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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 Sean N Napier

Graduated as a dentist from the University of the Western Cape in June1998. Joined the Kloof dental practice as a locum dentist, became an associate and now owns the practice under the name of Kloof Village Dental, Kloof, Durban. He currently runs a practice and employs two Dental Therapists as part of his team.

He has been a member of SAAAD since its inception in 2010.

He has been involved at UKZN Dental School as a part-time lecturer and restorative dentistry clinical supervisor for a few years. He was also involved in the final year clinical examinations.

Dr Evert Burger

Dr Evert obtained his dental degree in 2007 from University of Western Cape.

In 2009 he joined a private practice in Jeffreys bay and grew the one-man practice to a bigger 3 dentist practice. In 2012 he bought into the Private Practice and it was re-branded into J-bay Dental Studio. He works in Jeffreys Bay full time and in part time in Boksburg.

Dr Dawie Schlebusch B.Ch.D. Dentistry, Dip.Odont, Implantology and Periodontology

Dr Dawie Schlebusch qualified as a dentist from University of Stellenbosch in 1987. During the subsequent 25 years of private practice, he has completed diplomas in Periodontology and Implantology. He has recently achieved international certification in Laser Dentistry and Sleep Medicine.

Professor Dale Geoffrey Howes  B.Sc. (Dent); BDS; M.Dent (Wits); FCD (SA) Pros; FICD.

Dale Howes is the Professor and Head of the Department of Oral Rehabilitation at the University of the Witwatersrand and in part-time private prosthodontic practice at Morningside MediClinic, Johannesburg, South Africa.

His Department consists of the divisions of fixed and removable Prosthodontics; Maxillofacial Prosthodontics; Dental Neuroscience - including pain, craniomandibular disorders and sleep medicine; and postgraduate Endodontics.

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.