Call us on: 01253 354531
112 Red Bank Rd, Blackpool, Lancashire FY2 9DZ

About Us

Meet The Team

Bispham Dental Care has been at the forefront of high quality dentistry since our establishment in 1963. The three partners are Robin Caro, Mark Collinson and Kulwinder Virdee. We are a mainly private practice and also offer dental payment plans arranged by Denplan. Come and join our highly qualified team dedicated to giving you the best care in a warm and friendly environment.

Robin Caro BDS GDC number 60554

Robin graduated from Liverpool Dental Hospital in 1985 and spent the next two years as a volunteer dentist in Israel. He has extensive experience in many areas of general dental practice and enjoys the challenge of keeping up to date with all the latest developments. Outside of the surgery he enjoys spending many peaceful and happy hours walking in the Lake District with wife Liz and his children, Yoni and Myah. He also loves skiing and following his local rugby team Fylde when there is time.


Mark Collinson B.Ch.D GDC number 66624

Mark grew up on the Fylde coast before enrolling at Leeds Univerity to train as a dentist. After qualifying Mark worked in the North East for a short time before joining the practice in 1992. Since then he has attended many courses to improve his knowledge and skills. Mark also is a part time Tutor to dental students at UCLAN. In his spare time, when not being run ragged by his two children, Mark enjoys playing badminton, going swimming and watching cricket.


Kulwinder Virdee BDS MFDS RCS MJDF RCS GDC number 72388

Kuli qualified from Kings College, London, and immediately joined the Specialist department in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and later in Restorative Dentistry at Kings. As a partner here since 2000, he has undertaken a Diploma in Implant Dentistry for two years, sedation training and gained two Diplomas from the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh and London. He is delighted to be an Examiner for the Royal College as well as part time Tutor to dental students at UCLAN. Kuli regularly attends training both in the UK and abroad. His spare time is spent travelling with wife Sohni, also a dentist, as well as pursuing his passions – photography, cricket and cooking. However, since the birth of his twin daughters his spare time is strictly limited!


Pamela-HygienistPamela Walker – Dental Hygienist – GDC number 5369

Pam has worked at the practice since 1986. She started as a dental nurse and then qualified as a dental hygienist at Liverpool Dental School in 1998. Outside of work she enjoys her time with her two lovely daughters who keep her busy with their dancing and show performances. Pam also  enjoys socialising and going to the theatre with her friends and family.


Jean-NurseJean Dunkerley – Head Dental Nurse – GDC number 118005

Jean joined the practice in 1994 and qualified as a dental nurse in 1996 and as an oral health educator in 1998.

Jean enjoys all aspects of her job, dental nursing, reception and decontamination.

When Jean’s not working she enjoys spending time with her young family and performing on stage with Thornton Cleveleys Operatic Society.


Lucy-May-NurseLucy May Dewhurst – Dental Nurse – GDC number 221880

Lucy started working at the practice in July 2009 at the tender age of 15. She works with mainly Mr Caro in the yellow surgery and occasionally in reception and the decontamination room. Her interests include shopping and socialising with friends with a cocktail or two!


Clare-NurseClare Hester – Receptionist

Clare has been a staff member here since 2001 when she moved here from county Durham. Clare is a qualified dental nurse and has recently completed a NVQ level three in customer service. Clare now works in reception.

Clare’s spare time is spent with her husband two daughters and her dog Floyd, Clare also enjoys listening to all kind of music and enjoys seeing local bands play.


Lucy-NurseLucy Clarke – Dental Nurse – GDC number 197945

Lucy is married with two children. She is originally from Altrincham but has lived in Thornton since 2008 where she settled with her husband Michael. She has been a dental nurse since 2008 and joined the practice in 2012. She loves working with Mr Virdee having fun and giving people beautiful smiles!


Loren-NurseLoren Glover – Dental Nurse – GDC number 268971

Loren joined the practice in  September 2014 as a trainee dental nurse and became fully qualified in 2016. Loren mainly works in Mr Collinson’s surgery and in the decontamination room. In her free time she enjoys socialising with friends and family, going on weekend trips away and shopping.


Anna-ReceptionistAnna Bailey – Receptionist

Anna has worked at the practice since 2010 as part time receptionist.  Before working at the practice Anna studied for her degree at Bradford University and travelled with her husband. Anna has 2 young children and in her spare time enjoys family time and crafts like crocheting and sewing.


Lynne-NurseLynn Mawdsley – Receptionist

Lynn has worked at the practice since 1991 as a receptionist . Lynn enjoys her role as receptionist as she enjoys meeting new people . Lynn has been married for 41 years and has 2 grown up sons & 4 grandchildren . Lynn has many hobbies include jogging , cycling , cooking & reading.


Opening Times

Monday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday CLOSED