Our Practice

Christchurch Dental Centre is a private dental practice situated on the first floor of the purpose built Christchurch Family Medical Centre. We have a large car park to the rear of the building, access to practice via the lift or stairs.

At Christchurch Dental centre we aim to provide high quality affordable preventive care in a relaxed and caring atmosphere. We are committed to continuing dental education and keeping abreast of the changes in modern dentistry. We have the latest digital X-ray and imaging systems to assist with treatment planning.

Our dental practice has established itself amongst the local community and now provides dental services to thousands of people every year. We know as well as anyone that your smile is one of the most noticeable and memorable features of your face. That is why the whole dental team at the practice work hard to provide you and other patients with the very best dental healthcare. So, if you are seeking treatment or advice, or looking to register with our dental practice, do please contact us.

Our Practice Aims

At this practice we are commited to the provision of quality preservative dentistry to help keep your mouth in the best possible shape.

As a team, we will ensure

  • You have access to timely and professional dental care.
  • At all time, we will keep you informed of the reasons behind the need for any dental treatment.
  • We fully explain and note the costs of any dental care that you need.
  • As a priority, we provide you with pain-free dentistry.
  • This practice is commited to providing you with preventive dentistry supported by excellent customer services.

Our Practice Team

Everyone at our practice is committed to providing you with the very best in dental healthcare. Our dental team bring a wealth of experience to the practice and have individually obtained high standards of professional qualification.

Dr Alastair Dickson

  • Principal Dental Surgeon
  • BDS (U.Birm) 1985
  • Country of issue: United Kingdom
  • GDC registration number: 60637

Wendy Gibbins

  • Practice Manager
  • APM
  • Country of issue: United Kingdom

Deborah Tobin

  • Dental Nurse
  • National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2016
  • Country of issue: United Kingdom
  • GDC registration number: 265998 

Kathryn Harris

  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dip Dent Hygiene, University of Bristol 2001
  • Country of issue: United Kingdom
  • GDC Number : 5892

Lucinda Martindale

  • Dental Nurse
  • National Diploma in Dental Nursing NEBDN 2019
  • Country of issue: United Kingdom
  • GDC Number : 283486

Our Treatment Policy

Our practice treats adults and children under Private and Denplan contracts

Patient Confidentiality

Our practice adheres to the standards for patient confidentiality as set out by the governing body for Dentistry the General Dental Council. You can see details of this by downloading their guide "Principles of Patient Confidentiality".


Data Protection

Our practice fully complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. It is registered with the Information Commissioner's Office. Our registration number is Z2457907. Our practice data controller is Dr Alastair Dickson. To download the ICO guide to data protection please click here.


Care Quality Commission

Our practice is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our registration number is 1-153013039. 


Professional Registration

The General Dental Council (GDC) is the regulatory body of the dental profession in the United Kingdom. Their address is 37 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8DQ and their telephone number is 020 7887 3800. Our dentists and staff adhere to the regulations governing the profession by the GDC as set out in their publication "Standards for the Dental Team". You can find out more about the GDC on their website www.gdc-uk.org.


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