Dr Joggie Briedenhann
Dr Wentzel Coetzer
Dr Johan Lochner
Prof Jean Morkel
Dr Christina Strydom
Dr Boela van der Merwe
Dr Jean van Lierop
Dr Paul van Zyl
Prof Nairn Wilson
Graham Blackbeard is a Bio-engineer, educated at the Universities of Cape Town, Witwatersrand and Utah. He has been involved in Artificial Heart, Dental Implant and Spinal Disc development over the past 25 years. Material Science, Surface Engineering and the bone implant interface are his main areas of research. He is director of 5 Medical Device Firms and the current Managing Director of Southern Implants (Pty) Ltd. Southern Implants is one of only 5 implant companies identified in the Cochrane Collaboration Review of April 2003, to have RCT's to substantiate their products.
Dr Joggie Briedenhann
Born and bred Namibian.
Qualified as dentist from University of Pretoria in 1983 and as specialist orthodontist from Witwatersrand University in 1988.
In private orthodontic practice from 1990 until present.
Actively involved in the affairs of the Dental Association of Namibia and served the Association in various positions.
Currently the President of the Medical and Dental Council of the Health Professions Council of Namibia. I also previously served in various positions at the Health Professions Council of Namibia.
Married to Eugenie – a dentist.
Enjoy cattle stud breeding as a hobby.
Wentzel Christoffel Coetzer
Contact tel. Nr. (021) 531 1735 and 082 9599 322
Practice address. 19 Welwyn avenue
Wentzel attended Heidelberg High School where he matriculated. It was in the school library where he found a hypnosis book by Dave Ellman. The subject was both intriguing and mysterious and led to many a laugh at the boarding school where he held small hypnosis shows. It came to the attention of the headmaster and the book was banished from the library due to the belief system that hypnosis was indeed from the devil.
At university (Tygerberg dental school) a whole section on hypnosis was found and all the books were devoured. In the search to use hypnosis as a tool in dentistry, it was found that hypnosis was too time consuming to be used successfully as an everyday tool. Only selected patients with severe phobias were treated under the guiding eye of Professor Breytenbach (Prof Manie).
Wentzel acquired his dental degree from Stellenbosch University in 1991. In 1995 the first ever South African Medical and Dental Hypnosis Symposium was held at Sun City and Wentzel attended and achieved a level 1 certification.
In 2000 he obtained his honours degree in Orthodontics (with distinction) through the University of the Western Cape.
A Post graduate diploma course in implantology was obtained through the University of Western Cape through Prof. Van Zijl.
Various independent trainers were approached in order to further his knowledge of hypnosis.
In 2009 a conversational hypnosis course was done through Igor Ledochowski.
In 2010 a Clinical Hypnosis course was done through Igor Ledochowski.
In 2011 Wentzel did a Stage hypnosis course with Nathan Thomas and Reg Blackwood. Also in 2011 another stage hypnosis course was done with Igor Ledochowski. Stage hypnosis can play a very important role in the use of hypnosis during dentistry.
In 2012 Wentzel studied no trance hypnosis presented by James Tripp. James Tripp also presented his no fail hypnosis short course, which was done at the same time.
Since 2011 he is following a mentorship programme in hypnosis through Rita Marr and Vernon Frost.
During 2013 Wentzel developed the Hypnosis for Dentists programme – where he aims to make the induction phase as short as possible and have a no failure protocol – all whilst doing it through normal conversation (in order not to sound "strange"). He then also started lecturing in dental hypnosis – presenting his own training event in Cape town and later a lecture for SADA in Kimberley.
Private practice has helped tremendously with the development of the program, because the theories could be tested and sharpened practically.
2014 Has started with a bang with 5 training courses (Each 2 ½ days long) throughout South Africa. He has also been invited by the Namibian Dental Association to give a series of lectures focussing on hypnosis in dentistry.
Dr Johann Lochner
BChD (Stell), MFGDP (UK), MFDS RCS (Eng), MChD OMP (UWC)
Specialist services in Oral Medicine, Periodontics and Oral Implantology
Tel no: (021) 8529235 Fax no: (021) 8526508
Pr No. 092 000 0307467
Dr Johann Lochner is a Periodontist from Somerset Wes in the Western Cape, South Africa. He lives there with his wife Alet and two sons JC and Francois. He grew up in the Overberg, a rural part of South Africa, near Bredasdorp.
