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A Periodontist is a Dental Specialist who treats the supporting structures around the teeth like the gums, the roots and the bones around the oral area – and treats diseases of these structures.
To become a specialist periodontist in South Africa, you will typically need the following qualifications:
Different educational institutions may have different admission requirements; however, you will typically be required to demonstrate competency in the following subjects:
Depending on how much you want to specialise, specialist periodontists in South Africa typically study for a minimum of 5 years.
Once qualified, you will have to register with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in order to work.
Periodontists in South Africa can work in government or private hospitals and clinics. Many periodontists go into private practise.
To find more information about specialist periodontists, contact The Health Professionals Council of South Africa.