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Meet the team – CFD Blackpool

Date: 26 November 2018 Category:

Meet the team – CFD Blackpool

Our practice in Blackpool is open 6 days a week, from early mornings to late evenings. The bright and modern practice is conveniently located within Sainsbury’s on Talbot Road with plenty of parking, making your visit to the dentist a little easier. The practice is in the centre of town, beside Blackpool North Train Station and walking distance from a range of shops and cafés.

We stand for great dental care at affordable prices. We offer treatments ranging from general dentistry, fillings and dentures to teeth whitening, veneers and dental implants. We also offer a wide range of finance options, helping you pay for your treatment in a way that suits you.

Our friendly dental team love talking to patients and providing you with the highest standard of patient care. We pride ourselves on being as flexible as possible and offer early morning and evening appointments for a variety of treatments. At Centre for Dentistry, we aim to make your visit to the dentist as convenient as possible. Meet our friendly team, here to help you look after your smile –

Dr Fernando Bockmann - Dentist at Centre for Dentistry Blackpool Dr. Fernando Bockmann (Brazil, 2014)

Dentist, GDC No. 264311

I graduated in Brazil in 2014 and have done two post graduate courses there as well; one in Dental Implantology and the other in Dental Prosthodontics. I will always try to save teeth wherever possible and want people to feel at ease when they visit me at CFD Blackpool. I am passionate about cosmetic dentistry. Providing smile makeovers with veneers, cosmetic fillings or metal-free crowns to give someone the confidence to smile freely is something that I love.

Eleni Krikou - Dentist at Centre for Dentistry Blackpool Dr. Eleni Krikou (Greece, 2014)

Dentist, GDC No. 274472

I studied dentistry in Greece and graduated in 2014. I then volunteered as an Associate Dentist at the Naval Hospital in Athens. In parallel, I worked as a dentist assistant at the Department of Paediatric Dentistry, Athens Dental School, treating children and people with special needs. During 2016-17 I worked as a dentist in my own private practice and am now looking forward to caring for my patients at CFD Blackpool. I’ve attended a variety of dental conferences and courses to keep informed about the latest dental advancements and ensure I offer my patients the highest standard of dental treatment. I hope to meet you soon and help you smile with confidence!

Scott Walker

Dental Therapist and Hygienist, GDC No. 153042

I am a qualified Dental Therapist and Dental Hygienist with over 9 years’ experience. I gained my qualification during my career with the Royal Air Force and have since gone on to complete my qualifications in Facial Aesthetics and provide wrinkle relaxation injections and dermal fillers here at Centre for Dentistry. I enjoy all aspects of my clinical role and aim to provide a friendly and professional service to all my patients.

Dr Krishan Varma - Implant Surgeon at Centre for Dentistry

Dr. Krishan Varma BDS MJDF RCS (Eng) MSc (Implantology)

Implantologist, GDC No. 113646

Dr Varma is experienced in the surgical and restorative aspects of dental implants. He qualified from Manchester University in 2007, and since then he has been dedicated to providing the highest standards of care to his patients. In 2009-2010 he completed three year-long training programmes in restorative and implant dentistry in Manchester with specialist prosthodontist Dr Paul Tipton, and was also awarded the Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons. He then continued with a further degree in Aesthetic Dental Implantology at the University of Central Lancashire, leading to the award of Master of Science, with Merit, in 2014. He also studied internationally at some of the world’s leading dental centres, including Harvard and Tufts Universities in Boston, and The Kois Centre in Seattle, an advanced program teaching the latest scientific advances in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry.  This training alongside some of the world’s most renowned dental implant experts has helped him develop the knowledge and skill to treat cases from a single tooth to full mouth restorations and immediate ‘same day’ implants.

Maria Davia - CFD Preston & Blackpool

Maria Davis

Practice Manager, GDC No. 163026

I have worked in dentistry since 2000. I am a qualified dental nurse and the Practice Manager of a charismatic team who are all devoted to providing excellent patient care. Here at CFD, we provide a unique experience for our patients in a modern and relaxing setting. I am proud to say that we have helped lots of patients overcome their fears and have fantastic dentists who take the time to listen to your dental needs to ensure your experience is one to smile about. Please call in to have a look round and speak to a member of our friendly team.

Visit us next time you’re in Sainsbury’s and have a look around the practice. You’ll find us on the left as you enter the store through the main entrance – by the checkouts. We’re welcoming new patients with appointment available Monday to Saturday. You can register and book by calling the practice 01253 420002 or emailing Alternatively, you can also book online or via our app.