We care about your smile ... and you

Christchurch Orthodontics was established by Fiona Boardman in 1979. Fiona was joined by David Tehrani in 2007 and together they lead the small and dedicated team that offers orthodontic treatment to both NHS and private patients. 


Fiona Boardman
GDC Registration No 48568

Fiona qualified as a dental surgeon from Guy’s Hospital (London University) in 1974 and then obtained the postgraduate qualification, the Diploma in Orthodontics (Royal College of Surgeons) whilst working in Southampton Hospital Orthodontic Department in 1978.


David Tehrani
GDC Registration No 77093

David graduated in 1999 as a dentist from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and completed his three-year postgraduate orthodontic training programme at Malmö University in Sweden. He was awarded a Master of Science in Orthodontics from the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm in 2003 and was also involved in teaching clinical orthodontics to undergraduates at Malmö University. 

Both Fiona and David are registered on the Specialist List of the General Dental Council (GDC) and adhere to the GDC standards for dental professionals.

Orthodontic treatment does mean that we will see you regularly over a number of months or even years and that’s why it is important to us that we build a close and trusting relationship. Therefore all our team work together to make your visits to our practice as friendly, relaxed and comfortable as possible so that you can feel confident that you have made the right choice. 

Our personal care and treatment will bring your smile to life.