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International Ambassador for the American Association of Orthodontists
Council Member of the World Federation of Orthodontists  
Secretary of the College of Dentistry, College of Medicine South Africa
Honorary Life Member of the South African Society of Orthodontists
Past Director on the Board of the South African Dental Association
Past President of the South African Society of Orthodontists

Dr Wertheimer maintains a keen interest in keeping abreast of new trends and technology in orthodontics and attends both local and international update congresses, often as a guest speaker.  He taught post-graduate orthodontic students in the Orthodontic Department at the Wits Dental School over a period of 16 years.

Recent publications include but are not limited to:
Pursuit of Excellence: A Forgotten Quest?
APOS Trends Orthod 2018;8:10-13.
I have a dream
- Angle Orthod (2020) 90 (6): 881–883.

Dr Wertheimer graduated as a dentist in 1986 at the University of the Witwatersrand.  
After a few years in general dental practice as well as studying towards an MSc degree in dentistry, he started specialising in orthodontics at Wits in 1993.
He graduated in 1995 as an orthodontist and went on to be admitted as a Fellow of the College of Dentistry of SA in the branch of Orthodontics in 1996.


Admitted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists in 2016.
Admitted as a Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Trainers of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 2020.

Prestigious Colgate prize of the IADR
“Best Reviewer of the Year Award” : Asia Pacific Orthodontic Society; journal APOS Trends in Orthodontics
Awarded Honorary Life membership of the Lebanese Society of Orthodontists

Community Involvement
We continue to work with various organizations such as the “Smile Foundation” as well as various orphanages to provide treatment for children in need, as well as those with complex craniofacial abnormalities eg cleft lip and palate.

What makes us special
Patient comfort during treatment is of paramount importance, starting from the welcoming atmosphere of our brand new office to the treatment experience involving state of the art equipment and treatment techniques.

In fact, many dental professionals trust us for their own treatment or the treatment of their families.
Please explore our new lovely office.

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