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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 an article published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Orthodontics regarding his concerns about the attainment of excellence in Orthodontics.  See


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.

Prestigious Colgate prize of the IADR
“Best Reviewer of the Year Award” : Asia Pacific Orthodontic Society; journal APOS Trends in Orthodontics

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