Dr Thomas Hartridge BDS, FDS, MSc, MOrth (GDC reg number 71888)
Tom graduated from Bristol Dental Hospital in 1996 and obtained his orthodontic postgraduate qualifications from Bristol University and the Royal College of Surgeons in 2001. He is on the GDC specialist list for orthodontics.
Before qualifying as a specialist orthodontist Tom has worked as a general dentist and also worked for a number of years in hospital oral surgery posts. This provides the experience and knowledge to deal with the many problems seen in a specialist orthodontic practice.
Tom lives in Southsea with his wife and two young children, who keep him very busy when he's not working!
Dr Nicholas Turnbull BDS, FDS, MSc, MOrth, FDS (Orth) RCS Edin
Nick graduated from Cardiff Dental Hospital in 1992 and obtained his postgraduate qualifications from the Royal London Dental Hospital and the Royal College of Surgeons. He is on the GDC specialist list for orthodontics.
Following qualification as a specialist orthodontist he worked as a Consultant for the Royal Navy in Portsmouth. More recently, he continues to hold a part-time NHS Hospital Consultant post at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth. He is closely involved in teaching and training new orthodontists and keeps up to date on the latest techniques by attending regular meetings and courses. He also lectures at clinical meetings regionally and nationally, and is a member of the British Orthodontic Society, the European Orthodontic Society, and the World federation of Orthodontists.
Nick has a clinical interest in adult orthodontics, high speed low friction treatment (Damon system) and low visibility cosmetic orthodontics.
Nick lives in Southsea with his wife and young daughter. His interests include running (he has completed a few marathons recently and the Great South Run most years) and snowboarding.
All treatment in the practice is carried out by General Dental Council (GDC) registered specialists in Orthodontics. We have all been trained to Specialist level and gained Masters degrees and Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons examinations in orthodontics. The comprehensive specialist training allows us to treat all types of complex dental orthodontic problems with the most up to date appliances and materials. View the GDC specialist list at:
Our professional support staff
Sara Wiseman - Practice Manager/Orthodontic Dental Nurse GDC: 125016
Our Professional Associations
British Orthodontic Society (Member)
European Orthodontic Society (Member)
World federation of Orthodontists (Member)
British Dental Association (Member)
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (Fellows)
Treatment by registered UK
General Dental Council Specialists
GENERAL DENTAL COUNCIL–
Orthodontic treatment involves
the wearing of fixed braces or
removable braces which are used
to straighten your teeth and correct your bite. Both children and adults can benefit from orthodontic treatment
All forms of orthodontics available
including cosmetic tooth-
coloured braces or hidden braces
Payments can be evenly spread
over the treatment duration with
no credit charges
NHS OR PRIVATE TREATMENT
The majority of orthodontics for
children is provided under the NHS. However, all Adult Treatment is only available on a private basis.