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Meet The Team

Lam Dental Care is a family orientated practice providing high quality care for all ranges of patients.  The team are all very highly trained and in some cases have been working together for over 27 years at this practice.

Dr Michael Lam BDS - Implant Dentist


The eldest son of Dr Alan Lam.  Joining the team in 2012 Michael has a wealth of experience from working in the Newcastle Dental Hospital and also completing Dental Foundation Training.  He is an implant dentist with a certificate from the British Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistry.


He aspires to travel the world and his interests include following the Formula 1, Premier league football and the NFL.  He also enjoys skiing and snowboarding in the winter.


Birth place - Sunderland

2000-'07 - Emmanuel College, Gateshead

2012 Graduate at Newcastle University Dental School

Dr Jonathan Lam BDS - Dentist


The second and younger son of Dr Alan Lam.  Joining the family practice in 2013, also graduated from Newcastle University and completing Dental Foundation Training. 


He is a keen musician, and you may see him around Newcastle at different open-mic nights.  He has just got married recently, and plays basketball in the weekends. 


Birth place - Sunderland

2001-'08 - Park View, Chester-Le-Street

2013 Graduate at Newcastle University Dental School

Dr Alan Lam BDS Dentist and founder

Dentist and founder of Lam Dental Care since 1987.  

After previously working as an associate in 1984 at this same practice, Dr Alan Lam later returned to take over and has been providing quality care since 1987.

Graduated from Newcastle University, Class of 1984, giving him 30 years of experience.  He enjoys all aspects of dentistry, especially cosmetic smile designs.


Outside of work Alan is a very keen Ballroom/Latin dancer, competing since 2011 in many UK competitions with his wife, Eunice. Proundly so, they are the 2015 UK over 35 Modern Ballroom and Classical Sequence Champion. He currently teaches dancing when he is not working at the practice.  He is also a keen badminton and squash player. 


Birth place - Hong Kong

1975-77 boarding school- Ashville College, Harrogate

1984 Graduate at Newcastle University Dental School

Lisa Nicholson - Dental Nurse


A registered Dental Nurse, started as Nurse trainee in 1993 working full time until starting a family in 2004 and changed to part time.

Gillian Short - Dental Nurse


A registered Dental Nurse, started as a YTS in 1987 then full time till 1993, left to have a son called Jamie. Re-joined us in 2004.

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