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An orthodontist is a specialist that studies, treats and diagnoses malocclusions of the teeth. In other words, these doctors help fix things like the incorrect bite between the upper and lower teeth that might result from misshapen or mispositioned teeth or from disproportionate jaw relationships or from both.
5 Years + 1 Year Community Service
2 Years Masters Degree
Once qualified, you will have to register with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in order to work.
Orthodontists can be employed in government or private hospitals and clinics. Many orthodontists go into private practise.
The Health Professionals Council of South Africa
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