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Dr. Mark Wertheimer BDS; MSc (dent); MDent (Ortho); FCD (SA) Ortho

Dr Mark Wertheimer has been in specialist orthodontic practice since 1996. He has been actively involved with various dental boards and societies during his career and is currently a past Director on the Board of the South African Dental Association; and also past President of the South African Society of Orthodontists.

During his career, Dr Wertheimer has maintained a keen interest in keeping abreast of new trends and technology in orthodontics and has attended many congresses, both locally and internationally. The most recent being an intensive course in San Francisco dealing specifically with Different Types of Malocclusion with or without Dysfunctional Problems as it relates to occlusion.

Dr Wertheimer graduated as a dentist in 1986 at the University of the Witwatersrand. He graduated as an orthodontist in 1995 and went on to be admitted as a Fellow of the College of Dentistry of SA in the branch of Orthodontics in 1996.

He was involved in the teaching of postgraduate orthodontic students in the Orthodontic department at the Wits Dental School over a period of some 16 years

Awards Received:
Awarded Honorary Life Membership of the South African Society of Orthodontists – August 2016.

SADA Service Excellence Award for distinguished and unselfish commitment to SADA and the Dental Profession, August 2017

Reviewer of the Year Award, APOS Trends Orthodontic Journal, November 2017