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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.
Depending on how much you want to specialise, specialist Peridontists 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.
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