Dr Lochner graduated as a Dentist from the University of Stellenbosch in 1996. He worked in Private practice from 1996 to 2001 in Ramsgate and Margate in England. During that time he studied Part Time and obtained the MFGDP (Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners for the UK) Diploma in 2000. He left private practice in 2001 and worked as a Senior House Officer at the Newcastle Upon Tyne Dental School and obtained the Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery from The Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2002 (MFDS RCS, England). During 2002 he returned to work in Private practice in Beckenham, Kent in the UK untill he returned to South Africa in 2004. He specialized as a Periodontist and obtained the MChD (Oral Medicine and Periodontics) in 2007 from the University of the Western Cape.
He has lectured and published both Internationally as well locally on Periodontal topics and the replacement of teeth with Dental Implants.
Since 2007 he worked full time in Private Practice in Hout Bay, Belville and Somerset West near Cape Town. He is the Immediate Past President of the South African Society for Periodontology, an ITI Fellow and was Vice President of the Cape Society of Dental Implantology for 4 years.
Qualified as Dental Technician in 1977.
Laboratory owner for 14 years.
Joining Nova Dental as Technical Advisor and Demonstrator for 11 years during which time I participated in numerous hands-on courses in Germany on advanced milling and combination crown and bridge work. Presented 56, two day, hands-on crown and bridge advanced ceramic courses to qualified Dental Technicians.
Invited by Prof. Pepi Senekal from University of Stellenbosch for 3 consecutive years to present lectures and hands-on demonstrations for his post graduate diploma course for dentists.
External Examiner and Moderator for 7 years for the Dental Technology Department at Wits Technicon.
Presented 108 lectures country wide on the art and science of shade-taking.
Regular presentation of lectures for final year students at University of Pretoria, as well as the different Technicons on shade-taking.
Joined GEMCO (Global Eagle Medical Corporation) in June 2006.
Presenting hands-on course for Wright-Millners on their GC Initial Ceramics since 2011.
Founded Metal Free Dental in March of 2009. At Metal Free Dental we manufacture sub-structures in Zirconium with the aid of CAD- Cam technology. We recently started manufacturing Titanium metal bars for dentures.
B Dent Ther (UDW), MSC Dental Public Health (UWC)
I teach Oral Biology to level one students; Restorative dentistry, Oral pathology and Dental Specialities to level two students and Restorative dentistry to the level three students. I am involved in the preclinical and clinical training of dental therapy students in Restorative dentistry and clinical training in Minor Oral surgery. I have recently started post graduate supervision.
I am employed with UKZN for the fourth year and have over 20 years of experience as a Dental therapist. I have a Masters in Dental Public Health and I am currently registered for a PHD in Health Science. My interests are in prevention, restorative dentistry and dental occupational health.
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" – OHASA congress- May 2014
Title: The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among dentists in KwaZulu Natal –IADR/AMER Cape Town - June 2014
Early Childhood Caries – OHASA congress – October 2013
Early Childhood Caries - CPD session at UKZN – 22 February 2012
Oral health and Dental Therapy – Science Foundation students – October 2010
Dentine Hypersensitivity – CPD mini conference – Senate Chamber – UKZN – 06 March 2011
Ergonomics in dentistry – CPD session at UKZN- 29 July 2011
Coordination of the red cross flying doctor program and accompanying students on this program from 2001 until 2005
Supervision of students on a curative program in Groutville from 2001 to 2006
I also accompany students on programs to St Wendolins, Sai Camps, FOSA camps, Church health days, schools and clinics.
Co-ordinated the Colgate Program
Supervision of students in the Oral and Dental training Centre (8 to 10 hours per week)
Professor Jean Morkel is currently Associate professor and Academic Head of the Department Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery (MFOS) and Division Anaesthesiology & Sedation at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of the Western Cape (UWC) in Cape Town, South Africa. UWC is a WHO collaborating centre.
