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Welcome to the webpage of the Department of Prosthodontics.

At this institute our undergraduates and postgraduate programmes continue to be the top choice for the brightest students throughout the country. This reputation has even been acknowledged internationally, with numerous enquiries from international students wishing to pursue their passion for the subject at our department.

A Prosthodontist is a dentist with four years of post-graduate training in the aesthetic rehabilitation of missing or broken down teeth with bio-compatible materials. A Prosthodontist restores optimum appearance and function to a smile. We are experts in the management of implants, crown and bridgework, complete and partial dentures, root canal treatments and maxillofacial prosthetics. 


Our research, education and service delivery is characterised by a quest for excellence and high quality.

Our education is evidence based and we are a quality driven department.

Our department strives for academic and clinical excellence through good governance, recruitment of good staff and development of existing staff.

Improving the oral health of individuals in Pretoria and surrounding areas is central to our departments and schools mission. We provide free health care to many of our patients.

We provide our patients with comprehensive care while educating our students.  Our commitment to patient centred care and public service remains unwavering.

Please peruse the webpage for any further information you may require.

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