Mission

We take pride in our services and quality of dentistry. Our objective is to complete work of the highest standard, and to the total satisfaction of our clients. We are here to create smiles and we believe in prevention rather than cure. We plan our treatment to give the best long term results with as little maintenance as possible.

The Dental Team

Dr. Anton Grotius

Prosthodontist

Dr Grotius is a prosthodontist. He obtained his BChD in 1996. The following 5 years he worked as a general dental surgeon in private practice in Brighton (UK). In 1998 he obtained the Dip(Odont ) in Maxillo- Facial and Oral Surgery (Cum Laude). He returned to South Africa in 2001 and started his full time studies to qualify as a prosthodontist in 2005. He is in private practice in Pretoria (Lynnwood). He has lectured extensively in his field and has a special interest in digital dental photography, Cone Beam technology and new developments in diagnostic and treatment tools. He is an active member of SADA (South African Dental Association) and APSA (Association of Prosthodontics of South Africa). He is also the coordinator of the Pretoria Prosthodontic study group, study club director for the International Team of Implantology(ITI) and national speaker for Nobel Biocare and the International Team of Implantology(ITI). He is married and has 4 boys. He is an enthusiastic mountain biker and photographer.

Dr. Cornel De Klerk

Dentist

I am excited to be I love my smile’s new general dentist and am truly grateful to be part of this amazing team. I graduated from the University of Pretoria in 2014. I have done multiple courses in aesthetics and did the post graduate course in oral implantology in 2017. My passion lies within surgery and I am looking to further my career in the field. In my free time I always look for an excuse to be outdoors and I am most certainly a dog person. (I have 4)

Belinda van der Merwe

Practice Manager

I am Dr. Grotius’s personal assistant and his right hand in the practice. I have 21 years dental experience in surgery as well as prosthodontics. I graduated in 1996 as a dental assistant. I will be the person who explain all treatment estimates and comfort the patient before their treatment. I also do the marketing with Ina, our oral hygienist. It’s my honor to promote our amazing practice, to build and motivate others.
Hope to meet you soon!
“We are not a Team because we work together, We are a team because we respect trust and care for each other“

Rene Maas

Receptionist

I have been a receptionist for 15 years with good experience. You will get to know me as the face of this practice. Bubbly, lively, happy, content. I love talking and dealing with people. I will be the smile to greet you when visiting our offices.

Ina van den Berg

Dental Hygienist

I qualified as a dental hygienist in 2007 at the University of Pretoria and have experience in orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and surgery.  I love being able to pay special attention to detail and precision in both my career and everyday life.  I find being a good listener, with sensitivity to the needs of others, personally rewarding.  In my free time I enjoy interior design, photography, outdoor activities and traveling.  I have two dachshunds that I adore to bits.

Natasja Mostert

Dental Assistant

Natasja is a qualified, registered dental assistant with the HPCSA and has five year’s experience in dental assisting. During this five years, Natasja attended various courses to further extend her knowledge. Natasja grew up in Secunda where she lived most her life. She recently moved to Pretoria and is enjoying the city life. Natasja has a passion for dental assisting, is very focused, compassionate and caring. This reflects in how she treats patients. Natasja is proud of her achievements up to date, enjoys challenges and strives to give her best in everything she does. She is surely a very bubbly and lovable person.

Jackie Minnaar

Dental Technician

I obtained my National Diploma in Dental Assisting in 1998 and worked part time, after hours, as a dental assistant, whilst studying Dental Technology. I worked in a Dental Laboratory, during the day to gain as much experience as possible. I got my B. Tech Degree, cum laude, Dental Technology in 2004. I am absolutely devoted to my work and get utmost satisfaction to see how, we as a team, can change peoples lives by giving them their smiles back.

Roelien Olivier

Finance / Administration

I have a passion for Financial Accounting, and currently studying part time CA. You will get to know me as the lady that deals with the Cost estimations of all the treatments in the practice. I have 8 years experience in the dentistry field. I’m bubbly, lively and happy all the time. I Love My Smile is really the best practice in Pretoria – we will make you feel YOU. “Keep smiling because life is a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about“

Beula Potgieter

Dental Assistant

Beula has been a dental assistant for the past 16 years and is HPCSA registered.She started her career in the UK, and thereafter returned to SA where she worked as head assistant for a prominent dentist in the Lowveld. You will find that she is disciplined, determined and strive for excellence in everything she does. These characteristics come from years of athletics training which led her to represent South Africa in the world champs. Her love for working with people and sense of humour would make your visit to us relaxing and one to remember

Sarah Phuti

Instrument Sterilisation Assistant.

Visit us again soon to find out more about Sarah.