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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.

He served on the SADA board of the Free State Branch from 2004 to 2008 and he became President in 2008. Dr Dippenaar completed a postgraduate diploma in Endodontics at the University of Pretoria in 2011. He received training at the Dentsply Maillefer factory in Switzerland in 2012 and is a certified trainer on Dentsply Maillefer products.

Dr Dippenaar has co-authored an article with Prof P van der Vyver on Irrigation in endodontics that was published in Endodontic Practice US January 2015.

In 2017 he attended a workshop at the Dentsply-Sirona factory in Bensheim Germany on SiCAT and Surgical Guides and on 3D Endo Software. The same year, he attended a workshop on CBCT Examination at the University of Hamburg as well a year’s Implant certificate at the University of Pretoria.

Dr Dippennaar relocated his practice in 2019 to join team Dental on Gray Knysna and Team Dental on Gibb in Plettenberg Bay.

He has a special interest in Endodontics.