Staff

Head of the Department:

Professor Zunaid Vally

 

 

 

 

 

Prof Vally matriculated in 1987 at Laudium High school. In 1993 he qualified as a dentist at the University of the Witwatersrand. In 2002, he qualified as a specialist Prosthodontist at the University of the Witwatersrand. Prof Vally spent eight years at Wits and in January 2003, transferred to Tukkies where he is currently in charge of the undergrad training programme in fixed Prosthondontics with teaching experience in the field of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics, Peadodontics and Dental materials. As of 1 February 2019 Prof Vally has been appointed as the Head of Department of Odontolgy.  

 

Departmental Personnel: Dentists/ Lecturers

Coordinator of the Division of Basic Restorative Dentistry:

 

Dr Riaan Lombard
BChD (Stell), MDS (SMU)

Lecturer: Basic Restorative Dentistry BChD III, IV and V
Clinical Supervisor: Basic Restorative Dentistry BChD III, BChD IV and BChD V

Interest and research in:

  • Basic Restorative Dentistry
  • Basic Restorative Materials

Contact details:

Tel: 012 319 2297
Email: [email protected]

 

Coordinator of the Division of Dental Materials:

Dr Samantha Arnold
BChD (Pret), PG Dip Dent (Endo) (Pret)

Lecturer: Dental Materials & Basic Restorative Dentistry BChD III, BChD IV and BChD V
Clinical Supervisor: Basic Restorative BChD III, BChD IV and BChD V and Endodontics BChD IV and V

Interest and research in:

  • Basic Restorative Dentistry
  • Basic Restorative Materials
  • Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Community Dentistry

Contact details:

Tel: 012 319 2559
Email: [email protected]

Coordinator of the Division of Paedodontics:

 

Dr Nadine Moelich

BChD (Pret), PG Dip Dent (Paedodontics)(Pret), MSc (Odont) (Pret)

Lecturer: Paedodontics BChD IV and BChD V
Clinical Supervisor: Basic Restorative BChD IV and Paedodontics BChD IV & V

Member:

  • CDAFA

Interest and research in:

  • Paediatric dentistry
  • Patients with special health care needs

Contact details:

Tel: 012 319 2431
Email: [email protected]

 

Coordinator of the Division of Curricular Matters:

Dr Vinesh Bookhan
BDS (Wits), MDent (Prosthodontics) (SMU)

Lecturer: Basic Restorative Dentistry BOHI and BChD III
Clinical Supervisor: Basic Restorative Dentistry BChD IV and V and Endodontics BChD IV

Member

  • IADR

Interest and research in:

  • A Screening examination to assess the condition of the TMJ
  • Bonding effectiveness: glass ionomers to IPS e-max ceramic
  • All aspects of dental education

Contact details:

Tel: 012 319 2277
Email: [email protected]

 

Dr Dorette Kritzinger
BMedSc, BChD (Stell) PG Dip Dent (Aesthetics)(Pret), MSc (Odont) (Pret)

Lecturer: Basic Restorative Dentistry BchD III

Clinical Supervisor: Basic Restorative Dentistry BChD III, BChD IV and BChD V

Member

  • SADA
  • IADR

Interest and research in:

  • Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Current Research (IADR): The effect of different polishing systems on the surface roughness of a hybrid composite material.

Contact details:

Tel: 012 319 2930
Email: [email protected]

 

Coordinator of the Division of Endodontics:

Dr Martin Vorster

Senior Lecturer
BChD (Pret), PG Dip Dent (Endo)(Pret), MSc (Odont) (Pret)

Lecturer: Endodontics BChD III, BChD IV and BChD V
Clinical Supervisor: Basic Restorative BChD V and Endodontics BChD III, BChD IV and V and Paedodontics BChD V

Course Coordinator: PG Dip Dent (Endodontics)

Member

  • IADR
  • SADA
  • Paedodontic society of South Africa

Interest and research in:

  • Endodontics
  • Paedo-Endodontics
  • Biocompatibility of endodontic treatments

Contact details:

Tel: 012 319 2440
Email: [email protected]

 

Dr Ilana Middleton
BChD (Pret), PG Dip Dent (Endo) (Pret)

Lecturer: Paedodontics BChD IV and BChD V
Clinical Supervisor: Endodontics BChD IV & V, Paedodontics BChD IV & V

Member:

  • IADR

Interest and research in:

  • Endodontics
  • Paediatric dentistry

Contact details:

Tel: 012 319 2434
Email: [email protected]

Dr Karien Jansen van Rensburg
BChD (Pret), PG Dip Dent (Aesthetics)(Pret)

Lecturer: Basic Restorative Dentistry BChD III, BChD IV and BChD V
Clinical Supervisor: Basic Restorative BChD III, BChD IV

Interest and research in:

  • Basic Restorative Dentistry

Contact details:

Tel: 012 319 2431
Email: [email protected]

 

 

Dr Glynn Buchanan

Senior Lecturer

BChD (Pret), PDD (Endo)(UWC), MSc (Odont) (Pret)

Lecturer: Endodontics BChD III, IV and V

Clinical supervisor: Basic Restorative and Endodontics BChD III, IV and V

Current studies: MScDent in Endodontics

Member:

  • SADA

Interest and research in:

  • Endodontics
  • Sterilisation and Decontamination

Contact details

Tel: 012 319 2214

E-mail: [email protected]


Qualified Nurses in Charge of the Clinical Wards:

Odontology Room 5-13:

Sr LA Qhena

 

 

Odontology Room 4-26: 

 

Sr ZM Buys

 

Dental Assistants:

Ms A Mamabolo

Ms EL Molefe

Ms N Moloi

Ms D Mahlase

Ms N Matlabane

Administrative Staff:

Administrative assistant:
 

 

Me Karen Venter

Part-Time Lecturers/Clinical Supervisors:

Dentists/Lecturers:

Dr Mzonelli

Dr E Slabber

Dr M Sun

Prof PJ van der Vyver

Dr M Venter

Dr M Uys

Dr M Bogenhofer

Dr T Mfolo

Dr C vd Walt

Dr T Mvimbeli

Dr A Omole

Dr M Tsoku

Dr Dladla

Dr C Davidson

 

 

 

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