Dr. Boehne (pronounced Bay-nee) is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. Being a native of Dana Point and graduate of Dana Hills High School, he takes pride in providing world class endodontic care for his local community. He earned his Bachelors degree in Biological Sciences at the UC Irvine. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the UCLA School of Dentistry. Upon graduation he was the recipient of both the Comprehensive Patient Care and the Outstanding Performance in Endodontics Awards.
Dr. Boehne practiced general dentistry in South Orange County for several years, where he gained valuable experience in comprehensive restorative dentistry as well as endodontics. He taught endodontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry during this time. Then he completed two additional years of post-doctoral specialty training in endodontics at the VA hospital in Long Beach. He has been in private practice limited to endodontics ever since.
Dr. Boehne is a part-time lecturer and clinical instructor at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He also teaches and maintains hospital privileges at the VA hospital in Long Beach. He is the co-creator of Endodontic Technique, the instructional video that is the endodontic foundation for dental students at UCLA. Dr. Boehne’s clinical cases have been featured in multiple endodontic textbooks, and he is the co-author of the Endodontics chapter in Wiley’s Best Practices in Dentistry: Avoiding and Treating Complications. His research interest is the restoration of endodontically treated teeth with a focus on dentin bonding following endodontic therapy.
Prior to his career in dentistry, Dr. Boehne earned international recognition as a surfboard shaper and designer. He has been featured in articles in Surfing, Surfer and Transworld Surf magazines. His surfboards are still distributed across the United States and internationally to Tahiti, Japan, Taiwan, Italy, and France.
Dr. Boehne enjoys providing dental care to communities in need at home and abroad. He has led multiple humanitarian dental mission trips to Mexico, French Polynesia and Indonesia; places that he grew up visiting on surf trips. He happily provides endodontic care for multiple charitable organizations at home including Safe Families, The Orangewood Children’s Foundation, Smile on U, and The Friendship Shelter.
In 2009, UC Irvine honored Dr. Boehne with the Lauds and Laurels Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award for his contributions to dentistry, education and philanthropy. He was named one of the top 40 Under 40 dentists by Incisal Edge magazine in 2017.