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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 Riaan Wolfaardt

Dr Riaan Wolfaardt received his degree in dentistry from the University of Pretoria in 1994 and a diploma in dental Implantology from the University of Stellenbosch in 2002.  He received his second diploma in dental implantology in 2011 from the Implant Aesthetic Academy which is accredited with Frankfurt University. Dr Wolfaardt is both surgically and restoratively involved with dental implants in his daily practice. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on dental implantology.

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).

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.