He is dual qualified in both medicine and dentistry. He obtained his MChD (MFOS) cum laude at the University of Stellenbosch in 1995. He also has the College of Medicine Fellowship, FCMFOS-SA. Before the merger (2004)) of Stellenbosch with UWC, he was HOD of MFOS at the University of Stellenbosch. Since then and for the past 10 years he has been with UWC.
His clinical interests are wide and cover all aspects of MFOS. Special interests include Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthognathics/Distraction Osteogenesis, Traumatology, and Maxillofacial-reconstruction and Maxillofacial implants/prosthetics.
University of the Western Cape is one of the four specialist MFOS training centres in South Africa and manages the Maxillo-Facial and Oral Surgery units in the Western Cape. These MFOS units operate on a combined platform that service Groote Schuur Academic Hospital, Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Red Cross Children’s Hospital and the two Oral Health Centres, namely Tygerberg and Mitchells Plain.
Qualified as a dentist at the University of Stellenbosch in the 1980s. She obtained a MSc degree in Dental Sciences cum laude at the same institution in 1993.
She has 21 years of experience lecturing on dental materials at the University of Stellenbosch and the University of the Western Cape . Christina left academia during 2008 and is currently employed as Scientific Affairs and Education Manager in the Dental Division of 3M South Africa. Since joining 3M ESPE she has lectured extensively on dental products and techniques to oral health professionals.
1958 Model van Pretoria.
Kwalifiseer 1983 Dipl. Tandheelkundige Tegnologie by soos nou bekend Tswane Universiteit van Tegnologie.
1992 verkry Nas. Hoër Dipl. In Tand. Teg by Cape Peninsula University of Technology Eienaar van n Laboratorium in die Noorde Voorstede van Kaapstad wat spesialiseer in Implantologie en Max Fac Prosthesis. Die Laboratorium is vanjaar 21 jaar oud.
Het verskeie kurssuse in implantelogie gedoen waarvan die eerste was in Fiddlerstadt in Duitsland by die destydse IMZ implants (Dr A Kirsch.) en deel sy kennis deur om as spreker op te tree. Het al as spreker op getree vir SADA, DENTASA en verskeie implantaat maatskappye.
Is die stigterslid van die Cape Society of Dental Implantology en het n lydende rol gespeel in die samesmelting van die CSDI en die SASDI S.A. society of Dental Implantology om die nuwe South African Association Osseointegration (SAAO) te vorm.
Neill is ook baie betrokke by Cape University of Technology se Tandtegnologie department en dien as moderator sowel as mentor vir student met projekte.
Neill het al twee publikasies in die Journal of Dental Tecnology in Kanada gepubliseer.
Dr Boela van der Merwe
Qualified in 1985 at the University of Pretoria with BChD. Subsequently obtained a BSc in dental science in endodontics with honours at the University of Stellenbosch, a post graduate diploma in endodontics at the University of Pretoria and a MSc degree in endodontics with distinction at the University of Pretoria. Completed the educational programs of the Clinical Foundation of Orthopaedics and Orthodontics during 1988 and 1989. Completed the International Professional Course on CAD-CAM technology at the Dental Institute, at the University of Zurich, Switzerland in 1993. Currently in private practice limited to endodontics in Three Rivers, Vereeniging and Bryanston, Johannesburg.
Dr Jean Alexander van Lierop
Address and contact details:
3 Marie Street
(w) +27 21 7902910
(h) +27 21 685 5215
(m) +27 72 220 3718
Date of Birth: 14 October 1975
Cape Town, South Africa
Languages: English, Afrikaans, Dutch
Dental Licence SA and UK
Private practice Netherlands 1 year
Private Practice UK 3 years
Private Practice RSA 9 years
Areas of Interest:
Minimal Invasive Dentistry, Restorative Composite Materials, Dental Bonding, Orthodontics, Occlusion, Dental Wear
Dr Jean van Lierop graduated from the University of Stellenbosch in 1999, after which he spent some time in private practice in the Netherlands and United Kingdom. Over the past 8 years he has established himself as a respected cosmetic dentist at the Hout Bay Dental Studio, Cape Town where he is a Full Partner.
