Meet The Team

All of our dentistry team boast years of experience in top quality dental care. Our skills are regularly updated to ensure that you receive up-to-date treatments and advice.

Mark Wilkinson
Mark WilkinsonPrinciple Dentist
Principle dentist, qualified from Manchester Dental School, England in 1983, as a Bachelor of Dental Surgery, and has been at Glenlyon since 1988. GDC number 57853. Married to Faith, with 3 daughters, and living on a farm on the Lancs/Yorks border doing a passable impression of the 80s sitcom ‘The Good Life’!
Leona Anderson
Leona AndersonPractice and Business Manager
Leona has been with the practice since 1967. Originally employed as a dental nurse, Leona became our practice and business manager over 20 years ago. Leona has an organised approach to keeping the practice running smoothly and is usually the first point of contact for patients. If you have any questions about the practice, Leona is the person to ask. Outside of the practice she enjoys renovations to the family home inside and out and is a passionate supporter of Blackburn Rovers Football Club and loves the occasional bit of shopping!
Lesley Dodds
Lesley DoddsSenior Dental Nurse
Lesley joined the practice in 1995 and qualified as a dental nurse in 2001. She also passed her dental radiography exams in 2006. Lesley works along side principle dentist Mark and also takes on reception duties. GDC Number 113097.
Janet Ashley - GDC 106141
Janet Ashley - GDC 106141Dental Hygienist / Therapist
Dip. Dent. Hygiene Lpool 2007,
Dip. Dent. Therapy Lpool 2007.

Janet is a highly experienced clinician with a long and varied dental career.

She has been involved in dentistry for over 25 years, qualifying as a Dental Hygienist/Therapist in 2007, having previously worked as a qualified dental nurse.
Her passion for knowledge and skill development led to her study the Combined diploma in Dental Hygiene & Dental Therapy at the University of Liverpool. Janet has a wealth of experience and knowledge of all things teeth related.

Janet joined our team in 2014 and brings her expertise to the practice in the field of dental hygiene & gum therapy. Her gentle touch is particularly useful when treating nervous patients.

Outside of work Janet loves to travel, whether that be holidays abroad or simply riding pillion around the British countryside. She is also a keen photographer and enjoys live music.

Ridhwaana Patel
Ridhwaana PatelHygienist/Therapist
Dip Dental Hygiene/Therapy Leeds 2008 GDC No 155468



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    We as a family found the whole practice – experience very friendly, relaxing and also professional and would like to “thank you” for this and also being the best dental practice we have had. We would not hesitate to recommend you all!

    I have always found the practice to be very good especially as I have had a few emergencies. I have been seen very quickly when this has happened. The practice has also been understanding about changing appointments.

    Dear Mr.Wilkinson, Many thanks for all your help & unfailing patience.

    Everyone is friendly and helpful, 1st class service, questions always answered fully. A truly friendly atmosphere.