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ITI and SAAAD are proud to announce the first truly interdisciplinary program in South Africa. From general practitioner to orthodontists, prosthodontists, MFOS and periodontists, we have come together to bring you a conference specifically designed around the dental team. Proving that by working together we will achieve the ultimate in aesthetic results.

Over the two days, delegates will have the opportunity to learn from local and international speakers. Each addressing the key role their specialty can play in diagnosis, treatment planning, and the best implementation. Teamwork and interdisciplinary treatment planning always being the core message.

Addressing such topics as:

  • How do we plan complex cases
  • What happened to the VDO?
  • The complete digital workflow
  • The role of orthodontics
  • Modern material choice
  • The place for GBR

A first for South Africa

This is the first truly case driven program. From simple to complex, each day will feature specific cases and we will diagnose, treatment plan and complete each case. Showing step by step the role each specialty plays in achieving the ultimate aesthetic goal. 


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Cases to be discussed on SAAAD DAY 


Dr Sjoerd Smeekens - Case Downlaod

Dr Andy Effting - Case Download

At a Glance

ITI Day: 26 May - The team approach to Modern Implant Treatment

SAAAD Day: 27 May - Comprehensive Treatment Planning. From start to finish

  • 10 International and National Speakers
  • Date: 26 - 27 May: 9am to 5pm
  • Cost: From as little as R 1 450
  • Venue: FNB Convention Centre, Sandton, Johannesburg
  • Registration Opens 1 March 
  • 13 CPD points Applied for

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Our Speakers

Dr Sjoerd Smeekens

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Dr Sjoerd Smeekens is the ideal speaker to lead such an interdisciplinary program.  He is one of very few dentists to have achieved board certification as a Reconstructive Dentist by the Swiss Society of Reconstructive Dentistry (SSRD), which includes periodontology, implantology, TMD and Prosthodontics. He has a further registration as a Prosthodontist with the German Society of prosthodontics and is an executive member of the Nederlands Vlaamse Vereniging voor Restauratieve Tandheelkunde (NVVRT).

Dr Smeekens runs a unique interdisciplinary clinic in the Netherlands and teaches a comprehensive interdisciplinary program at The Institute for Reconstructive Dentistry. Dr Smeekens is a world leader in interdisciplinary treatment planning and reconstructive dentistry.  Making him the leader in any interdisciplinary program. 


Dr. Tim Joda 

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Dr. Joda works as Research Associate and Program Director of Postgraduate Education at the Department of Reconstructive Dentistry & Gerodontology at the University of Bern/ Switzerland. In addition, he is the Head of the Section for Digital Reconstructive Technology + Implant Dentistry. 

Dr. Joda is triple-trained and Board Certified as Specialist in Prosthodontics, Implant Dentistry, and Periodontology; and has gained an MSc Degree in Prosthetic Dentistry & Biomaterials as well as a PhD Degree in Reconstructive Dentistry & Implant Therapy. 

Dr. Joda was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine Boston/ USA in 2014. Moreover, he has been appointed as Associate Professor at the University of Siena/ Italy since 2016. His main clinical interests are fixed implant treatment protocols. Dr. Joda initiated numerous projects in the field of clinical and translational research related to digital dental technologies and optimization of implant workflows. He received several peer-reviewed research grants as principal investigator and has won research prizes from the Swiss Boards of Reconstructive Dentistry (SSRD) and Implantology (SGI). 

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 The Cost


Category   Price
SAAAD & ITI Member R 1 450
ITI Member R 1 950
SAAAD Member R 2 250
Non-Members R 2 750


The fees quoted are for both the 26th and 27th May and are inclusive of VAT.

ITI members attend ITI Day 26 May at no cost.

For single day registration options, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All fees include: 

  • Entrance to the scientific program;
  • Entrance to the exhibition,
  • Lunch & 3 Teas on both days.
  • Transport to and from the Sandton Gautrain station by arrangement.

All special dietary requirements are to be arranged in advance and will carry additional charges.

For further details and special requirements please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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The Venue

Centrally situated in the Sandton business district and surrounded by major shopping and entertainment complexes, The FNB  Conference Centre is the ideal venue. With a complimentary shuttle service from the Sandton Gautrain there is also no reason to spend hours in traffic.

For those coming from out of town, the 120 contemporary bedrooms cater for all your needs with satellite television, Wifi, a safe and tea & coffee making facilities. Buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinners are served in the restaurant daily.

For more information on the venue, shuttle service and accommodation, please contact:

 087 032 8000 / 011 269 8000 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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