Dr. Anna Barlach Pritchard – Special interest in Oral Surgery, Cleveleys


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Anna has been a dental practitioner for 22 years and worked both in general practice and the hospital service.  She has special interests in oral surgery, education and training. As well as a dental qualification (DDS), Anna has an MSc in Oral Surgery (distinction) from the University of Central Lancashire’s School of Medicine and Dentistry , MFDS from the Royal college of surgeons in both Edinburgh and London and a Post graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. Anna is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Member of the Faculty of Dental trainers at the Royal College of surgeons in Edinburgh.

In 2013 Anna took up the role of clinical teacher on the two-year clinical dental technician course at UCLan, and in 2014 she was appointed as a senior clinical teacher at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Since 2014 Anna has been responsible for the part time MSc course in oral surgery at UCLan, and has participated in both the academic and clinical teaching and assessments of qualified dentists studying for the Master’s degree. 

Anna has clinical training in dental implantology and intravenous sedation and has completed the Royal College of Surgeons courses on CBCT imaging and reporting. Anna works in general dental practice delivering both general dentistry and minor oral surgery services with sedation on the tier two scheme at Aesthetic Dental Solutions in Cleveleys and Lytham.

Anna is currently studying part time for a PhD at UCLan School of Pharmacy and biomedical Sciences. Her research is focused on the oral microbiome’s involvement in Alzheimer ’s disease, and how oral bacteria affect the blood brain barrier.


Dentistry / DDS Aarhus, Denmark, 1992-1997

VT training, Lancaster, 1998-1999

MSc oral surgery (distinction), UCLan, 2013

MFDS RCS Edin, 2016

PGCert LTHE, 2016

MFDS RCS England ad eundem, 2016

Currently studying for a PhD part time at UCLan



Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the Faculty of Dental trainers at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh


Anna is currently undertaking research in the role of the oral microbiome in neurodegenerative disease.


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