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About us - Dentists

Dr Derek van Staden BSc (HONS), BDS (Wits), MJDF RCS

Director and Principal dentist - GDC no: 75084

Derek qualified in 1998 from the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa  and is an experienced, forward thinking dentist, committed to providing high quality dental care for his patients. He continues to grow this highly successful practice after taking over in 2003 and turning it into Christchurch Dental.

Derek studied Dental Implantology at the Eastman Dental Institute in London, enabling him to replace lost teeth with implants (a fantastic alternative to dentures), and is thrilled to be able to offer this life-changing treatment option to our patients.

With advanced training in Minor Oral Surgery and Sedation, as well as being a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Derek is committed to continually improving his knowledge and skills so that he is at the forefront of new enhancements and techniques to provide you with the best results and service possible.

As a testiment to the excellence of his work, Derek has a loyal client base. He is noted for his quiet, calm and gentle demeanour so greatly appreciated by nervous patients.

Derek has also passed his 'Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties at The Royal College of Surgeons of England' MJDF RCS Eng