Dr van Lierop is passionate about modern adhesive techniques and aesthetics in dentistry. He has a keen interest in new developments in composite materials and direct bonding. Using these modern materials in a minimally invasive approach to positively impact on patient’s appearance and confidence.
His special interest lies in preventative and restorative dentistry related to erosion and abrasion. This has seen him follow a complete treatment style where all aspects of dental health are considered in treating each individual case. The impact of occlusion and the importance of orthodontic treatment forms an integral part of the treatment.
In 2010 Dr van Lierop founded The South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (SAAAD). Dedicated to excellence in the science and art of aesthetic dentistry, SAAAD provides a leadership role in the exchange of knowledge and the enhancement of dentistry in South Africa. He currently serves on the executive as Secretary of SAAAD. Jean is also member of the ITI (International Team for Implantology) and IAPD (International Association of Paediatric Dentistry).
Dr van Lierop’s passion for dentistry and his firm belief in the power of shared knowledge, has seen him present numerous cases and concepts to local and international colleagues. His interactive and practical lecture style has led him to attain ITI and 3M ESPE speaker status.
In 2012 Dr van Lierop together with Dr Ivonne Meyer initiated ‘Uhuru Smile’, a fundraising drive to create awareness and raise funds for the Simle Foundation. The 5-member team summited Kilimanjaro’s Uhuru Peak on the morning of 7 September 2012. They raised R150 000 to operate on children born with cleft lip and palate deformities.
His passion for Dentistry is only equalled by his passion for an active life. He has completed numerous local and international marathons, triathlons and bike races. He is a keen trail runner and mountain biker with a particular love for multi day events. He is often found spending days on the beautiful mountain paths of Cape Town.
Quilified BchD University of Stellenbosch 1999
Completed first year Post graduate diploma in Endodontics 2000
Continued Education Activities:
Completed more than 400 hours of verifiable CPD between 2007 and 2012, attending more than 80 local and international symposiums.
Implant and Aesthetic academy: Intermediate Implantology Course CT 2007
Sirona: Advanced course in CAD/CAM Dentistry JHB 2007
Clinical Foundation of Orthopaedics and Ortho: Straight Wire Therapy, Durban 2007
Implant and Aesthetic academy: Soft Tissue Management , CT 2008
ITI: National Conference, CT 2008
Paedodontic Society of South Africa: National Conference , JHB 2008
NOMADS Day with Cliff Ruddle: Including Modern Endodontics, CT 2009
ITI: Advanced Implantology Course, Bern Switzerland 2009
Kodak: Advance Course in Cone Beam Tomography, Paris, France 2010
International Dentistry SA: The Art and Science of the Smile, JHB 2010
Nomads Day: Launch of South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, CT & JHB 2010
Smile on Healthcare: Clinical Innovations conference CT 2011
Advanced Periodontal Laser Surgery: CT 2012
Cape Dental Show: Sossusvlei, Namibia 2012
Minimal Invasive Dentistry: Area conference, Mpekweni Sun, East London 2012
Modern Materials; The key to success in Posterior Restorations: SADA, PE 2013
Anterior Layering in Everyday Practice: 3M Workshop, CT 2013
The key to success in Posterior Restorations: SADA Workshop, CT 2012
Replacing a Lost Lateral: SAAAD CT 2012
Full Rehabilitation Using an Implant Supported Prosthesis: ITI South Peninsula CT 2012
Direct vs Indirect Restorations: Mpekweni Sun EL 2012
Conservative Full mouth rehabilitation of erosion/attrition cases: Mpekweni EL 2012
Direct vs Indirect Restorations: Sossusvlei, Namibia 2012
Founding member of The South African Academy of Aesthtetic Dentistry (Currently Secretary and member of the Executive Committee)
International Team of Implantology: Member and Registered Speaker
Paedodontic Society of South Africa: Member.
