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Mr André Buys specialises as a Dental Technician, practising in Vermont, Western Cape.

Dr Stephan Coetzee grew up in Bethlehem in the Eastern Free State – the second most beautiful place in SA, next to Cape Town, according to him.

He graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2017 in the top percentile of his class with special achievement awards.

Dr Heinrich Dippenaar finished his Degree in Dentistry (BChD) at the University of Stellenbosch in 2002.  He was awarded the FX Prins Award for the Best Student in Clinical Dentistry.

After his community service year, in 2003 Dr Dippenaar started a private practice in his hometown, Welkom.

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 Waldo Engelbrecht graduated in 2005 at the University of the Western Cape.  In 2009 he completed DipOnt at the University of Pretoria and obtained the Certificate in Implantology in 2012.

He has worked in private practice in Port Elizabeth since 2007.

Dr Adell Naidoo is currently specializing as a Prosthodontist at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. She qualified in 2005, with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BChD) degree from the University of the Western Cape.

In 2006, she completed her community service in Kwa-Zulu Natal; in conjunction with volunteering at The Wentworth Foundation, from 2006- 2007, offering her professional services to the underprivileged children.  She began practicing general dentistry in 2007 in the private sector, and in the same year qualified with a Postgraduate Diploma in Orthodontics (PDD Orthodontics).