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Dr. Andrew Ellis BChD (Stell)

Dr. Andrew Ellis graduated from The University Of Stellenbosch with his BChD Degree in 1998 receiving The Colgate Prize for Maxillo-Facial Surgery. He then moved to London, UK where he started Fulham Dental Care, a successful private practice in the Chelsea area encompassing all aspects of general dentistry with a special focus on cosmetic dentistry, implantology as well as orthodontic treatment. While living in the UK, Dr Ellis was able to attend several international post-graduate courses and congresses thus gaining considerable knowledge and experience in all fields of clinical dentistry.

Dr Hardus Strydom

Dr Hardus Strydom started his dental journey at the University of Stellenbosch in 2000 following the completion of his B.Sc. degree at the same university. He obtained his B.Ch.D. Degree (Summa Cum Laude) in 2004 and then in 2005 served as community service dentist in Bloemfontein. During this time he enrolled in a PDD in endodontics (2005-2006) and followed that up with a PDD in interceptive orthodontics (2007-2008), both completed at the University of the Western Cape.

Johan P Reyneke BChD, MChD, FCMFOS (SA), PhD

Johan served as professor in the department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery at the university of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg since 1991 and was appointed as an extraordinary professor at the University of the Western Cape in 2014, South Africa. Internationally, he also holds professorships at the university of Oklahoma and Florida in the USA as well as the university of Nacional Autònoma de Mexico, San Salvador, Mexico.

He was awarded the Fellowship in Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery in 2003 by peer review in the College of Medicine of South Africa and obtained his PhD at the University of Tampere, Finland in March 2006.

Dr Corné Smith

Dr Corné Smith graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2005. Originally from Gauteng, she always planned to move to beautiful Cape Town, and started her private practice in Newlands in 2012. She did a post graduate diploma in Aesthetic dentistry through the University of Western Cape, and a 2-year diploma in Orthodontics through McGann Postgraduate School of Dentistry(USA).

Dr Jean Strydom

Dr Jean Strydom of Molteno Road Dental Practice gained his degree in dentistry at the University of Stellenbosch. He worked as a dentist in England for six years and has gained an excellent reputation in his dental practice in Cape Town since 2004.

He performs all dental treatments but has a special interest in preventative and aesthetic dentistry.

Dr Henk Pretorius

After graduating in 1978 at the University of Pretoria, Dr Henk worked in London for two years. He has been in private practice in Wynberg with 2 associates for the past 38 years. Dr Henk has a special interest in Implant dentistry and has lectured for SAAO and ITI. He has since become an ITI fellow.

He is a member of the South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (SAAAD), International Team for Implantology (ITI), Health Professional counsel of South African (HPCSA), South African Dental Association (SADA).