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Dr Andre van Zyl Specialist Dentist in Hermanus

Previously Professor at the University of Pretoria Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine. Now open, the first Dental Implant Clinic in Hermanus.

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What is a Periodontist?

A periodontist is a dentist that has completed a postgraduate specialist degree in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease, and in the placement of dental implants.

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Periodontal Treatments

Scaling and root planing is a careful cleaning of the root surfaces to remove plaque and calculus [tartar] from deep periodontal pockets and to smooth the tooth root to remove bacterial toxins.

Periodontist, Specialist Dentist in Hermanus, Dental Implant Clinic