resin restorations, minimally invasive ceramic restorations and the restoration of dental implants.
He lectures on smile design, hands on training in composites, and restoring dental implants for FGDP, Ankylos Dental Implants, Tipton Training Limited, BARD, & the NW Deanery.
Teaching experience with FGDP, Diploma in Restorative Dentistry & UCLan MSc & CPD courses in Prosthodontics.
Invited to present at the prestigious Digital Dentistry Conference, Dubai 2017, subject “Treatment planning in a digital age”.
He is also a Clinical Opinion Leader with some of the UK’s leading dental companies, giving advice on the clinical use of restorative dental materials and the development of new materials and techniques.


Smile design: Rules, tools and strategies to help plan aesthetic restorative dentistry
Primary Dental Journal, FGDP: October 2013

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Smile Design: Rules, Tools & Strategies

Dr. Matthew Holyoak

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