Dr Jean Morkel BChD, MBChB, MChD(Cum Laude)
Head of Dept. MFOS and Anaesthesiology & Sedation
Faculty of Dentistry, University of the Western Cape
Tel: +27 21 9373086
Fax: 021 931 2287
Dr Howard Gluckman BDS MChD (OMP) Stell
Director Implant and Aesthetic Academy
Specialist in Periodontics, Implantology and Oral Medicine
Practice: Dr H.L Gluckman, 39 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town 8001
Tel: 021 426 2300
Fax: 021 423 3053
Cell: 083 4555 440
e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Mark Bowes BDS
President: The South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry
De Waterkant Health, Green Point, Cape Town
Tel: 021 418 2048
DR. PAUL PISCHINGER VAN ZYL
15 Petunia Ave
PO Box 6009
Tel: 021 9190289
Fax: 021 9190288
DOB: 28 September 1960 , Stellenbosch, Western Cape, RSA
Private prosthodontic practice Bellville, Cape Town, 1992 –
M.Ch.D Prosthodontics University of Stellenbosch Cum Laude, 1992
Private general dental practice, Bellville, Western Cape RSA 1986 – 1989
SA Military service as dentist 1984-1986
B.Ch.D University of Stellenbosch 1984 (prizes in Restorative dentistry, Orthodontics and Dental Radiography)
Matriculated 1978 from Paarl Boy’s High School with honours
2001- Fellow of the International Team on Implantology (ITI)
2008 -Executive Committee of the Cape Society of Dental Implantology (CSDI)
2008 - Member of ICP
2008 SASDI certificate in recognition of outstanding service to Implantollogy
2008 Member of Group I, ITI Consensus Conference, Stuttgart, Germany.
2007- Education delegate of the ITI for South African section
2010 Member of ITI Consensus Conference, Literature Library Review, Zurich
2011- Member of the ITI Education Committee Core Group
2013 Member of Group IV, ITI Consensus Conference , Basel , Switzerland
2013 Member of ITI online Academy Curriculum and Content Creation consensus conference
2013- SAAO, Member of the Western Cape exec committee
2014 Judge of the research competition poster presentation, ITI World Symposium, Geneva
Completed the Master’s Course in Esthetic Implant Dentistry at the University of Bern February 2007 (Proff D Buser, U Belser, von Arx )
Involved in post graduate training at University of Stellenbosch and later UWC 1992-2004
Lecturer at the University of Pretoria Post graduate certificate and diploma courses in implantology 2009-
Lecturer ITI Education Week UP
Member of SADA and affiliated APSA,SASDI and CSDI, SAAO1984-
Attend numerous advanced courses in prosthodontics and implantology locally and Internationally. (Complete CV available)
Regular lecturer for Continued Education Courses on behalf of ITI, ITI Study clubs, SADA, CSDI, SAAO, Local Studygroups, Straumann and Nobel Biocare.
Professor Nairn Wilson
CBE DSc (hc) FDS FFGDP FFD FKC
Nairn Wilson is honorary Professor of Dentistry at King’s College London, where he was Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Dean and Head of the College’s internationally renowned Dental Institute between 2001 and 2012, and Deputy Vice Principal (Health) between 2009 and 2012. He was recently elected President-elect of the British Dental Association. Nairn Wilson’s many other positions have included Editor of the Journal of Dentistry (1986-2000), President of the General Dental Council ( 1999-2003), Co-chair of the Forum of European Heads and Deans of Dental Schools (2007- 2012) and more recently President of the Royal Odontchirurigical Society of Scotland (2103-2014). His interests and special expertise include healthcare regulation, international trends in dental education, and future developments in the clinical practice of dentistry. He continues to author and edit many different contributions to the dental literature. His latest award was the 2013 Dentistry Lifetime Contribution Award.
Denise Zanoli qualified as an oral hygienist from the University of Witwatersrand in 1999. She received the Oral B Student of the year award in her final year of study.
Denise Zanoli worked as a dental assistant prior to her oral hygienist career at various dental practises. Once she qualified she started her full time career at the Centre of Orthognathic Surgery and Implantology with Dr Wynand van der Linden in Johannesburg, South Africa.
In March 2006 Denise was appointed as Training and Education Co-ordinator at Nobel Biocare South Africa, where she has progressed to NobelClinician and NobelProcera sales representative.