Our dentists have pioneered oral heath services in an area that has historically seen this area as a “luxury”. In addition to the many necessary extractions, they have focussed on prevention by targeting schools and even doing restorative work. Since 2012 we have had only one dentist, but the scope of work offered has slowly expanded and now routinely includes fillings as well as the occasional prosthesis or two!
Dr Lingesh Pillay
Lingesh, who hails from Durban, graduated from the University of Mauritius in 2010 before returning to South Africa to do his community service year in the Free State. He has a masters in maxillo-facial surgery, consistent with his passion to provie exceptional, comprehensive dental care to our patients. He's married to Nisha, one of our OTs. He is also a keen cook (as his wife and colleagues can attest) and enjoys painting and cycling.
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