Viraj Patel


Dentistry is more of a passion than a job for Viraj where the challenge of providing excellent dentistry at minimum discomfort is the highest priority. He brings with him a vast experience of working in private practices and in Hospital settings. He keeps building on his skill sets by embracing new technology and keeping up to date with latest developments in materials and techniques in dentistry.

Married to Avani, they have two young children. Outside dentistry he enjoys travelling, reading and cricket.

Caroline Greenwood

Dental Nurse

Caroline qualified as a Dental nurse after gaining the NEDB award in 2008. She really enjoys being a part of the small team here at CCDC and is proud to be involved in giving out patients a confident smile. She keeps up to date with her continued professional development and is registered with the GDC. She likes to attend new courses to further develop her skills and gain experience.

Outside of work, she enjoys cooking and her holidays with her husband.

Julie Griffiths


Julie has been with the practice for about 20 years. Before joining as a receptionist Julie used to be a dental nurse. She is great at communicating with patients, offering them any assistance and reassurance at all times.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, going on holidays, walking and reading.

Samantha Gerrard


Sam is the newest member of our team. She is really enjoying her role at reception. Sam has been working in Health and Social Care for the past 12 years, mainly in residential care working with the elderly. She has NVQ levels 2 and 3 in health and social care. She likes working with people and helping in anyways possible.

She is a mum to two lovely boys and in her spare time enjoys walking reading and loves spending time with her boys going bowling.




58 Coal Clough Lane Burnley,
BB11 4NS

01282 420978

Opening hours

Monday 09:00am 04:30pm
Tuesday 09:30am 05:00pm
Wednesday 09:30am 05:00pm
Thursday 10:00am 05:00pm
Friday 09:00am 2:00pm
Saturday closed  
Sunday closed