About Us

The Orthodontists

About Andrew Griffiths

Specialist Orthodontist GDC 56546 - BDS, DOrth

Andrew graduated as a dentist in 1982 and worked for five years in the hospital service obtaining a broad experience as well as post graduate training in orthodontics, gaining a Specialist Qualification in Orthodontics in 1987. He has significant experience, embracing all the changes in technology and patient's acceptance of braces in that time. He has worked and based himself in Fife since 1987 and was accepted onto the Specialist register at its inception in 1999. Andrew founded Abbey Orthodontics in 2002 and worked alone until 4 years ago when he was delighted to welcome Katie into the Abbey Orthodontics family in Dunfermline.

About Katie Whitehouse

Specialist Orthodontist GDC 67701 - BDS, BSc, MSC, FDS, MOrth

On graduating as a dentist in 1992, Katie worked in both the hospital and general dental service for several years. She undertook a variety of training, whilst passing post-graduate exams and started life as a specialist orthodontist in 2000. Katie has been in specialist practice in Edinburgh and Livingston since then and has worked part-time at Abbey Orthodontics for the past 4 years. She is certified to provide both hidden lingual braces- Incognito, and clear aligner braces- Invisalign and Orthocaps. Katie is now pleased to be able to base herself fulltime in Dunfermline and offer the full range of orthodontic care to the patients of Fife.

Why Us

Orthodontists are dentists who after qualification have undertaken additional specialist postgraduate training in orthodontics. We are registered on the General Dental Council’s specialist register. The further experience and exams we have undertaken has given us the knowledge to carry out tooth movement and guide facial development – the fundamentals of Orthodontics.


  • Specialist Orthodontics training.
  • Knowledge and experience.
  • Full range of treatment choices.
  • Private and NHS for all ages.

Our Orthodontists

Doctor
Andrew Griffiths

BDS, DOrth

Doctor
Katie Whitehouse

BDS, BSc, MSC, FDS, MOrth